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  

Charity Hospital expands to meet increased demand

The Canterbury Charity Hospital in Harewood Road is expanding to meet increased demand for its free day surgery for Cantabrians in need. The main recovery room at the back of the East wing will be increased in size… Read More

Fundraising ball a huge success

More than $25,000 dollars was raised at our recent Charity Hospital Christmas Ball, held at Maugers Innovation Park in Templeton on Friday 5 December. Our guests enjoyed a beautiful dinner and dance with an amazing array of auction… Read More

Charity displays at GP Conference

Carl Shaw Canterbury Charity Hospital

The Canterbury Charity Hospital display at the recent GP’s conference at Wigram in Christchurch was a popular stop for attendees. GPs had the opportunity to complete a survey about “unmet need” and went into the draw to win… Read More

Internationally renowned pianist to perform charity concert in Christchurch

Internationally renowned pianist David Glen Hatch helped to raise funds for the Canterbury Charity Hospital.

Shortland Street doctor visits Charity Hospital

Michael Galvin at Charity Hospital

Actor Michael Galvin, who plays Dr Chris Warner on Shortland Street, visited us while he was in Christchurch.

Sir Cliff Richard visits the Charity Hospital

Sir Cliff Richard visits the Charity Hospital

We were delighted to host a visit by Sir Cliff Richard to the Charity Hospital.