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HealthInfo Canterbury

About HealthInfo

HealthInfo is a health information website for the general public, funded by the Canterbury DHB. The information on HealthInfo is specific to Canterbury, New Zealand. It is written and approved by local doctors, practice nurses, hospital clinicians, and other healthcare professionals.

The website has a mix of health information, including factsheets on different topics and descriptions of local health services and supports. It also has links to recommended websites for further reading and research.

When you read information on HealthInfo, you can feel confident that this is the information your medical professional wants you to read.

How to use HealthInfo

See How to use HealthInfo for tips and tricks about getting the most out of HealthInfo.

Links to other websites

HealthInfo includes links to other websites. These links have been checked by local health professionals and are used to provide extra information. HealthInfo takes no responsibility for the content or reliability of any external website.

HealthInfo is free of advertising. However, advertising appears on some of the websites that HealthInfo links to. HealthInfo is not responsible for the advertising on those sites and does not endorse any of the advertised products or services.

HealthInfo cannot guarantee that links to other websites will work all the time. If you find a broken link on this site, please send feedback through the link at the top of every page so we can investigate the problem.

HealthInfo does not endorse or recommend any organisation referenced on this site. Organisations must not claim or imply endorsement by HealthInfo or the Canterbury DHB without the prior written approval of the Canterbury DHB.

Privacy and confidentiality statement

You can use this website without providing any personal information. If you send us emails or use the online feedback form, please do not send us any personal information.

We use Google Analytics to analyse our website's audience and improve its content. We don't collect any personal information from Google Analytics. For more information, see Google Analytics privacy information.

Advertising statement

The content on this website must not be used in advertising or for any other commercial purpose without the prior written approval of the Canterbury DHB.

Advertising is not permitted on this website.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed July 2017.

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