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Primary health organisations

Primary health organisations (PHOs) are funded by district health boards (DHBs) to ensure that essential primary healthcare services are provided to those who are enrolled with the PHO. The essential primary healthcare services are mostly provided through general practices.

Pegasus Health

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Phone: (03) 379-1739

Fax: (03) 365-5977

Physical address: Pegasus House, 401 Madras St, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8013 (entry off Dollans Ln)

Postal address: PO Box 741, Christchurch 8140


Christchurch PHO

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Phone: (03) 374-6288

Physical address: 88C Edgeware Rd, St Albans, Christchurch 8014

Postal address: PO Box 21212, Edgeware, Christchurch 8143

Rural Canterbury PHO



Phone: 0800-800-743 or (03) 357-4970

Fax: (03) 357-4372

Physical address: Unit 2, 567 Wairakei Rd, Burnside, Christchurch 8053

Postal address: PO Box 14021, Christchurch Airport 8544

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed February 2017.

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Review key: HIMRH-125055