Keep on checking back as we continue to add useful places, local businesses and health related information/websites to this directory.
If you need medical advice, you can call Kingdom Clinic 24 hours a day, seven days a week. After hours, you can speak to a nurse from the triage team.
Call Healthline on 0800 611 116 for free advice from a trained registered nurse.
24/7 Helpline 0800‑543‑354
Ring PlunketLine on 0800 933 922 to speak with a registered Plunket nurse if you need advice about child health or parenting.
Ready to stop smoking or thinking about it? Phone 0800‑778‑778 or sign up online.
Helping older people navigate the health system - 0800 725 463
2017-05-10: 24 Hour Surgery,
Open 24 hours a day, every day for you and your family when your own doctor is not available. The 24 Hour Surgery has moved to 401 Madras St, entrance on the left just before Bealey Ave. PHONE: 03 365 7777
Healthpages is a handy website for finding NZ health services and professionals and seeing their special interests and the full range of services they provide - over 13000 health and wellbeing services in NZ.
2017-02-02: HealthInfo Canterbury,
Health Information Website funded by the Canterbury DHB. Use the Search Box to find what you are looking for.
Prostate Cancer - "The Ministry of Health has launched Kupe, a website aimed at helping men decide if a prostate check is right for them."
2017-03-05: 11 Year Old Immunisation Video,
Please note in Canterbury we give this immunisation in General Practice at age 11 years. Phone us to book your apt today.
2017-12-04: Chickenpox Vaccine,
From 01/07/2017 Varicella vaccine is funded for children born on or after 1 April 2016, at their 15 month immunisation, and for children who turn 11 years on or after 1 July 2017 if they have not previously been infected with chicken pox or vaccinate.
2017-03-05: Human papillomavirus (HPV),
Immunisation is free for everyone age 9 to 26 inclusive. This page includes a video. In Canterbury we give the HPV vaccine at 11 yr in General Practice or as a catch-up at school in Year 8.
2017-03-04: Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC),
IMAC provides New Zealanders with a local source of independent, factual information regarding vaccine-preventable diseases and the benefits and risks of immunisation.