General Practice teams and other health services in Canterbury

General Practice Teams

Perhaps the single most important thing you can do to look after your health is to register with a general practice team before you need health care.

Your general practice team should be your first point of contact for health advice or care, unless it is an emergency. Find out about Gene​ral Practices in Canterbury or locate a GP in Canterbury.


You can find out about more about the pharmacy services available in Christchurch and Canterbury by referring to the following information published by the Canterbury Community Pharmacy Group. Go to

Find a midwife

The "Find your Midwife" website was created by the New Zealand College of Midwives to help women to find and choose a midwife that they can work with best. Go to

Community Dental Service

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. Find out more about community dental services in Canterbury​.

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Page last reviewed: 17 August 2016