Charity Hospital opens new Oral Surgery

A new dental and oral surgery facility at the Canterbury Charity Hospital in Harewood Road is the first of its kind in New Zealand, and was developed to help reduce unmet need for the service. The need for… Read More

Family Farm Day to raise funds for Charity Hospital

Getting up close to bunnies, goats, pigs, horses and sheep is all part of the fun at the Family Farm Fundraising Day on Monday 6 February to raise funds for the Canterbury Charity Hospital.

Harp concert raising funds for hospital

Celebrate St Andrew’s night with an evening of Celtic and classical music with the Christchurch Harp Orchestra and friends. The concert is being held on Wednesday 30 November at 7pm, at the Hohepa Hall, 23 Barrington Street. Tickets are… Read More

Thanks to Harcourts Gold

A huge thank you to Harcourts Gold and the Harcourts Foundation for their generous donation of $10,000 to the Canterbury Charity Hospital. Pictured left to right are Charity Hospital chairman Phil Bagshaw (centre) with John McFadden, Anna McKenzie, Margaret… Read More

Date announced for Charity Hospital Christmas Cabaret

We are excited to announce that a date has been set for this year’s Charity Hospital Christmas Celebration – Friday 2 December 2016.

New oral surgery on its way

A larger dental surgery is in the pipeline for the Canterbury Charity Hospital following the acquisition of the house next-door to our hospital at 353 Harewood Road in Bishopdale, Christchurch.

Hidden casualties of summer road toll need help

20 January, 2016 There are many hidden casualties of the summer road toll who get neither media attention nor effective treatment, says Sarah Dean, Founder of the Road Traffic Accident Trauma Charitable Trust. “The Ministry of Transport draws… Read More

Phil Bagshaw talks about how our health system is failing the poor

How is our health system is failing the poor? Mr Philip Bagshaw

ASMS supports research into unmet need

The union for senior doctors and dentists in New Zealand’s public hospitals is throwing its weight
behind a research project to measure the true extent of unmet adult health need in this country.

Radio NZ airs Insight item about Charity Hospital

Karen Brown from Radio New Zealand interviewed Phil Bagshaw and some of his patients about their long wait for surgery and how the Canterbury Charity Hospital has changed their lives. Click to listen to the programme