• The Christchurch Medicines Information Service (formerly Drug Information Service) is part of the Clinical Pharmacology department at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand Waitaha Canterbury.
  • We provide health professionals in community or hospital with an independent source of information to promote safe, rational, efficacious and economic use of medicines.
  • Most queries can be answered immediately over the phone. A written answer can be provided if preferred.
  • Our staff consist of 3 FTE pharmacists, a medical registrar and 3 clinical pharmacologists.
Contact details
Phone (03) 364-0900
Email medicines.information@cdhb.health.nz
Post  Clinical Pharmacology Department, Christchurch Hospital, Private Bag 4710, Christchurch 8140
Web enquiry medicinesinformation.co.nz/enquiries/
ERMS referral Pharmacology → Medicines Information Service
Hours Hours: 8:00 am and 4:30 pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)
Note: phone enquiries are preferable to allow for discussion and a quick response.

The medicines information pharmacists

Clinical Pharmacology Staff