Depression Helpline

Talk with a trained counsellor. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Can also put you intouch with face-to-face support.

Cardiac Companions Association Inc

To offer assistance to heart surgery patients; to promote and provide rehabilitation in the form of group activities including supervised exercise, walking group, meetings with guest speakers, peer support and social activities. Monday and Wednesday   7:00pm Pool exercises in the Hydrotherapy Pool, Physiotherapy Department, Burwood Hospital Monday                  … Continued

Orthotics Centre New Zealand Ltd

The Hospital service has been privatised and is now run by ORTHOTICS CENTRE NEW ZEALAND. Provision of new surgical footwear requires a Specialist referral. First contact must come through the hospital. When there is repeat, there is part charge of $37.00. For further information, it is advised to talk to a GP.

Christchurch Hospital

See Hospitals and other health service providers pages in the front of the telephone directory for full listing of services.

Ministry of Health – high user card

The Ministry of Health leads New Zealand’s health and disability system, and has overall responsibility for the management and development of that system. A High Use Health Card entitles frequent health service users to reduced costs for some doctor visits and some prescriptions. The card is valid for 1 year. Call the given number – Ministry … Continued