The Canterbury DHB was created January 1st 2001 as part of the government’s health reforms and is responsible for government funded health and disability services in the Canterbury area and runs the public hospitals in the region. It is working with other health providers to promote ‘wellness’ in our community. Their Board meetings are open … Continued
The Deaf Society of Canterbury has been in existence since 1922 providing facilities for Deaf members of the community to meet and share their common language (New Zealand Sign Language, NZ’s 3rd official language), culture, history and social, sporting and recreational activities. For further information contact the above telephone number or text the cell phone … Continued
Offer information, assistance, fellowship and social opportunities to people with chronic kidney disease. The centre is open Monday-Friday from 10am-1pm. The Field Officer is in attendance on Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays. Volunteers staff it on the other days. The centre is open for patients, supporters, and others to drop in for some hospitality. They have up … Continued
– Social Equity & Wellbeing Network Our mission is to promote social equity, justice and wellbeing by advocating on issues, empowering groups and facilitating collaboration in the social services sector. We are committed to giving effect to the Articles of Te Tiriti o Waitaki/the Treaty of Waitangi.
Al- Anon Information Helpline offers support services for relatives and friends of problem drinkers. Hours of operation are: 10.00am to 2.30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays. Outside these hours call above number and they will be directed to an after hours contact.
Manufacturers, suppliers and installers of lifts and stair-lifts. For further information regarding these lifts, either ring the adjacent telephone number or have a look at the very informative website www.vestner.co.nz
Welcome to Pegasus Health General Practice Pegasus Health is about General Practice. There are 246 independent General Practitioners, 270 Practice Nurses, over 400 other practice staff including Locums, Practice Managers and support people. Everyday they work in 105 neighbourhoods throughout Christchurch. Each week Pegasus Health GPs and Practice Nurses provide healthcare for around 40,000 Canterbury … Continued
Promote the music, dancing and culture of all things Scottish. Have 3 Pipe Bands who meet each week as well as other groups. Ring the above contact for up to date information. Please ring evenings.
24 hour crisis telephone line which is available to anyone requiring counselling help. For help call 0800 543 354 ( which is a 24 hour helpline). Lifeline runs training sessions for volunteers who are interested in telephone counselling. For further information ring their Office number 366 6742. Free email counselling available on the email address … Continued
Community & Public Health (a division of the Canterbury District Health Board) delivers free public health services in Canterbury (from Kaikoura to the Waitaki River) & the West Coast. Public health services are population based health promotion & health protection activities that are concerned with whole populations or groups such as children or elderly people … Continued