Your health

Manly eating: Moving on from steak and two veg

Eating well can help you look better, have more energy at work, perform better at sports, and live longer. Read a... read more about Manly eating: Moving on from steak and two veg»

My child has a serious allergy. What can I do?

Serious allergies can threaten your child’s life. Starting school can be a particularly scary time for a parent,... read more about My child has a serious allergy. What can I do?»

Older people can get depressed too. Find out how to manage it

Depression is not a normal part of ageing and it is not a character weakness. It is a medical illness and there are... read more about Older people can get depressed too. Find out how to manage it»

Persistent and chronic pain: What to do

Persistent pain is pain that continues past the time you were expected to recover from an injury or illness, generally... read more about Persistent and chronic pain: What to do»

Pregnant women can be more vulnerable to gum disease. Find out how to prevent it

You need to take extra care of your teeth at times when you mature and change, for example, puberty or menopause, and... read more about Pregnant women can be more vulnerable to gum disease. Find out how to prevent it»

Preventing legionnaires’ disease – advice for gardeners

Legionnaires’ disease is a form of pneumonia. It’s caused by bacteria called legionella that lives in moist... read more about Preventing legionnaires’ disease – advice for gardeners»

Real stories: Rebuilding after an injury

Three people – Simone, Tracey, and Ross – talk to ACC about rebuilding their lives, working, and driving after... read more about Real stories: Rebuilding after an injury»

Reduce your cancer risk

There are some simple things you can do to reduce your chances of getting the Big C. It’s up to you how many of these... read more about Reduce your cancer risk»

Renewing prescriptions

To renew a prescription, you usually need an appointment at your health clinic to review your health and check how your... read more about Renewing prescriptions»

Rest homes & retirement villages: make an informed choice

If you or a family member is thinking about going into a rest home or hospital care, you may be eligible for government... read more about Rest homes & retirement villages: make an informed choice»

Retrain your bladder

Many men have trouble peeing, or trouble stopping peeing. If you have urinary symptoms, you can get help. It is... read more about Retrain your bladder»

Serious injuries and disabilities

The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) provides support and services to people with lasting impairments after... read more about Serious injuries and disabilities»

So you want to be a caregiver…

Providing personal care to someone can make a huge difference in their life. It is also a big responsibility for you.... read more about So you want to be a caregiver…»

Social work services for women’s health

Christchurch Women's Hospital has social workers who can give you support and information. They can do this before,... read more about Social work services for women’s health»

SportSmart training tips

Get training tips, learn how to recognise concussion, and learn about the skills to play rugby, league, netball and... read more about SportSmart training tips»

Stress is very common. Here’s how to limit it

Throughout life good and bad things happen. It is normal to feel overwhelmed or stressed when changes are happening in... read more about Stress is very common. Here’s how to limit it»

Support and services for older people in Canterbury

There are a lot of services and support available for older people with different needs. The Needs Assessment Service... read more about Support and services for older people in Canterbury»

The 11+ football warm up

Fit4Football recommends all players and referees follow the 11+ warm up three times a week: twice at training and once... read more about The 11+ football warm up»

The most important health services for you and your child

You and your child will need lots of help and support in the first few years. Find out about health services for your... read more about The most important health services for you and your child»

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