Community & Rural Health Services

​Canterbury District Health Board provide many community & Rural Health Services, including The Community Dental Service, Family Doctor Services and Public Health Services.


Community & Public Health

Community and Public Health (CPH) provides public health services to those people living in the Canterbury, South Canterbury...


Community Dental Service

The Community Dental Service provides free oral health services for all eligible children residing in the Canterbury and South...


Community Health Information Centre

The Community Health Information Centre provides free health resources within the Community and Public Health region.


Family Doctors (General Practitioners)

Except in a medical emergency (when you should call 111), you should see your family doctor also known as your general...



Information about pharmacies in Christchurch and Canterbury


Public Health Nursing Service (PHNS)

Our service offers support to children, young people and their families across all schools in Canterbury with nurses based at...

Social Work

​​​​​Social Work helps people from all walks of life, as well as their families or carers​.


Canterbury & West Coast Musculoskeletal Service

Canterbury and West Coast Musculoskeletal Service is a publicly funded service for patients with non-urgent musculoskeletal


Nurse Maude Hospice Palliative Care Team

Specialist palliative care services in the community are provided by the Nurse Maude Hospice Palliative Care Team.

Page last reviewed: 19 May 2014