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Dr Catherine Forshaw

General Practitioner


MB BS 2007 University College London


Catherine is a British-trained GP, who now resides in Christchurch and works as a General Practitioner. She obtained her BSc in Psychiatry from University College London in 2004 and earned her Medical Degree in 2008 (MBBS) also from UCL. Catherine completed her GP training and became a Member of the Royal College of GPs (MRCGP) in 2015 after spending several years in NHS.
She also completed a postgraduate diploma in Sexual Health and Reproductive Health (DFSRH) in 2018 to deepen her knowledge in Women's Health. Before immigrating to New Zealand, Catherine was a General Practice owner and director of local services in the UK.


  • Women's health


Female / Wāhine

Registration Date

19 July 2023

Vocationally Registered

No (What's this?)

A "Vocationally Registered" doctor has qualifications and experience that allow them to be registered as a specialist in a particular scope of practice e.g. General Practice, Urgent Care. These doctors can work independently in New Zealand.

To learn more about different scopes of practice and types of registration visit the Medical Council of New Zealand website.

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Contact Details

Dr Catherine Forshaw is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

42 Charles Street, Kaiapoi

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Sexual and Reproductive Health Services

Menodoctor - Perimenopause and Menopause clinic

This service is available at the following location:

33 Hairini Street, Hairini, Tauranga

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.