Melbourne medics’ concert supports hospital

An Australian orchestra made up of medics from a wide range of professions is performing in Christchurch to raise funds for the Charity Hospital. The orchestra Corpus Medicorum is a charitable trust established to encourage doctors and medical… Read More

Enjoy a fun night out

For an awesome fun night out, join us at A Night at the Races on Friday 26 August and help the Canterbury Charity Hospital team raise some money to help Cantabrians in need. We will be in the… Read More

Thanks Ilam Toyota

Ilam Toyota has very generously donated a new vehicle for lease to the hospital to replace their aging vehicle.“We are very grateful to have such a modern vehicle to use for transporting patients and equipment as well as… Read More

Roaring 20’s ball postponed until December

The Charity Hospital’s main fundraising event has has to be postponed. The Roaring 20’s Charity Ball is now being held on Friday 2 December 2022 at the Limes Room in the iconic Christchurch Town Hall. “Our annual fundraising… Read More

Health equity achievable

Achieving health equity by 2040 is possible if the Government follows recommendations from a road map developed at a conference hosted by Charity Hospital chairman Philip Bagshaw (pictured) and trustee Sue Bagshaw and co-sponsored with the Association of… Read More

Big Bird raising funds for Southland

Raising funds for the Southland Charity Hospital has taken on a new direction as eight members of the Thornbury Vintage Tractor and Implement Club embark on a mammoth 1200-kilometre Tractor Trek from Invercargill to Christchurch. Club members will… Read More

Concerns about cycleway

The Canterbury Charity Hospital has serious concerns about the Wheels to Wings cycleway planned by the Christchurch City Council. Hospital Executive Officer Carl Shaw says the main concerns are to do with safety and access to the hospital’s… Read More

Sarah Pallett visits

Our new MP for Ilam Sarah Pallett popped in for a visit to the Charity Hospital. It was great to show her around and have a chat. Sarah is pictured with Hospital Manager Carl Shaw (left) and Sue… Read More

Extended endoscopy unit that saves lives opens

A free endoscopy clinic for people aged under 50 with rectal bleeding run by the Canterbury Charity Hospital Trust is saving lives. The clinic provides this vital procedure that is unaffordable for a large percentage of the population… Read More

Congratulations Sue

Congratulations to our trustee Dr Sue Bagshaw on being made a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her 30 years’ work in the health sector. A General Practitioner Sue… Read More