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 General 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 www.ccpg.org.nz
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 www.findyourmidwife.co.nz/midwives/canterbury
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.
Find out more about the
care around the clock telephone health advice available from your own GP team.