Canterbury Dist Health Board – Mobility Services

Wheelchairs and Walking Frames are supplied on a short term basis. Arranged by Physiotherapists, for patients who are, or have been, patients at Christchurch Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital and Burwood Hospital. Long term use of wheelchairs is available (with a Doctor’s referral) through the Community Therapy Services, 337 7961. Walking sticks are available for short … Continued

Ballantyne J And Co. Ltd.

Website: Ballantyne’s have a variety of walking sticks (including folding) located in the Men’s Wear department. Costs vary. They can be adjusted to correct size to suit individual needs. People who go in to rest home care are required to have all clothing labelled. Ballantynes can supply sewing of garment tags. Wheelchairs are available … Continued

Barrington Pharmacy

Welcome enquiries and if a particular product is not in the pharmacy they will order it for the customer . Also Medico-packs & delivery to the Spreydon and Barrington area. Walking Sticks, Walking frames ( able to order from photographed order book ) Bathroom essentials for sale ie urinals, pans etc. See Yellow Pages for … Continued

Walking Sticks – Advice on Proper Fit

To obtain the maximum support from a walking stick it must be a proper fit & used correctly. Before you purchase a walking stick consider the following:- Select from the various styles of canes by considering the stability each offers. Choose a cane that is light. To select the proper length for a cane, stand … Continued

Northlands Life Pharmacy

Have available home aids e.g. walking sticks, nebulisers, compression stockings, backrolls.  Blood pressure testing, blood glucose testing also available. Flu vaccinations, Shingles vaccines, whooping cough vaccines, Vitamin B12 injections and  Medico packs.  

Unichem Brighton Village

  Unichem New Brighton has walking sticks available. See Telephone Directory (white pages) for full list of UNICHEM pharmacies in the Christchurch area.