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Dental care for babies & under 5s
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Dental care for adults
Dental care for people with special needs
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Getting medical help if you are new to Canterbury
GPs
Free GP care for resettled refugees
Preparing for your doctor's visit
Seeing another GP
Telehealth (virtual consultations)
Taking photos for telehealth
Zero fees for under-14s
New Zealand healthcare system
Quarantine & isolation
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Urgent care at home
What health professionals do
Audiologists & audiometrists
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Free GP care for resettled refugees
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Zero fees for under-14s
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Privacy and your health information
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Your health passport
Your health rights
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Emergencies & first aid
Emergency medical help
Calling 111 for an ambulance
Christchurch Emergency Department
First aid
Achilles tendon rupture first aid
Alcohol poisoning
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Asthma emergency
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Broken bones first aid
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Croup
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Funny turns or fainting
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Soft tissue injuries & RICE treatment
Stroke first aid
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Health conditions
Allergies
Overview of allergies
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Allergic contact dermatitis
Allergies in children
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Anaphylaxis (severe allergy)
Angioedema (facial swelling)
Hay fever
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Emotional & physical abuse (youth & teens)
Family harm
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Support for sexual harm
Bladder, kidney & urinary system
Bladder cancer
Kidneys
Healthy kidneys
How can I slow down CKD?
Kidney failure
Chronic kidney disease (CKD)
What is chronic kidney disease?
How is CKD diagnosed?
Common causes of CKD
Adult polycystic kidney disease
Analgesic nephropathy
Diabetes & kidney disease
Glomerulonephritis
High blood pressure & kidney disease
Urinary reflux
How is CKD treated?
Eating well with chronic kidney disease
Medicines used in kidney disease
Videos about kidney disease
Kidney cancer (renal cancer)
Kidney problems in children
Kidney stones & renal colic
Overview of kidney stones
Treating kidney stones
Eating to prevent kidney stones
Pyelonephritis (kidney infection)
Urinary system
Overview of your urinary system
Urinary system problems
Urinary symptoms
Blood in the urine (haematuria)
Urinary incontinence
Treating urinary incontinence
Urine infections
Cystitis
Interstitial cystitis
Urinary problems in children
Bedwetting & daytime wetting in children
Urine infection (UTI) in children
Diagnosing urinary system problems
Bladder diary
Cystoscopy
Pelvic examination
Treating urinary system problems
Bladder retraining
Pelvic floor
Pelvic floor muscles
Pelvic floor exercises for men
Pelvic floor exercises for women
Treating urinary incontinence
Urinary catheters
Trial without catheter (trial of void)
Penis health
About your penis
Erection problems (erectile dysfunction)
Penis problems
Penis & foreskin problems in boys
Tightness of the foreskin (phimosis)
Circumcision in boys
Urethritis
Prostate
About the prostate
Prostate health & symptoms
Prostate enlargement
Prostate surgery (TURP)
Continence & prostate surgery
Prostate cancer
Overview of prostate cancer
PSA test
Prostate biopsy
Treating prostate cancer
Prostatitis
Testicles & scrotum
About your testicles & scrotum
Infection of the testicles (epididymo-orchitis)
Testicular cancer
Other testicular & scrotal problems
Blood
What blood is made of
Anaemia
Overview of anaemia
Folic acid deficiency anaemia
Low iron & iron deficiency anaemia
Iron
How to get your daily iron
Iron-rich meal ideas
Taking iron supplements
Intravenous (IV) iron
Thalassaemia
Vitamin B12 deficiency & pernicious anaemia
Eating well to prevent vitamin B12 deficiency
Bleeding disorders
Haemophilia
Treating haemophilia
Von Willebrand disease
Blood cancers
Lymphoma
Leukaemia
Myeloma
Blood clotting disorders
Blood-thinning medicines
Food choices & warfarin
Warfarin monitoring
Deep vein thrombosis & pulmonary embolism
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Reducing your risk of DVT or PE
Pulmonary embolism (PE)
Essential thrombocythaemia (high platelets)
Iron overload (haemochromatosis)
Low platelets (thrombocytopenia)
MGUS
Primary polycythaemia (high red blood cells)
Splenectomy for children
Splenectomy & hyposplenism
Blood vessels
Overview of blood vessels
Problems with arteries
Aneurysms
Types of aneurysms
Atherosclerosis
Aortic dissection
Peripheral vascular disease
Overview of peripheral vascular disease
Acute limb ischaemia
Critical limb ischaemia
Intermittent claudication
Problems with veins
Thrombophlebitis
Venous insufficiency
Varicose eczema
Varicose veins
Raynaud syndrome
Tests for blood vessel problems
Treatments for blood vessel problems
Compression stockings
Bones & joints
Arthritis & related disorders
About arthritis & related disorders
Ankylosing spondylitis
Arthritis (osteoarthritis)
Overview of osteoarthritis
Self-care for osteoarthritis
Treating osteoarthritis
Aids for people with osteoarthritis
Mobility action programme for osteoarthritis
Foot & ankle arthritis
About foot & ankle arthritis
Living with foot & ankle arthritis
Surgery for foot & ankle arthritis
Thumb arthritis
Overview of thumb arthritis
Self-care for thumb arthritis
Treating thumb arthritis
Arthritis New Zealand
Conserving energy
Fibromyalgia
About fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia tests & diagnosis
Living with fibromyalgia
Being active with fibromyalgia
Giant cell arteritis (GCA)
Overview of giant cell arteritis (GCA)
Treating giant cell arteritis (GCA)
Getting help for GCA
Gout
About gout
Gout tests & diagnosis
Living with gout
Eating & lifestyle advice for gout
Medications for gout
Lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus)
Medications for inflammatory arthritis
Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR)
Rheumatoid & psoriatic arthritis
About rheumatoid & psoriatic arthritis
Inflammatory arthritis tests & diagnosis
Living with inflammatory arthritis
Medications for inflammatory arthritis
Septic arthritis (joint infection)
Sjogren's syndrome
Bone & joint problems
Ankles & feet
Achilles tendon
Achilles tendinopathy
Ruptured Achilles tendon
Recovery after a ruptured Achilles tendon
Broken ankle (fractured ankle)
Broken foot (fractured metatarsal)
Care of your ankle following a fracture
Foot & ankle arthritis
About foot & ankle arthritis
Living with foot & ankle arthritis
Surgery for foot & ankle arthritis
Sprained ankle
Back & neck
Low back pain
About low back pain
Treating low back pain
Things you can do to help your back pain
Pain relief & professional treatment for back pain
How to stop low back pain coming back
Other causes of low back pain
Neck pain
Vertebral compression fracture
Hips & legs
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
Overview of an ACL injury
Treating an ACL injury
Exercise & physiotherapy for ACL injury
Surgery for ACL
Broken lower leg (fractured tibia or fibula)
Treating a broken lower leg
Broken knee (knee fracture)
Recovering from a broken knee
Broken kneecap (fractured patella)
Surgery for a broken kneecap
Bursitis
Diagnosing bursitis
Treating bursitis
Dislocated kneecap (dislocated patella)
Hip & groin pain
Overview of hip & groin pain
Groin strains
Hip labral tears
Hip & knee replacement
About hip & knee replacement
Before & after hip & knee replacement surgery
Joint replacement surgery videos
Knee injuries
Knee pain in adults
Leg cramp
Quadriceps exercises
Shin pain
Ribs & breastbone
Costochondritis
Rib injuries
Shoulders & arms
AC joint injuries
Broken collar bone (fractured clavicle)
Broken elbow (olecranon fracture)
How is a broken elbow treated?
Broken forearm (adults)
Treating a broken forearm in adults
Broken radial head
What is a broken radial head?
How is a broken radial head treated?
Surgery for a broken radial head
Bursitis
Diagnosing bursitis
Treating bursitis
Common shoulder problems
Painful shoulders
Exercises for your shoulders
Stiff shoulders
Unstable shoulders & dislocations
Weak shoulders
Exercises of your arm & hand while in a cast
Fractured surgical neck of the humerus
Tennis & golfer's elbow
Diagnosing tennis or golfer's elbow
Treating tennis & golfer's elbow
Self-care for tennis & golfer's elbow
Wrists & hands
Broken finger (fractured phalanx)
Surgery for a broken finger
Broken hand bones
Surgery for a broken hand
Broken wrist (wrist fracture)
Your wrist bones
How is a broken wrist treated?
Surgery for a broken wrist
Care of your wrist & hand following a fracture
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Overview of carpal tunnel syndrome
Treating carpal tunnel syndrome
Surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome
Before & after surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome
Recovery after carpal tunnel surgery
De Quervain's tenosynovitis
Overview of de Quervain's tenosynovitis
Treating de Quervain's tenosynovitis
Surgery for de Quervain's tenosynovitis
Before & after surgery for de Quervain's tenosynovitis
Dupuytren contracture
Overview of Dupuytren contracture
Treating Dupuytren contracture
Before & after surgery for Dupuytren contracture
Recovering from surgery for Dupuytren contracture
Ganglion cyst
Mallet finger
Gradual removal of a mallet splint
Thumb arthritis
Trigger finger
Overview of trigger finger
Treating trigger finger
Ulnar nerve compression
What is ulnar nerve compression?
Living with ulnar nerve compression
Surgery for ulnar nerve compression
Before & after surgery for ulnar nerve compression
Broken bones (fractures)
Chiropractors
Osteopaths
Physiotherapists
DHB-funded physiotherapy treatment
Children's bones & joints
Overview of children's bones & joints
Bone pain in children
Broken bones (fractures)
Ankles & feet (children)
Club foot
Curly toes
Pigeon toes (intoeing)
Sever's disease
Growth plate injuries
About growth plates
What are growth plate injuries?
How are growth plate injuries treated?
Hips & legs (children)
Bow legs
Developmental hip dysplasia
Treating DDH using a harness
Knee pain in children
Limping in children
Perthes disease
Slipped upper femoral epiphysis (SUFE)
Scoliosis in children
About scoliosis in children
Diagnosing & treating scoliosis in children
Shoulders & arms (children)
Broken collar bone in children
Broken elbow in children
About broken elbows in children
Common types of elbow fractures in children
How are broken elbows in children treated?
Broken forearm in children
Pulled elbow
Wrists & hands (children)
Trigger thumb
What is trigger thumb?
How is trigger thumb treated?
Living with an injury
ACC help after an injury
Self-care after an injury
Care of your cast
Deep vein thrombosis & plaster casts
Driving with an injury
Flying in a cast
Non-weight-bearing
Pain relief after an injury
Soft tissue injuries & RICE treatment
Using crutches
Living with long-term joint pain
Helping myself with long-term joint pain
Pain relief for long-term joint pain & arthritis
Steroid injections
Osteoporosis
Overview of osteoporosis
Reducing your risk of osteoporosis
Treating osteoporosis
Self-care for osteoporosis
Eating well for strong healthy bones
How to get your daily vitamin D
Zoledronate infusion
Brain & nerves
Bell palsy
Brain injury & concussion
Brain injury & concussion in adults
Head injuries in children
Preventing head injuries
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Overview of carpal tunnel syndrome
Treating carpal tunnel syndrome
Surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome
Before & after surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome
Recovery after carpal tunnel surgery
ME/CFS (myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
Overview of ME/CFS
Diagnosing & self-care for ME/CFS
Community groups for communication difficulties
Epilepsy
Essential tremor
Headaches & migraines in adults
Headaches & migraines in children
Motor neurone disease
Multiple sclerosis (MS)
Overview of multiple sclerosis (MS)
Diagnosing & treating multiple sclerosis (MS)
Self-care for multiple sclerosis (MS)
Parkinson disease
Peripheral neuropathy
Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN)
Restless legs syndrome
Stroke
About stroke
Preventing stroke
What happens if I have a stroke?
Life after a stroke
Tests for nervous system problems
Transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
Overview of Transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
Diagnosing a TIA
Self-care after a TIA
Trigeminal neuralgia
Cancer
Overview of cancer
Steps to reduce your cancer risk
Reducing your risk of mouth & throat cancer
Inherited cancer & BRCA genes
Cancer treatments & their side effects
Immunosuppression
Overview of immunosuppression
Self-care with immunosuppression
Skin cancer checks for immune-suppressed people
Lymphoedema
Managing chemotherapy-induced diarrhoea
Oral hygiene & saliva management
Radiation treatment side effects
Looking after yourself & other people who have cancer
Alternative treatments for cancer
Getting on with life after cancer treatment
Cancer in youth & teens
Adult survivors of cancer in childhood and adolescence
Types of cancer
Bladder cancer
Bowel cancer
Overview of bowel cancer
Reducing your risk of bowel cancer
National Bowel Screening Programme
Breast cancer
About breast cancer
Am I at risk of breast cancer?
How do I know if I have breast cancer?
Breast screening (mammography)
At-risk breast cancer screening
How is breast cancer treated?
Breast cancer surgery
Breast biopsy
Lumpectomy & mastectomy
Lumpectomy
Mastectomy
Therapeutic mammoplasty
Self-care after breast cancer
Support with breast cancer
Cancer of the uterus
Hysterectomy
Cervix
Cervical screening & cervical smears
Treatment after an abnormal smear
Cervical cancer
HPV & cervical cancer vaccine (Gardasil)
Cervical polyps
Colposcopy
Kidney cancer (renal cancer)
Lymphoma
Lung cancer
Myeloma
Ovarian cancer
Prostate cancer
Overview of prostate cancer
PSA test
Prostate biopsy
Treating prostate cancer
Skin cancer
Overview of skin cancers
Finding and preventing skin cancers
Melanoma skin cancers
Overview of melanoma
Diagnosing melanoma
Treating melanoma
Self-care with melanoma
Non-melanoma skin cancers
Precancerous & noncancerous skin lesions
Removal (excision) or biopsy of a skin lesion
Testicular cancer
Thyroid cancer
Radioiodine for thyroid cancer
Diabetes
Overview of diabetes
Type 1 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes
Prediabetes
Complications of diabetes
Overview of diabetes complications
Diabetes & your eyes
Overview of diabetes & your eyes
Eye problems with diabetes
Diabetes eye checks (retinal screening)
Treating diabetic retinopathy
Diabetes & feet
Self-care for your feet
Diabetes & kidney disease
Diabetic nerve damage (neuropathy)
Diabetes & your risk of heart attack or stroke
Self-care for diabetes
Driving with diabetes
Eating well with diabetes
Shopping guide for diabetes or weight control
Blood glucose (sugar) self-monitoring
Low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia)
Guidelines for giving glucagon
Managing diabetes when you are sick
Managing insulin
Overview of insulin
How to inject insulin
Storing & handling insulin
Diabetes equipment
Managing insulin when you are sick
Safe sharps disposal
Travelling with diabetes
Foot care when travelling
Travel checklist for people with diabetes
Getting help for diabetes
Canterbury diabetes services & support
Diabetes group education classes
Diabetes Centre Psychological Services
Diabetes in pregnancy
Diabetes in children & teens
Ear, nose & throat
Audiologists & audiometrists
Broken nose
Caring for your broken nose after surgery
Cochlear implant
Ear problems
Blocked ears (Eustachian tube dysfunction)
Middle-ear infections (otitis media)
Glue ear (otitis media with effusion)
Diagnosing and treating glue ear
Grommets (ventilation tubes)
Outer ear infection (otitis externa)
Waxy ears
Hearing loss in adults
Treating hearing loss in adults
Hearing in babies & children
Newborn hearing screening tests
Hearing loss in children
Hoarse or lost voice (laryngitis)
Lump in the throat (globus sensation)
Neck lumps
Nosebleeds
Nosebleed first aid
Prominent ear surgery (otoplasty)
Sinusitis
Overview of sinusitis (sinus infection or inflammation)
Long-term sinusitis
Nasal saline rinse
Sore throats & tonsillitis
Sore throat
Tonsillitis
Tonsillectomy
Tinnitus
Vertigo
Overview of vertigo
Treating vertigo
Exercises for vertigo
Self-care for vertigo
Eyes
Canterbury DHB Eye Clinic
Cataracts
Overview of cataracts
Treating cataracts
Chalazion & stye
Self-care for a chalazion or stye
Conjunctivitis
Causes of conjunctivitis
Symptoms of conjunctivitis
Treating conjunctivitis
Diabetes & your eyes
Overview of diabetes & your eyes
Eye problems with diabetes
Diabetes eye checks (retinal screening)
Treating diabetic retinopathy
Dry eyes
Symptoms and causes of dry eyes
Diagnosing dry eyes
Treating dry eyes
Eyelid inflammation (blepharitis)
Floaters, flashes & retinal detachment
Floaters
Flashes & retinal detachment
Treating & reducing the risk of retinal detachment
Giant cell arteritis (GCA)
Overview of giant cell arteritis (GCA)
Treating giant cell arteritis (GCA)
Getting help for GCA
Glaucoma
Overview of glaucoma
Reducing your risk of glaucoma
Treating glaucoma
Self-care for glaucoma
Herpes simplex eye infection
Keratoconus
Low vision
Overview of low vision
Causes & symptoms of low vision
Treating low vision
Coping with vision loss
Self-care for low vision
Macular degeneration
Overview of macular degeneration
Diagnosing macular degeneration
Treating macular degeneration
Self-care for macular degeneration
Optometrists
Pterygium & pinguecula
Subconjunctival haemorrhage
Thyroid eye disease
Vision loss in one eye
Vision problems
Astigmatism
Symptoms of and diagnosing astigmatism
Treating astigmatism
Childhood vision problems
Lazy eye (amblyopia)
Squint (childhood strabismus)
Eye examinations for children
Long-sightedness (hyperopia)
Symptoms of and diagnosing hyperopia
Treating hyperopia
Middle-age long-sightedness (presbyopia)
Overview of presbyopia
Treating presbyopia
Short-sightedness (myopia)
Overview of myopia
Treating myopia
Surgery to improve vision (refractive surgery)
Watery eyes
Causes of watery eyes
Diagnosing and treating watery eyes
Feet & foot problems
Overview of feet & foot problems
Broken toe (fractured toe)
Bunions
Corns & calluses
Diabetes & feet
Self-care for your feet
Flat feet
Foot & ankle orthotics
Foot problems & care in older adults
Hammertoe
Heel & foot pain (plantar fasciitis)
Mallet toe
Morton's neuroma
Overlapping toes
Pain in the ball of your foot (metatarsalgia)
Podiatrists
Stress fractures of the foot
Stretches for your ankles & feet
Toenail problems
Ingrown toenail
Warts & verrucas
Heart
Heart risk assessment
Angina (chest pain)
Angina tests & diagnosis
Living with angina
Treating angina
Reducing my risk of angina
More information about angina & heart attack
Atrial fibrillation (AF)
Funny turns or fainting
Ways to prevent fainting & light-headedness
Heart attack
What is a heart attack?
Diagnosing & treating a heart attack
Life after a heart attack
Reducing my risk of a heart attack
Heart failure
Overview of heart failure
Preventing heart failure
Diagnosing heart failure
Treating heart failure
Self-care for heart failure
Conserving energy
Videos about heart failure
Advanced heart failure
Heart murmurs & heart valve problems in adults
Heart murmurs in children
Heart palpitations
Extra beats (ectopic beats)
Fast heartbeat caused by SVT
Heart treatments
Medicines for your heart
Heart treatments & surgery
Heart bypass & valve surgery
High blood pressure (hypertension)
Overview of high blood pressure
High blood pressure tests and diagnosis
Self-care for high blood pressure
Measuring your blood pressure at home
High cholesterol
Cholesterol-lowering medicines
High triglycerides
Lowering your triglyceride levels
Infective endocarditis
Inherited heart diseases
Tests for heart problems
Hormones
Addison's disease
Diabetes insipidus
Hyperparathyroidism (excess parathyroid hormone)
Low testosterone
Prednisone (oral steroids)
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
Overview of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
Eating well with polycystic ovary syndrome
Prolactin & prolactinomas
Thyroid
Goitre (enlarged thyroid gland)
Nuclear medicine thyroid scan
Overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)
Treating an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)
Radioiodine for thyroid cancer
Radioiodine treatment for thyrotoxicosis (overactive thyroid)
Thyroid cancer
Thyroid disease in pregnancy
Thyroid eye disease
Thyroid nodules
Thyroiditis (inflamed thyroid)
Underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism)
Immunosuppression
Overview of immunosuppression
Self-care with immunosuppression
Skin cancer checks for immune-suppressed people
Infectious diseases
Overview of infectious diseases
Notifiable diseases and hazard reporting
Airway (respiratory) infections
Acute bronchitis (chest infection)
Bronchiolitis
Colds & sinusitis
Colds in children
Over-the-counter cold medicines & children
Colds in adults
Overview of sinusitis (sinus infection or inflammation)
Nasal saline rinse
Flu (influenza)
Flu (influenza) vaccinations
Legionnaires' disease (legionellosis)
Pneumonia (lung infection)
Sore throat
Tonsillitis
Tuberculosis (TB)
BCG (TB) vaccination
Whooping cough (Bordetella pertussis)
Whooping cough vaccine for pregnant women
Antibiotics
What are antibiotics & how do they work?
Why don't I need antibiotics?
Antibiotic-resistant infections
Overview of antibiotic-resistant infections
CPE (carbapenemase-producing enterobacteriaceae)
ESBL (extended-spectrum beta-lactamases)
MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
VRE (vancomycin-resistant enterococci)
Skin decolonisation
Chickenpox
Cold sores
Conjunctivitis
Causes of conjunctivitis
Symptoms of conjunctivitis
Treating conjunctivitis
COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)
Further information about the response to COVID-19
Caring for yourself at home with COVID-19
Eating and drinking when recovering from COVID-19
COVID-19 – Public message about medicines supply
COVID-19 vaccines
Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
Face masks to reduce the spread of COVID-19
Self-isolation after COVID-19 testing
Diarrhoea & vomiting (gastroenteritis)
Overview of diarrhoea & vomiting (gastroenteritis)
Diarrhoea & vomiting in children (gastroenteritis)
Campylobacter
Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)
Cryptosporidium
E.coli
Giardia
Norovirus
Rotavirus
Salmonella
Shigella
Yersinia
Glandular fever
Haemophilus influenzae (Hib)
Hand, foot & mouth disease
Hepatitis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Infective endocarditis
Leptospirosis
Measles
Meningitis & meningococcal disease
Meningitis
Meningococcal disease
Mumps
Polio
Post-polio syndrome
Quarantine & isolation
Rheumatic fever & rheumatic heart disease
Rubella
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
Overview of sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
Chlamydia
Genital herpes
Genital warts
Gonorrhoea
Hepatitis B
HIV & AIDS
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
Pubic lice
Syphilis
Telling your sexual partner (partner notification)
Trichomonas infection
Shingles
Skin infections
Overview of skin infections
Cellulitis
Fungal skin infections
Overview of fungal skin infections
Pityriasis
Thrush (candida)
Head lice & nits
Impetigo (school sores)
Molluscum contagiosum
ORF
Scabies
Overview of scabies
Getting rid of scabies
Staphylococcus skin infections
Overview of Staphylococcus skin infections
Preventing & treating Staphylococcal skin infections
Skin decolonisation
Slapped cheek
Threadworms
Zika virus
Liver & gallbladder
Fatty liver
Gallbladder & gallstones
Hepatitis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Liver failure & cirrhosis
FibroScan
Understanding your liver function results
Lungs
Airway (respiratory) infections
Acute bronchitis (chest infection)
Bronchiolitis
Colds & sinusitis
Colds in children
Over-the-counter cold medicines & children
Colds in adults
Overview of sinusitis (sinus infection or inflammation)
Nasal saline rinse
Flu (influenza)
Flu (influenza) vaccinations
Legionnaires' disease (legionellosis)
Pneumonia (lung infection)
Sore throat
Tonsillitis
Tuberculosis (TB)
BCG (TB) vaccination
Whooping cough (Bordetella pertussis)
Whooping cough vaccine for pregnant women
Asbestos
Asthma
Asthma in adults
Overview of asthma in adults
Treating asthma in adults
Self-care for asthma
Asthma emergency
Inhalers
Using a spacer
Asthma in children
About asthma in children
Asthma tests & diagnosis for children
Living with a child diagnosed with asthma
Ways to help manage asthma
Asthma medications for children
Asthma action plans & emergencies in children
Inhalers
Using a spacer
Asthma in pregnancy
Asthma in youth & teens
Bronchiectasis
Bronchoscopy
COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
Overview of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
Self-care for COPD
COPD medications
Getting help with COPD
Inhalers
Conserving energy
Collapsed lung (pneumothorax)
Coughing up blood (haemoptysis)
Cystic fibrosis
How to become smokefree
Quitting smoking
Medicines that help you quit
Second-hand smoke
Protect your children from second-hand smoke
Smoking in pregnancy
Smoking information for youth & teens
Vaping to quit smoking
Lung cancer
Diagnosing & treating lung cancer
Lung fibrosis (pulmonary fibrosis)
Persistent cough
Sarcoidosis
Silicosis
Spirometry
Canterbury Better Breathing programme
Persistent (chronic) pain
Overview of persistent pain
Diagnosing persistent pain
Frequently asked questions about persistent pain
Self-care for persistent pain
Medication for persistent pain
More information about persistent pain
Persistent pain in children & teens
Sexual health
Contraception & sterilisation
Overview of contraception & sterilisation
Combined oral contraceptives
Condoms
Contraceptive implant
Contraceptive injection (Depo-Provera)
Emergency contraceptive pill
Intrauterine devices & systems (IUDs & IUSs)
Inserting an IUD or IUS
Progesterone-only pill (POP)
Sterilisation for women
Vasectomy
Penis health
About your penis
Erection problems (erectile dysfunction)
Penis problems
Urethritis
Safer sex
Sex & intimacy in older adults
Sexual Health Centre
Sexual health for youth & teens
When you're thinking about having sex
Contraception for youth & teens
Pregnancy information for youth & teens
Support for teen parents
Sexual health services for young people in Canterbury
Sexual health services in Canterbury
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
Overview of sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
Chlamydia
Genital herpes
Genital warts
Gonorrhoea
Hepatitis B
HIV & AIDS
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
Pubic lice
Syphilis
Telling your sexual partner (partner notification)
Trichomonas infection
Testicles & scrotum
About your testicles & scrotum
Infection of the testicles (epididymo-orchitis)
Testicular cancer
Other testicular & scrotal problems
Vulval & vaginal health
Bacterial vaginosis (BV, gardnerella)
Thrush (candida)
Vulval irritation & pain
Skin
Overview of skin conditions
Acne
Living with acne
Treatments for mild to moderate acne
Isotretinoin for severe acne
More information about acne
Angular cheilitis
Dermatitis
Allergic contact dermatitis
Irritant contact dermatitis
Seborrhoeic dermatitis & cradle cap
Burns
Overview of burns
Burns first aid
Preventing burns
Self-care for burns
Getting help for burns
Eczema in adults & teenagers
About eczema in adults & teenagers
Living with eczema (dermatitis)
Eczema treatments for adults
More information about eczema (dermatitis)
Eczema in children
About eczema in children
Eczema tests & diagnosis
Looking after a child diagnosed with eczema
Treating eczema in children
Infected eczema
More information about child eczema
Epidermoid & pilar cysts
Good food for wound healing
Protein-rich meal ideas
Hair loss (alopecia)
Lipoma
Perioral dermatitis (muzzle rash)
Psoriasis
Overview of psoriasis
Helping myself with psoriasis
Treating psoriasis
Rosacea
Skin cancer
Overview of skin cancers
Finding and preventing skin cancers
Melanoma skin cancers
Overview of melanoma
Diagnosing melanoma
Treating melanoma
Self-care with melanoma
Non-melanoma skin cancers
Precancerous & noncancerous skin lesions
Removal (excision) or biopsy of a skin lesion
Skin grafts
Overview of skin grafts
Self-care for skin grafts
Caring for your dressings
Skin infections
Overview of skin infections
Cellulitis
Fungal skin infections
Overview of fungal skin infections
Pityriasis
Thrush (candida)
Head lice & nits
Impetigo (school sores)
Molluscum contagiosum
ORF
Scabies
Overview of scabies
Getting rid of scabies
Staphylococcus skin infections
Overview of Staphylococcus skin infections
Preventing & treating Staphylococcal skin infections
Skin decolonisation
Skin surgery and wound care
Good food for wound healing
Protein-rich meal ideas
How can I help my wound to heal?
Surgery for skin wounds
Looking after your skin surgery wound
Risks & complications of skin surgery
Discharge advice after a local anaesthetic procedure
Lymphoedema
Surgery for skin ulcers
Skin grafts
Overview of skin grafts
Self-care for skin grafts
Caring for your dressings
Skin wounds & ulcers
Skin wounds
Cuts, scrapes & wounds first aid
How can I help my wound to heal?
Surgery for skin wounds
Looking after your skin surgery wound
Skin ulcers
Foot ulcers
Leg ulcers (venous)
Pressure injuries
How can I help my wound to heal?
Surgery for skin ulcers
Sleep
Overview of sleep
Leg cramp
Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA)
Sleep assessment
Self-care for OSA
Avoiding sleeping on your back
Treating OSA
CPAP therapy
About CPAP therapy
CPAP trial
Long-term CPAP therapy
Mask fitting for CPAP therapy
Restless legs syndrome
Sleep advice for shiftworkers
Sleep advice for tamariki (children)
Sleep advice for teens
Tips for sleeping well (sleep hygiene)
Speech & communication difficulties
Aphasia
Overview of aphasia
Finding & recalling words
Helping someone with aphasia communicate
Apraxia of speech
Dysarthria
Helping someone with dysarthria communicate
Communication strategies
Communicating with someone who can't talk
Communicating with someone who can't hear well
Finding & recalling words
Tips for better communication
Tips for reading, writing, & using the phone
Tips for processing & recalling information
Tips for paying attention
Tips for looking after your voice
Community groups for communication difficulties
Speech & language delay or disorder
Overview of speech and language delay or disorder
Diagnosing a speech & language delay or disorder
Caring for a child with speech & language delay or disorder
Speech-language therapists
When to see a speech-language therapist
Stuttering
Stuttering in children
Does my child stutter?
Living with a child who stutters
Stuttering in teenagers
Do I have a stutter? (teenagers)
Living with a stutter for teenagers
Stuttering in adults
Do I have a stutter? (adults)
Living with a stutter for adults
Stomach & bowel
Overview of your stomach & bowel
Acid reflux, heartburn, indigestion (GORD)
Eating & lifestyle when you have heartburn
Anal fissure (tear)
Anorectal abscess
Appendicitis
Bowel cancer
Overview of bowel cancer
Reducing your risk of bowel cancer
National Bowel Screening Programme
Bowel polyps
Bowel surgery
Coeliac disease
Overview of coeliac disease
Self-care for coeliac disease
Getting help for coeliac disease
Gluten-free diet for coeliac disease
Gastroscopy
Coeliac disease in children
Coeliac disease tests & diagnosis for children
Living with a child diagnosed with coeliac disease
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy & sigmoidoscopy if you have diabetes
Constipation
Constipation in adults
Am I constipated?
Causes of constipation in adults
Constipation tests & diagnosis for adults
Dealing with constipation
Fibre & fluid for healthy bowels
Medicines for constipation (adults)
Constipation in babies
Constipation in children
About constipation in children
Causes of constipation in children
Constipation tests & diagnosis for children
Looking after a child who has constipation
Fibre & fluid for children
Medications for constipation in children
Diarrhoea & vomiting (gastroenteritis)
Overview of diarrhoea & vomiting (gastroenteritis)
Diarrhoea & vomiting in children (gastroenteritis)
Diverticular disease & diverticulitis
Overview of diverticular disease & diverticulitis
Eating guidelines for diverticulosis, diverticular disease & diverticulitis
Fibre & fluid for healthy bowels
Low-fibre diet
Gastroscopy
Haemorrhoids (piles)
Treating haemorrhoids (piles)
Hernia
Overview of abdominal hernia
Hernia repair surgery
Mesh hernia repair
At home after a hernia repair
Incidental pancreatic lesions
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
Overview of IBD
Treating IBD
Advice & support for people with IBD
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
About irritable bowel syndrome
IBS tests & diagnosis
Eating & lifestyle guidelines for IBS
Food intolerance & low-FODMAP eating
Group education on the low-FODMAP diet
Medications & complementary treatments for IBS
Lactose intolerance
How to manage lactose intolerance
Peptic ulcers
H. pylori
Pilonidal disease
Vitamin B12 deficiency & pernicious anaemia
Eating well to prevent vitamin B12 deficiency
Swallowing difficulties
Overview of swallowing difficulties
Dietary suggestions for swallowing difficulties
Easy eating with cognitive problems
Mouth care
Carer's guide to mouth care
Oral hygiene & saliva management
Safe eating & drinking
Safe eating & drinking with facial weakness or numbness
Taking medicines when swallowing is difficult
Video swallow studies
Videofluoroscopic swallow study for adults
Videofluoroscopic swallow study for children
Teeth & mouth
Overview of teeth and oral problems
Getting help for teeth & oral problems
Eligibility of children for free dental care
Dental care for babies & under 5s
Dental care for school children
Dental care for teenagers
Dental care for adults
Dental care for people with special needs
Subsidised dental care for adults on low incomes
Looking after teeth & gums
Fluoride
Mouth care
Carer's guide to mouth care
Oral hygiene & saliva management
Oral health products
Sugar and tooth decay
Toothbrushing & flossing
Looking after teeth & gums (babies and children)
Oral problems in teens and adults
Dry mouth
Gum disease
Knocked-out teeth
Mouth ulcers
Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD)
Overview of temporomandibular disorder (TMD)
Self-care for Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD)
Tooth decay
Wisdom teeth
Overview of wisdom teeth
Removing wisdom teeth
Recovery after having your wisdom teeth removed
Oral problems in children
Knocked-out teeth
Teething
Tooth decay in children
Dental health in older people
Fixing teeth
Braces & plates for straightening teeth
Dental implants
Fillings, crowns & root canals
Fissure sealants
Tooth whitening
Child health
Useful websites for child health
Christchurch Hospital Child Health Services information
Videos about medical tests and procedures for children
Active children
ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) in children
ADHD tests & diagnosis
Living with a child diagnosed with ADHD
Medications for ADHD
Community support organisations for ADHD
More information about ADHD
Allergies in children
Hay fever
Preventing food allergies
Anxiety in children
Overview of anxiety in children
Helping my child with anxiety
Getting help for my child with anxiety
Asthma in children
About asthma in children
Asthma tests & diagnosis for children
Living with a child diagnosed with asthma
Ways to help manage asthma
Asthma medications for children
Asthma action plans & emergencies in children
Inhalers
Using a spacer
Babies
Bronchiolitis
Cleft lip & palate
Constipation in babies
Feeding
Breastfeeding
Why breastfeed?
Starting to breastfeed
Who can help me to breastfeed?
Breastfeeding issues
Breastfeeding your premature baby
Breast fullness & breast engorgement
Breast pumps & storing breast milk
Mastitis
Sore, tender & damaged nipples
Medicines, alcohol, drugs & breastfeeding
Tongue-tie
Why can tongue-tie be a problem?
How is tongue-tie treated?
Infant formulas
Starting solids and feeding your baby
Flat head in babies (plagiocephaly)
Group B streptococcus in newborn babies
Jaundice in babies
Nappy rash
Pregnancy & parenting education (antenatal classes)
Safe sleeping for babies
Spilling, reflux & GORD in babies
When your baby has reflux or GORD
Looking after a baby with spilling or GORD
Sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI)
Twisted neck in babies (torticollis)
Unsettled & Crying Babies
When your baby is unsettled
Looking after an unsettled baby
Bronchiolitis
Bullying information for parents
Getting help if your child is being bullied
Cerebral palsy
Chickenpox
Child abuse & neglect
Child development & growth
Child development problems
Auditory processing disorder
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
Child health & development checks
B4 School Checks
Well Child Tamariki Ora visits
Well Child Tamariki Ora providers
Eye examinations for children
Childhood vision problems
Lazy eye (amblyopia)
Squint (childhood strabismus)
Eye examinations for children
Children of parents with a mental illness or addiction
Children's bones & joints
Overview of children's bones & joints
Bone pain in children
Broken bones (fractures)
Ankles & feet (children)
Club foot
Curly toes
Pigeon toes (intoeing)
Sever's disease
Growth plate injuries
About growth plates
What are growth plate injuries?
How are growth plate injuries treated?
Hips & legs (children)
Bow legs
Developmental hip dysplasia
Treating DDH using a harness
Knee pain in children
Limping in children
Perthes disease
Slipped upper femoral epiphysis (SUFE)
Scoliosis in children
About scoliosis in children
Diagnosing & treating scoliosis in children
Shoulders & arms (children)
Broken collar bone in children
Broken elbow in children
About broken elbows in children
Common types of elbow fractures in children
How are broken elbows in children treated?
Broken forearm in children
Pulled elbow
Wrists & hands (children)
Trigger thumb
What is trigger thumb?
How is trigger thumb treated?
Circumcision in boys
Coeliac disease in children
Coeliac disease tests & diagnosis for children
Living with a child diagnosed with coeliac disease
Colds in children
Over-the-counter cold medicines & children
Constipation in children
About constipation in children
Causes of constipation in children
Constipation tests & diagnosis for children
Looking after a child who has constipation
Fibre & fluid for children
Medications for constipation in children
Cough in children
Croup
Cystic fibrosis
Diabetes in children & teens
Diarrhoea & vomiting in children (gastroenteritis)
Eczema in children
About eczema in children
Eczema tests & diagnosis
Looking after a child diagnosed with eczema
Treating eczema in children
Infected eczema
More information about child eczema
Fever (high temperature) in children
Overview of fever (high temperature) in children
Treating fever (high temperature) in children
Febrile convulsions
Gender identity in children & youth
Overview of gender identity in children & youth
Gender dysphoria
Support networks for transgender children, youth & their whānau/families
Gender identity resources for whānau/families
Gender identity resources for schools & sport organisations
Head injuries in children
Head lice & nits
Headaches & migraines in children
Eating well for children
Is my child a healthy weight?
Healthy & active children
Parenting healthy & active children
Tips to help your child be healthy & active
Healthy breakfast ideas for children
Healthy school lunches
Healthy dinners for children
Smart snacking for children
Healthier takeaway tips
Treats & rewards for children
Reading food labels
Meal planning & healthy recipes
Underweight children
Fussy eaters
Iron & your child
Iron-rich meal ideas for children
Hearing in babies & children
Newborn hearing screening tests
Hearing loss in children
Heart murmurs in children
Impetigo (school sores)
Inguinal hernia in children
Kidney problems in children
Measles
Medicines for children
Meningitis & meningococcal disease
Meningitis
Meningococcal disease
Mesenteric adenitis
Molluscum contagiosum
Mumps
Nosebleed first aid
Nosebleeds
Parenting
Child (tamaiti) behaviour
Tips for Improving behaviour in tamariki (children)
Screen-time strategies
Support for parents
One-to-one parenting support
Parenting group programmes
Counselling
Respite for children & families
Support groups
Penis & foreskin problems in boys
Tightness of the foreskin (phimosis)
Preventing childhood injuries
Rheumatic fever & rheumatic heart disease
Protect your children from second-hand smoke
Sleep advice for tamariki (children)
Sore throat
Speech & language delay or disorder
Overview of speech and language delay or disorder
Diagnosing a speech & language delay or disorder
Caring for a child with speech & language delay or disorder
Splenectomy for children
Testicular & scrotal problems in boys
Sudden (acute) scrotum pain in boys
Hydrocele
Tics & Tourette syndrome
Urinary problems in children
Bedwetting & daytime wetting in children
Urine infection (UTI) in children
Vaccinations for children
Vaccinations for older children
Vulval concerns in girls
Whooping cough (Bordetella pertussis)
Zero fees for under-14s
Living well and staying healthy
Alcohol & safe drinking
Alcohol-related harm
Safe drinking
Cutting down on drinking
Alcohol & older people
Eating well
Dietitians
Eating well for children
Is my child a healthy weight?
Healthy & active children
Parenting healthy & active children
Tips to help your child be healthy & active
Healthy breakfast ideas for children
Healthy school lunches
Healthy dinners for children
Smart snacking for children
Healthier takeaway tips
Treats & rewards for children
Reading food labels
Meal planning & healthy recipes
Underweight children
Fussy eaters
Iron & your child
Iron-rich meal ideas for children
Eating well for older adults
Managing my weight for older adults
Healthy eating for older people
Older people shopping and cooking for one
Quick easy meals for older people
Meals on Wheels
Finding out if I am a healthy weight
Healthy eating information
Caffeine
Carbohydrates, fats, & protein
Carbohydrates
Fats
Protein
Eating well for good health
How to cut down on sugar
How to eat more vegetables and fruit
How to get enough to drink
How to reduce your salt intake
Potassium-rich foods
Probiotics
Should you be gluten-free?
Smart snacking for adults
The Mediterranean diet
Vegetarian eating
Healthy eating programmes
Appetite For Life
Senior Chef
How to gain weight
Tips to gain weight
How to overcome a poor appetite
Oral nutrition supplements
How to lose weight
Tips to help you lose weight
Healthy eating to lose weight
Being active to lose weight
Weight-loss programmes & eating plans
Medications and surgery to help with weight loss
Reading food labels
Support for food costs
Gender identity
Overview of gender identity
Transgender people
Facts about transgender people
Gender dysphoria
Social transition
Gender-affirming health care
Gender-affirming health services in Canterbury
Counselling & psychological support for transgender people
Gender identity in children & youth
Overview of gender identity in children & youth
Support networks for transgender children, youth & their whānau/families
Gender identity resources for whānau/families
Gender identity resources for schools & sport organisations
Support networks for transgender people
Hand hygiene
How to become smokefree
Quitting smoking
Medicines that help you quit
Second-hand smoke
Protect your children from second-hand smoke
Smoking in pregnancy
Smoking information for youth & teens
Vaping to quit smoking
Keeping active
Overview of keeping active
Starting to be more active
Getting more activity into your day
Active children
Active older adults
Green Prescription for getting active
Keeping your home warm & dry
Land contamination
Wellbeing
Overview of wellbeing
Te Whare Tapa Whā (a model to help understand wellbeing)
Getting started with wellbeing and building resilience
All Right? wellbeing campaign
Eating well for mood & wellbeing
Preventing childhood injuries
Finding and preventing skin cancers
Sexuality & sexual identity
Steps to reduce your cancer risk
Reducing your risk of mouth & throat cancer
Inherited cancer & BRCA genes
Tips for sleeping well (sleep hygiene)
Summer safety
Staying safe in summer
Sun-smart behaviour
Heat & sun injuries
Travel
Vaccination
Vaccination safety
Vaccination life stages
Vaccinations before your baby
Whooping cough vaccine for pregnant women
Vaccinations for children
BCG (TB) vaccination
Vaccinations for older children
HPV & cervical cancer vaccine (Gardasil)
Vaccinations for adults
Flu (influenza) vaccinations
Water-based exercises
Winter wellness
Workplace wellness
Living with a health condition
Care plans
Acute plans
Personalised care plans
Advance care planning (ACP)
Medical care guidance plan
Communication strategies
Communicating with someone who can't talk
Communicating with someone who can't hear well
Finding & recalling words
Tips for better communication
Tips for reading, writing, & using the phone
Tips for processing & recalling information
Tips for paying attention
Tips for looking after your voice
Community groups for communication difficulties
Conserving energy
Disability & mobility aids
Finding & paying for disability & mobility aids
Choosing & using disability & mobility aids
Bath boards
Bed levers
Chair & bed raisers
Mobility scooters
Perching stools
Raised toilet seats
Shower stools
Toilet frames & surrounds
Walking frames
Using a walking frame
Walking sticks or crutches
Using crutches
Wheelchairs
Housing
Installing handrails and support rails
Easy-to-understand health information
Fatigue
About fatigue
Managing fatigue
Financial support for health costs
Getting back into community-based activities
Getting back into work or study
Getting into & out of a chair
Keeping your home warm & dry
Loneliness and social isolation
Managing everyday activities
Wellbeing
Overview of wellbeing
Te Whare Tapa Whā (a model to help understand wellbeing)
Getting started with wellbeing and building resilience
All Right? wellbeing campaign
Eating well for mood & wellbeing
Mouth care
Carer's guide to mouth care
Oral hygiene & saliva management
Occupational therapists
Persistent (chronic) pain
Overview of persistent pain
Diagnosing persistent pain
Frequently asked questions about persistent pain
Self-care for persistent pain
Medication for persistent pain
More information about persistent pain
Persistent pain in children & teens
Physiotherapists
DHB-funded physiotherapy treatment
Practice nurses
Preparing for your doctor's visit
Relaxation techniques
Calming breathing techniques
Progressive muscle relaxation
Self-care for low vision
Support for carers
Tips for managing memory loss
Tips for sleeping well (sleep hygiene)
Tube feeding
Overview of tube feeding
Tube feeding with a gastrostomy tube
Tube feeding with a nasogastric or nasojejunal tube
Pump feeding videos
Your health rights
Māori health
Health information in multiple languages
Communication cards in multiple languages
Community Māori health providers
Hospital services Māori health teams
Keeping your home warm & dry
Primary health organisation Māori and Pasifika health services
Preparing for your doctor's visit
Rongoā Māori
Medical tests & procedures
Allergy testing
Blood tests & laboratory information
Specific tests and instructions for collecting samples
Blood transfusions in the community
Bone marrow biopsy
Breast screening (mammography)
At-risk breast cancer screening
Bronchoscopy
Cervical screening & cervical smears
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy & sigmoidoscopy if you have diabetes
Colposcopy
Contraceptive procedures
Contraceptive implant
Contraceptive injection (Depo-Provera)
Inserting an IUD or IUS
Sterilisation for women
Vasectomy
Cystoscopy
ERCP
Gastroscopy
Genetic testing
Heart treatments & surgery
Hormone tests
Dexamethasone suppression test
Synacthen test
Hysteroscopy
Liquid nitrogen (cryotherapy)
Lumbar puncture
Pipelle biopsy
Radioiodine for thyroid cancer
Radioiodine treatment for thyrotoxicosis (overactive thyroid)
Scans, X-rays & nuclear medicine
Scans & X-rays (radiology)
Overview of scans and X-rays (radiology)
Bone density scan (DXA)
Breast screening (mammography)
At-risk breast cancer screening
CT (computed tomography) scan
FibroScan
MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
Ultrasound
Video swallow studies
Videofluoroscopic swallow study for adults
Videofluoroscopic swallow study for children
X-rays
Radiology parking
Nuclear medicine
Overview of nuclear medicine
Nuclear medicine imaging
Nuclear medicine therapy
Nuclear medicine thyroid scan
Spirometry
Steroid injections
Tests for heart problems
Tests for nervous system problems
Understanding test results
Understanding your cervical smear results
Understanding your cholesterol results
Understanding your complete blood count results
Understanding your HbA1c results
Understanding your liver function results
Understanding your kidney function results
Understanding your thyroid function results
Understanding your vaginal swab results
Videos about medical tests and procedures for children
Zoledronate infusion
Men's health
Overview of men's health
Family harm
Fertility problems
Gynaecomastia
Overview of gynaecomastia
Gynaecomastia surgery
Before & after gynaecomastia surgery
Penis health
About your penis
Erection problems (erectile dysfunction)
Penis problems
Urethritis
Prostate
About the prostate
Prostate health & symptoms
Prostate enlargement
Prostate surgery (TURP)
Continence & prostate surgery
Prostate cancer
Overview of prostate cancer
PSA test
Prostate biopsy
Treating prostate cancer
Prostatitis
Sexual health and contraception for men
Condoms
Vasectomy
Testicles & scrotum
About your testicles & scrotum
Infection of the testicles (epididymo-orchitis)
Testicular cancer
Other testicular & scrotal problems
Your health rights
Mental health & wellbeing
Wellbeing
Overview of wellbeing
Te Whare Tapa Whā (a model to help understand wellbeing)
Getting started with wellbeing and building resilience
All Right? wellbeing campaign
Eating well for mood & wellbeing
Helping myself in tough times
Getting help for a mental health issue
Overview of getting help for a mental health issue
Helplines for mental health issues
Brief intervention counselling service (BIS)
Canterbury DHB Specialist Mental Health Service
Community support for mental health
Community mental health support workers
Education & support
Family support
Peer support
Employment services
Supported activity
Rural services
Community support for mental illness during & after pregnancy
Mental health professionals
Children of parents with a mental illness or addiction
Reading in Mind book scheme
Mental health conditions
Addiction & substance abuse
Overview of addiction & substance abuse
Alcohol & drug addiction
Overview of alcohol addiction or abuse
Overview of drug addiction or abuse
Types of drugs
Cannabis addiction or abuse
Hallucinogenic addiction or abuse
Opioid addiction or abuse
Stimulant addiction or abuse
Synthetic drug addiction or abuse
Tranquilliser addiction or abuse
Helping myself with my alcohol or drug addiction or abuse
Supporting someone with alcohol or drug addiction or abuse
Treatment & medications for alcohol or drug addiction or abuse
Alcohol & older people
Alcohol use in youth & teens
Helping your teen develop safe drinking habits
Drug information for youth & teens
Drug information for parents & caregivers
Gambling problems
ADHD in adults
Anxiety
Overview of anxiety
Self-care for anxiety
Getting help with anxiety
Supporting someone with anxiety
Parenting with depression & anxiety
Anxiety in children
Overview of anxiety in children
Helping my child with anxiety
Getting help for my child with anxiety
Anxiety in youth & teens
Overview of anxiety in youth & teens
Helping my teen with anxiety
Getting help for my teen with anxiety
Relaxation techniques
Calming breathing techniques
Progressive muscle relaxation
Bipolar disorder
Overview of bipolar disorder
Self-care with bipolar disorder
Getting help with bipolar disorder
Borderline personality disorder
Overview of borderline personality disorder
Self-care for borderline personality disorder
Getting help for borderline personality disorder
Supporting someone with borderline personality disorder
Depression
Overview of depression
Self-care for depression
Getting help with depression
Supporting someone with depression
Parenting with depression & anxiety
Depression in older adults
Depression in youth & teens
Overview of depression in youth & teens
Self-care for depression in youth & teens
Getting help with depression in youth & teens
Understanding depression in youth & teens
Supporting a young person with depression
Eating disorders
Overview of eating disorders
Self-care with an eating disorder
Getting help with an eating disorder
Binge-eating disorder group
Supporting someone who has an eating disorder
Approaching your teenager about an eating issue
Types of eating disorders
Medication abuse in eating disorders
Long-term effects of an eating disorder
Hoarding
Mental illness during & after pregnancy
Overview of mental illness during & after pregnancy
Self-care for mental illness during & after pregnancy
Getting help for mental illness during & after pregnancy
Community support for mental illness during & after pregnancy
Psychosis
Overview of psychosis
Self-care with psychosis
Getting help with psychosis
Supporting someone with psychosis
Psychosis in youth & teens
Schizophrenia
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
Self-harm
Stress
Overview of stress
Causes of stress
Self-care for stress
Getting help for stress
Relaxation techniques
Calming breathing techniques
Progressive muscle relaxation
Stress in youth & teens
Suicide help
Suicide prevention
Suicide warning signs
What to do if you think someone may be suicidal
Support after a suicide attempt (for family & friends)
Suicide & young people
Suicide prevention in young people
What can I do if I am thinking about suicide?
What to do if you think a young person may be suicidal
Support after a suicide attempt (for family & friends)
Medications for mental health issues
Physical health with a mental illness or addiction
How mental illness can affect your physical health
Keeping physically healthy with a mental illness or addiction
Your health rights
Migrant & refugee health
Free GP care for resettled refugees
New Zealand healthcare system
Health information in multiple languages
Communication cards in multiple languages
Easy-to-understand health information
Getting medical help if you are new to Canterbury
Interpreting services
Interpreter cards
Amharic interpreter card
Arabic interpreter card
Bangla interpreter card
Cantonese interpreter card
Dari interpreter card
Farsi interpreter card
Fijian interpreter card
Filipino interpreter card
French interpreter card
Greek interpreter card
Gujarati interpreter card
Hindi interpreter card
Indonesian interpreter card
Italian interpreter card
Japanese interpreter card
Khmer interpreter card
Korean interpreter card
Malaysian interpreter card
Mandarin interpreter card
Nepali interpreter card
New Zealand Sign Language interpreter card
Pashto interpreter card
Polish interpreter card
Portuguese interpreter card
Russian interpreter card
Samoan interpreter card
Somali interpreter card
Spanish interpreter card
Thai interpreter card
Tigrinya interpreter card
Tongan interpreter card
Urdu interpreter card
Vietnamese interpreter card
Keeping your home warm & dry
Migrant & refugee services & support
Primary health organisations
Preparing for your doctor's visit
Older persons' health
Alcohol & older people
Arthritis (osteoarthritis)
Overview of osteoarthritis
Self-care for osteoarthritis
Treating osteoarthritis
Aids for people with osteoarthritis
Mobility action programme for osteoarthritis
Foot & ankle arthritis
About foot & ankle arthritis
Living with foot & ankle arthritis
Surgery for foot & ankle arthritis
Thumb arthritis
Overview of thumb arthritis
Self-care for thumb arthritis
Treating thumb arthritis
Care plans
Acute plans
Personalised care plans
Advance care planning (ACP)
Medical care guidance plan
Cataracts
Overview of cataracts
Treating cataracts
Constipation in adults
Am I constipated?
Causes of constipation in adults
Constipation tests & diagnosis for adults
Dealing with constipation
Fibre & fluid for healthy bowels
Medicines for constipation (adults)
Delirium
Depression in older adults
Disability & mobility aids
Finding & paying for disability & mobility aids
Choosing & using disability & mobility aids
Bath boards
Bed levers
Chair & bed raisers
Mobility scooters
Perching stools
Raised toilet seats
Shower stools
Toilet frames & surrounds
Walking frames
Using a walking frame
Walking sticks or crutches
Using crutches
Wheelchairs
Housing
Installing handrails and support rails
Driving & transport for older people
Elder abuse
Falls
Getting into & out of a chair
How to get up by yourself after a fall
Foot problems & care in older adults
Goal setting after an illness
Eating well for older adults
Managing my weight for older adults
Healthy eating for older people
Older people shopping and cooking for one
Quick easy meals for older people
Meals on Wheels
Hearing loss in adults
Heart problems in older people
Angina (chest pain)
Angina tests & diagnosis
Living with angina
Treating angina
Reducing my risk of angina
More information about angina & heart attack
Atrial fibrillation (AF)
Heart attack
What is a heart attack?
Diagnosing & treating a heart attack
Life after a heart attack
Reducing my risk of a heart attack
Heart failure
Overview of heart failure
Preventing heart failure
Diagnosing heart failure
Treating heart failure
Self-care for heart failure
Conserving energy
Videos about heart failure
Advanced heart failure
Heart murmurs & heart valve problems in adults
Heart palpitations
Extra beats (ectopic beats)
Fast heartbeat caused by SVT
High blood pressure (hypertension)
Overview of high blood pressure
High blood pressure tests and diagnosis
Self-care for high blood pressure
Measuring your blood pressure at home
High cholesterol
Cholesterol-lowering medicines
High triglycerides
Lowering your triglyceride levels
Medicines for your heart
Tests for heart problems
Hip & knee replacement
About hip & knee replacement
Before & after hip & knee replacement surgery
Joint replacement surgery videos
Hoarding
Active older adults
Keeping your home warm & dry
Loneliness and social isolation
Low vision
Overview of low vision
Causes & symptoms of low vision
Treating low vision
Coping with vision loss
Self-care for low vision
Macular degeneration
Overview of macular degeneration
Diagnosing macular degeneration
Treating macular degeneration
Self-care for macular degeneration
Medication use for older people
Medication Management Service (MMS)
Safe medication use for older people
Memory loss, mild cognitive impairment & dementia
Overview of memory loss, mild cognitive impairment & dementia
Tips for managing memory loss
Reducing my risk of dementia
Eating well to reduce your risk of dementia
Diagnosing & treating dementia
Living well with dementia
Eating well with dementia
Safe driving in early dementia
Support for carers of someone with dementia
Communicating with someone who has dementia
How to make a memory book
Getting help with dementia
Dementia support services
Osteoporosis
Overview of osteoporosis
Reducing your risk of osteoporosis
Treating osteoporosis
Self-care for osteoporosis
Eating well for strong healthy bones
How to get your daily vitamin D
Zoledronate infusion
Parkinson disease
Respite care for older people
Frequently asked questions about respite care for older people
Retirement villages & rest homes
Overview of retirement villages and residential care
Retirement and lifestyle villages
Rest homes
Choosing a rest home
Hospital-level care
Checklist to compare rest home and hospital-level care facilities
Moving to a different rest home or hospital
Sex & intimacy in older adults
Skin wounds & ulcers
Skin wounds
Cuts, scrapes & wounds first aid
How can I help my wound to heal?
Surgery for skin wounds
Looking after your skin surgery wound
Skin ulcers
Foot ulcers
Leg ulcers (venous)
Pressure injuries
How can I help my wound to heal?
Surgery for skin ulcers
Stroke
About stroke
Preventing stroke
What happens if I have a stroke?
Life after a stroke
Support & services for older people
Community groups & agencies for older people
CREST
Home care and community support
Other support for older people
Support for carers
Transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
Overview of Transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
Diagnosing a TIA
Self-care after a TIA
Your health rights
Pasifika health
New Zealand healthcare system
Health information in multiple languages
Communication cards in multiple languages
Community Pasifika health providers
Disability support services for Pasifika people
Easy-to-understand health information
Getting medical help if you are new to Canterbury
Hospital services Pasifika health teams
Interpreting services (Pasifika)
Interpreter cards (Pasifika)
Fijian interpreter card
Samoan interpreter card
Tongan interpreter card
Keeping your home warm & dry
Primary health organisation Māori and Pasifika health services
Preparing for your doctor's visit
Pharmacy & medications
Antibiotics
What are antibiotics & how do they work?
Why don't I need antibiotics?
Generic medicines
How to take medicines
Immunosuppression
Overview of immunosuppression
Self-care with immunosuppression
Skin cancer checks for immune-suppressed people
Medication factsheets
Medications for mental health issues
Medication Management Service (MMS)
Medicinal cannabis (marijuana)
Medicines & sport
Medicines for children
My Medicines
Pain relief
Pain relief for adults
Pain relief after an injury
Pain relief for adults on discharge from hospital
Pain relief for children & teenagers
Pharmacists
Prescription charges & subsidies
Safe medication use for older people
Safe sharps disposal
Safe use, storage, & disposal of medicines
Serotonin syndrome
Side effects of medicines
Supplements
Nutrients and supplements for multiple pregnancy
Oral nutrition supplements
Probiotics
Supplements during pregnancy & breastfeeding
Taking iron supplements
Surgery
Overview of surgery
Patient surgical journey videos
Preparing for your operation
Having an anaesthetic
General surgical risks
Pain relief for adults on discharge from hospital
Appendicitis
Bariatric (weight-loss) surgery
Breast surgery
Breast cancer surgery
Breast biopsy
Lumpectomy & mastectomy
Lumpectomy
Mastectomy
Therapeutic mammoplasty
Breast reconstruction surgery
Overview of breast reconstruction surgery
Risks & complications of breast reconstruction surgery
Before breast reconstruction surgery
During breast reconstruction surgery
After breast reconstruction surgery
Self-care after breast reconstruction
Caring for your drain at home after surgery
Breast reduction surgery
Overview of breast reduction surgery
Before breast reduction surgery
During breast reduction surgery
After breast reduction surgery
Duct excision
Gynaecomastia
Overview of gynaecomastia
Gynaecomastia surgery
Before & after gynaecomastia surgery
Bowel surgery
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Overview of carpal tunnel syndrome
Treating carpal tunnel syndrome
Surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome
Before & after surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome
Recovery after carpal tunnel surgery
Cleft lip & palate
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Dupuytren contracture
Overview of Dupuytren contracture
Treating Dupuytren contracture
Before & after surgery for Dupuytren contracture
Recovering from surgery for Dupuytren contracture
Hyperparathyroidism (excess parathyroid hormone)
Gallbladder & gallstones
Heart bypass & valve surgery
Hernia
Overview of abdominal hernia
Hernia repair surgery
Mesh hernia repair
At home after a hernia repair
Hip & knee replacement
About hip & knee replacement
Before & after hip & knee replacement surgery
Joint replacement surgery videos
Lymph node dissection
Organ & tissue donation
Pituitary operation
Prominent ear surgery (otoplasty)
Prostate surgery (TURP)
Pulmonary embolism (PE)
Skin surgery and wound care
Good food for wound healing
Protein-rich meal ideas
How can I help my wound to heal?
Surgery for skin wounds
Looking after your skin surgery wound
Risks & complications of skin surgery
Discharge advice after a local anaesthetic procedure
Lymphoedema
Surgery for skin ulcers
Skin grafts
Overview of skin grafts
Self-care for skin grafts
Caring for your dressings
Splenectomy & hyposplenism
Surgery for a broken finger
Women's health
About women's bodies
Breasts
Breastfeeding
Why breastfeed?
Starting to breastfeed
Who can help me to breastfeed?
Breastfeeding issues
Breastfeeding your premature baby
Breast fullness & breast engorgement
Breast pumps & storing breast milk
Mastitis
Sore, tender & damaged nipples
Medicines, alcohol, drugs & breastfeeding
Tongue-tie
Why can tongue-tie be a problem?
How is tongue-tie treated?
Breast cancer
About breast cancer
Am I at risk of breast cancer?
How do I know if I have breast cancer?
Breast screening (mammography)
At-risk breast cancer screening
How is breast cancer treated?
Breast cancer surgery
Breast biopsy
Lumpectomy & mastectomy
Lumpectomy
Mastectomy
Therapeutic mammoplasty
Self-care after breast cancer
Support with breast cancer
Breast lumps
Overview of normal breasts
Overview of breast lumps
Causes of breast lumps
What to do if you find a lump in your breast
Breast pain
Breast screening (mammography)
At-risk breast cancer screening
Breast surgery
Breast cancer surgery
Breast biopsy
Lumpectomy & mastectomy
Lumpectomy
Mastectomy
Therapeutic mammoplasty
Breast reconstruction surgery
Overview of breast reconstruction surgery
Risks & complications of breast reconstruction surgery
Before breast reconstruction surgery
During breast reconstruction surgery
After breast reconstruction surgery
Self-care after breast reconstruction
Caring for your drain at home after surgery
Breast reduction surgery
Overview of breast reduction surgery
Before breast reduction surgery
During breast reduction surgery
After breast reduction surgery
Duct excision
Cervix
Cervical screening & cervical smears
Treatment after an abnormal smear
Cervical cancer
HPV & cervical cancer vaccine (Gardasil)
Cervical polyps
Colposcopy
Contraception & sterilisation
Overview of contraception & sterilisation
Combined oral contraceptives
Condoms
Contraceptive implant
Contraceptive injection (Depo-Provera)
Emergency contraceptive pill
Intrauterine devices & systems (IUDs & IUSs)
Inserting an IUD or IUS
Progesterone-only pill (POP)
Sterilisation for women
Vasectomy
Family harm
Fertility problems
Hysterectomy
Menopause
About menopause
Managing menopause symptoms
Abnormal bleeding after menopause
Ovaries
Ovarian cancer
Ovarian cyst
Pelvic pain
Sudden pelvic pain
Long-lasting pelvic pain
Period problems
Period pain (dysmenorrhoea)
Heavy periods
Tests & diagnosis for heavy periods
Managing heavy periods
Treatment options for heavy periods
Irregular periods
Tests & diagnosis for irregular periods
Managing irregular periods
More information about irregular periods
PMS (premenstrual syndrome)
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
Overview of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
Eating well with polycystic ovary syndrome
Pregnancy & childbirth
Lead maternity carers
Midwives
Planning a pregnancy
Healthy pregnancy
Alcohol, smoking & drugs in pregnancy
Alcohol in pregnancy
Illegal drugs in pregnancy
Smoking in pregnancy
Breech presentation
Considering adoption
Exercise & healthy eating in pregnancy
Healthy weight gain in pregnancy
Looking after your body in pregnancy
Money matters in pregnancy
Multiple pregnancy
Overview of multiple pregnancy
Eating well when breastfeeding twins & triplets
Eating and lifestyle guidelines for multiple pregnancy
Nutrients and supplements for multiple pregnancy
Coping with symptoms in multiple pregnancy
Pregnancy & your baby's movements
Rh(D) (rhesus) negative blood & pregnancy
Supplements during pregnancy & breastfeeding
Tests & screening in pregnancy
Testing for haemophilia before pregnancy
Vaccinations before your baby
Whooping cough vaccine for pregnant women
Health conditions in pregnancy
Anaemia in pregnancy
Asthma in pregnancy
Bleeding in early pregnancy
Constipation in pregnancy
Diabetes in pregnancy
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in pregnancy
High blood pressure & pre-eclampsia in pregnancy
Infections in pregnancy & after birth
Group B streptococcus in newborn babies
Foodborne infections and pregnancy
Sexually transmitted infections in pregnancy
Other infections in pregnancy & after birth
Thrush (candida)
Itching in pregnancy
Medicines in pregnancy
Mental illness during & after pregnancy
Overview of mental illness during & after pregnancy
Self-care for mental illness during & after pregnancy
Getting help for mental illness during & after pregnancy
Community support for mental illness during & after pregnancy
Nausea & vomiting in pregnancy (morning sickness)
Thyroid disease in pregnancy
Giving birth
About giving birth
Birth after caesarean section
Breech presentation
Induction of labour
Pain relief when having a baby
Perineal tear
What is a perineal tear and how do I prevent it?
Healing after a perineal tear
Placenta
Water labour and birth
Where to give birth
After childbirth
Breastfeeding
Why breastfeed?
Starting to breastfeed
Who can help me to breastfeed?
Breastfeeding issues
Breastfeeding your premature baby
Breast fullness & breast engorgement
Breast pumps & storing breast milk
Mastitis
Sore, tender & damaged nipples
Medicines, alcohol, drugs & breastfeeding
Tongue-tie
Why can tongue-tie be a problem?
How is tongue-tie treated?
Choosing contraception after having a baby
Enrolling your baby
Infections in pregnancy & after birth
Group B streptococcus in newborn babies
Foodborne infections and pregnancy
Sexually transmitted infections in pregnancy
Other infections in pregnancy & after birth
Thrush (candida)
Mental illness during & after pregnancy
Overview of mental illness during & after pregnancy
Self-care for mental illness during & after pregnancy
Getting help for mental illness during & after pregnancy
Community support for mental illness during & after pregnancy
Pelvic floor exercises for women
Placenta
Register a birth
Vitamin K & your baby
Pregnancy loss
Ectopic pregnancy
Miscarriage
Early pregnancy loss (miscarriage)
Recurrent miscarriages
Molar pregnancy
Stillbirth
Premature birth
About premature birth
Caring for a premature baby
Magnesium sulphate before premature birth
Pregnancy & parenting education (antenatal classes)
Social work services for women's health
Abortion (termination of pregnancy)
Prolapse
Social work services for women's health
Uterus
Adenomyosis
Cancer of the uterus
Endometriosis
How is endometriosis treated?
Vulval problems
Bartholin's cysts & vulval lumps
Vulval irritation & pain
Youth & teen health
Acne
Living with acne
Treatments for mild to moderate acne
Isotretinoin for severe acne
More information about acne
Alcohol use in youth & teens
Helping your teen develop safe drinking habits
Anger in youth & teens
Anxiety in youth & teens
Overview of anxiety in youth & teens
Helping my teen with anxiety
Getting help for my teen with anxiety
Asthma in youth & teens
Body image & weight in youth & teens
Bullying information for teens
Cancer in youth & teens
Children of parents with a mental illness or addiction
Confidentiality (health privacy) for youth & teens
Depression in youth & teens
Overview of depression in youth & teens
Self-care for depression in youth & teens
Getting help with depression in youth & teens
Understanding depression in youth & teens
Supporting a young person with depression
Diabetes in children & teens
Drug information for youth & teens
Drug information for parents & caregivers
Eating disorders
Overview of eating disorders
Self-care with an eating disorder
Getting help with an eating disorder
Binge-eating disorder group
Supporting someone who has an eating disorder
Approaching your teenager about an eating issue
Types of eating disorders
Medication abuse in eating disorders
Long-term effects of an eating disorder
Emotional & physical abuse (youth & teens)
Family harm
Gender identity in children & youth
Overview of gender identity in children & youth
Gender dysphoria
Support networks for transgender children, youth & their whānau/families
Gender identity resources for whānau/families
Gender identity resources for schools & sport organisations
Glandular fever
Grief information for youth & teens
Helping your teenager grieve
Healthy eating information for youth & teens
Feeding growing teens
HPV & cervical cancer vaccine (Gardasil)
Penis & testicles
About your penis
Penis problems
About your testicles & scrotum
Periods
Personal hygiene
PMS (premenstrual syndrome)
Psychosis in youth & teens
Puberty
Relationships in youth & teens
Self-harm
Sexual health for youth & teens
When you're thinking about having sex
Contraception for youth & teens
Pregnancy information for youth & teens
Support for teen parents
Sexual health services for young people in Canterbury
Sexuality & sexual identity
Sleep advice for teens
Smoking information for youth & teens
Stress in youth & teens
Suicide & young people
Suicide prevention in young people
What can I do if I am thinking about suicide?
What to do if you think a young person may be suicidal
Support after a suicide attempt (for family & friends)
Vulva & vagina
Your rights as a teenager
End of life planning & care
Palliative care
Overview of palliative care
Getting help with palliative care
Financial support in palliative care
Controlling symptoms in palliative care
Breathlessness & coughing in palliative care
Constipation in palliative care
Itching in palliative care
Medicinal cannabis (marijuana)
Mouth care in palliative care
Nausea & vomiting in palliative care
Pain & anxiety in palliative care
Relieving pain & anxiety in palliative care
Fentanyl in palliative care
Methadone in palliative care
Midazolam nasal spray
Morphine in palliative care
Oxycodone in palliative care
Poor appetite in palliative care
Weakness & tiredness in palliative care
Decisions about your life & treatment
End-of-life decisions
Advance care planning (ACP)
Medical care guidance plan
Organ & tissue donation
When someone is dying
Understanding the dying process
Looking after yourself when caring for someone who is dying
What to do when someone dies
After someone you love has died