A comprehensive alphabetical list of Canterbury District Health Board services.

Services A - Z

    School nurses

    Our service offers support to children, young people and their families across all schools in Canterbury with nurses based at some rural facilities. This website is a brief guide to what you can expect from our service.

    Also listed as Public Health Nursing Service (PHNS), Anaphylaxis Education, BCG vaccinations, Well Child Tamariki Ora services, Head Lice

    School nurses

    Also listed as Public Health Nurse for your School

    Screening

    Canterbury District Health Board provides many types of testing and screening services.

    Also listed as Testing & Screening, Testing

    Senior Chef

    Senior Chef is a free 8 week cooking course for people aged 65 and over who want to improve their cooking skills, confidence, or motivation around cooking for one or two people.

    Sexual Health

    Christchurch Sexual Health Service aims to provide sexual health care that is client focused, culturally appropriate and of an excellent standard.

    Also listed as STD Treatment, STI Treatment, Sexually Transmitted Infection

    Sexually Transmitted Infection

    Christchurch Sexual Health Service aims to provide sexual health care that is client focused, culturally appropriate and of an excellent standard.

    Also listed as Sexual Health, STD Treatment, STI Treatment

    Shuttle and travel to hospital

    Patient travel Assistance for Canterbury District Health Board patients

    Also listed as Patient travel assistance, Travel assistance, how to get to the hospital

    Sign language assistance for patients

    You may be required to attend a follow-up appointment in an outpatient clinic or other specialist clinics

    Also listed as Outpatient appointments, Outpatient interpreter services, Interpreter services for outpatients, Translater services for patients

    Sign up for a doctor

    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?, Register with a doctor, Doctor, register with a general practice

    Skin Diseases

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

    Also listed as Dermatology, Psoriasis (Dermatology), Acne (Dermatology), Eczema (Dermatology)

    Smokefree

    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, Enquiries from relatives, Calls from relatives and friends, Interpreter services, Meals on Wheels and home help, Out of town accommodation , Meal times, Infection prevention

    Smoking Programme

    The aim of the Smoking Programme is to reduce the prevalence of smoking and smoking-related harm amongst Māori.

    Also listed as Māori Health Services

    South Island Alliance

    The Canterbury Clinical Network (CCN) is a collective alliance of healthcare leaders, professionals and providers from across the Canterbury health system.

    Also listed as Alliances, Canterbury Clinical Network District Alliance (CCN)

    South Island Bone Marrow Transplant Unit

    The Bone Marrow Transplant Unit (BMTU) is the inpatient ward at Christchurch Hospital for Haematology patients and receives patients from over the South Island.

    Also listed as BMTU

    Specialist Care & Treatment

    For information regarding specific departments and the services that they provide see the links contained in this page

    Specialist Mental Health Service

    Specialist Mental Health Service is the major provider of mental health services in Canterbury. At any one time, 42 multidisciplinary teams provide services to 4900 consumers in the community and 200 in hospital.

    Specialty & Addiction Services

    This page contains links to information regarding Specialty & Addiction Services

    Speech Language Therapy

    Speech Language Therapy provides assessment and management to individuals with communication and/or swallowing disorders.

    Spinal Unit

    The Burwood Spinal Unit (BSU) provides services for people with Spinal Cord Impairment (SCI) resulting from accident, illness or congenital abnormalities

    Also listed as Spinal Unit (Burwood), Burwood Spinal Unit, BSU

    Spinal Unit (Burwood)

    The Burwood Spinal Unit (BSU) provides services for people with Spinal Cord Impairment (SCI) resulting from accident, illness or congenital abnormalities

    Also listed as Burwood Spinal Unit, BSU, Spinal Unit

    Staff email access

    Canterbury DHB staff can access information and internal resources such as web based email from these pages. In an emergency we will provide any urgent messages or critical information for CDHB staff in these pages.

    Also listed as Webmail & Staff Resources, Webmail for staff, Outlook staff email access, CDHB staff email, IT issues and enquiries, HR issues and enquiries

    Statement of Intent

    The Statement of Intent sets out the DHB’s long-term goals and objectives and describes what the DHB intends to achieve throughout the year to improve the health of the Canterbury population and deliver on the expectations of the Ministry of Health.

    Also listed as Canterbury DHB Statement of Intent

    STD Treatment

    Christchurch Sexual Health Service aims to provide sexual health care that is client focused, culturally appropriate and of an excellent standard.

    Also listed as Sexual Health, STI Treatment, Sexually Transmitted Infection

    STI Treatment

    Christchurch Sexual Health Service aims to provide sexual health care that is client focused, culturally appropriate and of an excellent standard.

    Also listed as Sexual Health, STD Treatment, Sexually Transmitted Infection

Page last reviewed: 13 September 2013
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