​Medical Oncology Service


The Canterbury Regional Cancer & Haematology Service (CRCHS) Medical Oncology Department is located at Christchurch Hospital on the ground floor of the Oncology building.

Oncology Service Location Map

It is one of two tertiary centres delivering medical oncology and chemotherapy treatment in the South Island. There are a number of satellite centres around the CRCHS coverage area that also deliver chemotherapy. Medical oncologists visit these centres for patient clinics.

The Oncology Department at Christchurch Hospital has a dedicated oncology day ward which delivers chemotherapy treatment.  The Medical Oncology service sees approximately 7000 patients per year and an average of 25 - 30 chemotherapy treatments are delivered Monday to Friday.

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Page last reviewed: 09 January 2018