A comprehensive alphabetical list of Canterbury District Health Board services.

Services A - Z

    Early Intervention in Psychosis Service (Totara House)

    The Early Intervention in Psychosis Service (Totara House) provides specialist assessment, treatment and support for young people (18-30) experiencing a first episode of psychosis.

    Also listed as Totara House, Psychosis (Totara House), Mental Health (Totara House)

    Eczema (Dermatology)

    Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases.

    Also listed as Dermatology, Skin Diseases, Psoriasis (Dermatology), Acne (Dermatology)

    ED (the Emergency Department)

    The ED annually cares for 84000+ adults and children and are a trauma receiving area. We service a population 500,000 and collaborate with a wide internal and external network of multi-disciplinary colleagues.

    Also listed as Emergency Department, Accident & Emergency (the Emergency Department)

    Education & Development

    The directory of Study Days, Workshops and Self Directed Learning Packages available through the Clinical Skills Unit and Professional Development Unit.

    Eligibility for publicly funded health services

    Some people in New Zealand don’t qualify to have these services paid for by the New Zealand Government and are required to pay for their healthcare.

    Also listed as Translator service for non NZ residents, Foreign nationals and qualification for healthcare in NZ

    Emergencies

    Where to go in Christchurch and Canterbury for after hours health care and emergencies.

    Also listed as Emergencies, urgent and after hours care

    Emergencies, urgent and after hours care

    Where to go in Christchurch and Canterbury for after hours health care and emergencies.

    Also listed as Emergencies

    Emergency Department

    The ED annually cares for 84000+ adults and children and are a trauma receiving area. We service a population 500,000 and collaborate with a wide internal and external network of multi-disciplinary colleagues.

    Also listed as Accident & Emergency (the Emergency Department), ED (the Emergency Department)

    Emergency Department Education

    We provide comprehensive support for staff development via medical (CME) and nursing education. Undergraduate to postgraduate clinicians are enabled and encouraged to advance their practice e.g., to FACEM qualifications or Masters/PhD level nursing.

    Emergency Department Research

    The ED has a strong academic core with collaborative research a significant activity. Research is a formal requirement for some staff and an anticipated academic and professional strategy for all. Publishing and knowledge translation is encouraged.

    Emergency Department Staff - Allied Health Team

    The ED has a diverse and cohesive team of staff who work together for optimal patient results. This page outlines clinical and non-clinical allied health team members.

    Emergency Nurses and Support Team

    The department functions as a team: there are a range of roles that enable this. The roles and interests of the senior nursing team and the support staff, plus staffing levels and roster and recruitment are to be found here.

    Endocrinology

    Endocrinology deals with the biosynthesis, storage, chemistry, biochemical and physiological function of hormones and the cells of the endocrine glands and tissues that secrete them.

    Enquiries from relatives

    Useful information about your stay in our hospitals, what happens when you are admitted, what to bring with you and our approach to your care.

    Also listed as Your stay in hospital, Arriving at the ward, Calls from relatives and friends, Interpreter services, Meals on Wheels and home help, Out of town accommodation , Smokefree, Meal times, Infection prevention

    ENT (Otolaryngology Outpatient Department)

    Otolaryngology ( Ear, Nose & Throat) involves the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries or malformations of the ear, nose, throat, head, and neck.

    Also listed as Otolaryngology (ENT), Audiology

    EOI

    At times the Planning and Funding team (on behalf of the DHB) will look to change the way services are delivered and will invite interested providers to put forward expressions of interest in delivery services

    Also listed as Requests for Proposals and Expressions of Interest (RFPs and EOI), Expression of Interest, Request for Proposal, RFP

    Expression of Interest

    At times the Planning and Funding team (on behalf of the DHB) will look to change the way services are delivered and will invite interested providers to put forward expressions of interest in delivery services

    Also listed as Requests for Proposals and Expressions of Interest (RFPs and EOI), Request for Proposal, EOI, RFP

Page last reviewed: 13 September 2013
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