Community and Public Health

PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES FOR HEALTHY ENVIRONMENTS AND CHOICES Community and Public Health (formerly known as Crown Public Health) provides public health services to those people living in the Canterbury, South Canterbury and West Coast regions. They are a division of the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB), but serve as the Public Health Unit (PHU) for … Continued

Where to From Here

‘WHERE TO FROM HERE’ (formerly Question of Care)- a guide to residential care/help at home & retirement options booklet with information on all homes/ hospitals in the Canterbury, Nelson, Marlborough, West Coast and Buller, South Canterbury regions ie District Health Boards. Booklet is free from Age Concern Canterbury, telephone 3660903 to receive your copy. Check … Continued


A free, 24 hour, seven day, telephone healthline. The healthline has been set up to improve access to health and disability services. The call centre is staffed by registered nurses. They do not diagnose or treat health problems over the ‘phone but assess the situation by asking a series of questions and utilising a sophisticated … Continued