HealthInfo Canterbury

A-Z health topics

To find information on a health topic, browse the list of topics below. To find information on a medication, browse the list of medications in Medication factsheets A-Z. You can also use the SEARCH box at the top right of this page to find health topics and medications.

Nappy rash

Nasal polyps

Nasal rinse

Nasogastric tube feeding

Nasojejunal tube feeding

Naughty children

Nausea in palliative care

Neck lumps

Neck pain

Needle aponeurotomy

Needle disposal

Needs assessment

Nepali interpreter card


Nerve root pain

Neuromuscular scoliosis

New Zealand Sign Language interpreter card

Newborn hearing screening

Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)

Nipple reconstruction


Nitrous oxide


Nocturnal enuresis (children)

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)

Non-insulin-dependent diabetes

Nonspecific lower back pain

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories


Normal crying in babies


Nose fracture

Nosebleeds: children

Notifiable diseases and hazard reporting


NSAIDs and kidney disease

Nuclear medicine


Nutrients and supplements for multiple pregnancy

Nutrition: after surgery

Nutrition information panels

Nutrition: information sheets

Nutrition: older adults

Nutritional supplements