Canterbury Regional Cancer & Haematology Service (CRCHS)

‚ÄčThe CRCHS covers the needs of patients from the Canterbury, Nelson/Marlborough, South Canterbury and West Coast Districts.

CRCHS is comprised of the following specialty areas:

  • Medical Oncology - involves treatment with the use of anti-cancer drugs

  • Radiation Oncology - the treatment of cancer with radiation therapy

  • Haematology - diagnosing and treating non-malignant and malignant diseases of the blood and bone marrow

  • Palliative Care - supporting and caring for people and their families who are dealing with life threatening illness.


The CRCHS at Christchurch Hospital is situated in the central city next to Hagley Park. For more information see our Location page.

Contact Us

To contact the Oncology Departments telephone (03) 364 0020 then follow the prompts. Alternatively you can email us:

To contact the Haematology Department telephone (03) 364 0384.

For more information see our Contact us page.

Additional Information

Please remember that the CDHB grounds are SMOKEFREE.

Information and help to stop smoking is available through our departments or visit Quitline.

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Page last reviewed: 09 January 2018