A comprehensive alphabetical list of Canterbury District Health Board services.

Services A - Z

    Neonatal Service

    The Canterbury Neonatal Service provides a holistic family/whānau oriented model of care.

    Nephrology (Kidney)

    The Nephrology Department at Christchurch Hospital provides regional kidney care services for people in Canterbury, South Canterbury, and Westland, comprising general nephrology, acute dialysis and chronic dialysis (CAPD and home haemodialysis).

    Neurological rehab

    The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service (BIRS) is a 13 bed inpatient ward that provides comprehensive rehabilitation for people aged 16 - 65 with acquired brain injury or neurological conditions

    Also listed as Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Young stroke rehabilitation, Head injury rehabilitation

    Neurology & Neurosurgery

    Neurology is a medical specialty dealing with disorders of the nervous system. Its corresponding surgical specialty is neurosurgery.

    New to Canterbury?

    When settling in Canterbury you need to register with a General Practice Team. This team will become your first point of contact for health advice and care.

    Also listed as New to Canterbury?, Sign up for a doctor, Register with a doctor, Doctor, register with a general practice

    Ngā Ratonga Hauora Māori / The Māori Health Service

    Ngā Ratonga Hauora Māori (The Māori Health Service) is available to help patients and whanau through their hospital journey with culturally appropriate advice and support.

    Also listed as Māori Health Service

    Ngā Ratonga Hauora Māori / The Māori Health Service

    Ngā Ratonga Hauora Māori (The Māori Health Service) is available to help patients and whanau through their hospital journey with culturally appropriate advice and support.

    Nuclear Medicine

    Nuclear Medicine is a branch of medicine that uses radioactivity for diagnosis or therapy. Unlike x-rays, CT and MRI scans, Nuclear Medicine imaging demonstrates the function of an organ or organ system by monitoring a radiopharmaceutical.

    Nurse Maude Hospice Palliative Care Team

    Specialist palliative care services in the community are provided by the Nurse Maude Hospice Palliative Care Team.

    Also listed as Palliative care, Hospice care

    Nutritional Assessment & Treatment (Dietitians)

    The Nutritional Assessment & Treatment (Dietitians) service provides nutritional assessment, treatment and discharge planning services to referred patients in Burwood Hospital.

Page last reviewed: 13 September 2013
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