A comprehensive alphabetical list of Canterbury District Health Board services.

Services A - Z

    Te Awakura (Adult Acute Inpatient Service)

    Adult Acute Inpatient Service (Te Awakura) is a Four ward complex at Hillmorton Hospital providing assessment and treatment for adults with acute mental illness when 24 hour nursing care is required.

    Also listed as Adult Acute Inpatient Service (Te Awakura)

    Te Komiti Whakarite

    Te Komiti Whakarite was established to assess and provide cultural advice through the development, implementation and review of the Christchurch Hospital Māori Health Plan.

    Te Korowai Atawhai (Māori Mental Health Service)

    Nga Pukenga Atawhai (Specialist Māori Mental Health Workers) work as members of multidisciplinary clinical teams to provide cultural support to the Tangata Whaiora, their Whanau, the clinician and service.

    Also listed as Māori Mental Health

    Te Whare Mahana Whānau Family Accommodation facility

    For many years Canterbury DHB has operated a whānau-family accommodation facility for eligible family members, supporting a whānau member using services at Christchurch Hospital campus

    Also listed as Whānau Family Accommodation

    Teen dental services

    The Community Dental Service provides free oral health services for all eligible children residing in the Canterbury and South Canterbury District Health Board areas, as well as co-ordination of adolescent oral health access and health promotion.

    Also listed as Community Dental Service, Dental service, Teeth and dental services, Dental clinics

    Teeth and dental services

    The Community Dental Service provides free oral health services for all eligible children residing in the Canterbury and South Canterbury District Health Board areas, as well as co-ordination of adolescent oral health access and health promotion.

    Also listed as Community Dental Service, Dental service, Dental clinics, Teen dental services

    Terminations of Pregnancy

    Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) provide many health services for women, a directory of women's health services including non CDHB women's health services can also be found in this section.

    Also listed as Women's Health, Gynaecology, Women's Health Provider Directory, Maternity Services, Birthing Locations and Postnatal Care

    Terminations of Pregnancy (Gynaecology Procedure Unit - previously Lyndhurst)

    The Gynae Procedure Unit provides first trimester termination of pregnancy (8-13 weeks) and assessment for second trimester pregnancy. The service is available to women in Canterbury and via referrals from South Canterbury and West Coast DHBs.

    Also listed as Gynaecology Procedure Unit, Lyndhurst

    Testing

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

    Also listed as Testing & Screening, Screening

    Testing & Screening

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

    Also listed as Testing, Screening

    The Clinical Board

    The Clinical Board is a multidisciplinary clinical forum, whose membership includes representatives from the primary, secondary and community sectors.

    Also listed as Clinical Board

    The Electronic Referrals Management System

    HealthPathways provides a patient management system that ensures a smooth flow of information that enables clinicians to care for the patients more effectively.​

    Also listed as Referrals

    The National Measles Laboratory

    Canterbury Health Laboratories has been designated the World Health Organisation (WHO) National Measles and Rubella Laboratory for New Zealand (NZ) since March 2005.

    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 Early Intervention in Psychosis Service (Totara House), Psychosis (Totara House), Mental Health (Totara House)

    Translater services 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, Sign language assistance for patients

    Translator service for non NZ residents

    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 Eligibility for publicly funded health services, Foreign nationals and qualification for healthcare in NZ

    Transport to hospital

    Information about car parking options at the Canterbury District Health Board hospitals.

    Also listed as Hospital car parking, Car parking at hospital, Parking at hospital

    Travel assistance

    Patient travel Assistance for Canterbury District Health Board patients

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

Page last reviewed: 13 September 2013
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