The Canterbury Charity Hospital Trust provides FREE elective day surgery, medical outpatients clinics, dentistry, oral surgery and counselling for those in the Canterbury community who can’t access care from the public or private health systems.

To be eligible patients do not have medical insurance or the means to pay for their treatment privately. They must also be a referred by their general practitioner or dentist for most of the hospital’s services.

The Charity Hospital currently provides colonoscopy (acute and screening), gynaecology and women’s health, general surgery (abdominal, rectal), oral surgery and dentistry, counselling (self-referral), orthopaedics (upper and lower limb), cataract surgery, dietetics and urology.