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Darfield and Kirwee wastewater reports released

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 2:09 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

A report on wastewater treatment systems in Darfield and Kirwee has found that many septic tanks are poorly operated and maintained. More >>

Burwood Hospital's new ward blocks take shape

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 12:29 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Burwood Hospital's new ward blocks take shape December 16, 2014 Burwood Hospital's massive redevelopment is nearing the halfway mark. Murray Cleverley, Canterbury DHB chair and spokesperson for the Hospitals Redevelopment Partnership Group, says work ... More >>

Quality Accounts – how we’re meeting Canterbury’s needs

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 12:42 pm | Canterbury DHB

The third edition of the Canterbury Health System Quality Accounts have been published. The Quality Accounts provide a snapshot of how the Canterbury Health System is meeting the needs of our community and we hope you will take a moment to check how we are ... More >>

SI Video Showcases Canterbury DHBs Patient Safety Success

Friday, 5 December 2014, 2:58 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

A new video has been released showcasing some of the different ways in which Canterbury DHB and other South Island DHBs are continuing to improve patient safety through their support of the ‘Open for Better Care’ Campaign. More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Kahutara River near SH1

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 10:18 am | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning for Kahutara River near State Highway 1, Peketa. More >>

Health target first quarter results on track

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 4:57 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s first quarter results in the 2014/2015 National Health Targets show targets on track to being achieved. More >>

Potentially toxic cyanobacteria health warnings

Friday, 21 November 2014, 12:39 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health warnings have been put in place at two Canterbury rivers following the detection of potentially toxic algae (benthic cyanobacteria), while a health warning has been lifted for potentially toxic algae (planktonic cyanobacteria) for Lake Forsyth//Wairewa. More >>

Have a safe and healthy Cup & Show Week

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 11:50 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Have a safe and healthy Cup & Show Week Cup & Show Week marks an exciting time of year but to ensure it remains enjoyable Canterbury’s health officials are reminding Cantabrians to take care out there. Dr Alistair Humphrey, Canterbury Medical ... More >>

Feeling All Right at the Improvement and Innovation Awards

Monday, 10 November 2014, 2:08 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Like Matthew McConaughey at the Oscars and in true Hollywood fashion, the All Right? campaign cleaned up at this year’s Quality Improvement and Innovation Awards last week. More >>

Health Warning for Algal Bloom at St Anne’s Lagoon lifted

Monday, 3 November 2014, 12:00 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Health Warning for Algal Bloom at St Anne’s Lagoon/ Mata Kopae lifted The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued for St Anne’s Lagoon/ Mata Kopae on 11 September 2014. ... More >>

Improving access to mental health care

Friday, 31 October 2014, 1:13 pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury Specialist Mental Health Services (SMHS) is streamlining its systems to ensure people get faster access to urgent or crisis mental health care. The SMHS Adult Service has developed a new model of care aimed at providing improved access ... More >>

Reducing harm from falls remains focus for Canterbury DHB

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 12:41 pm | Canterbury DHB

A Health Quality and Safety Commission report shows Canterbury District Health Board remains committed to making its hospitals safer through transparent and open reporting of Serious Adverse Events. More >>

All Systems Go with Hospital Park & Ride Shuttle

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 5:08 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Park & Ride shuttle service got fully into gear at Christchurch Hospital yesterday (Tuesday, October 28, 2014). More >>

Parking changes take effect from Tuesday 28 October

Friday, 24 October 2014, 10:47 am | Canterbury DHB

From Tuesday after labour weekend (28 October) parking is changing at Christchurch Hospital. Canterbury District Health Board chief executive officer, David Meates says parking changes are necessary as site works for the hospital’s new Acute Services ... More >>

Toxic algae in Te Wairewa/Lake Forsyth

Friday, 17 October 2014, 3:40 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Toxic algae in Te Wairewa/Lake Forsyth The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (planktonic cyanobacteria) was found in Te Wairewa/Lake Forsyth. ... More >>

Canterbury Health System preparing for Ebola

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 5:18 pm | Canterbury DHB

With the alert on Ebola being stepped up internationally, there’s been a rapid response within the Canterbury Health System in preparing for the disease if it was to reach our shores. More >>

Christchurch Hospital’s Riverside entrance closes

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 12:57 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

From 6am tomorrow (Wednesday October 15, 2014), the Riverside entrance will be closed to allow work to get under way for the new Acute Services Building to be built on the Christchurch Hospital site. More >>

Free public wifi at CHCH Hospital

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 12:55 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Patients and visitors at Christchurch Hospital can now stay connected wirelessly free of charge. David Meates, Canterbury DHB chief executive says it is great to be able to offer people coming to the hospital access to free Wi-Fi. More >>

Christchurch Hospital’s Riverside entrance closes

Friday, 10 October 2014, 5:19 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

From 6am on Wednesday October 15, 2014, the Riverside entrance will be closed to allow work to get under way for the new Acute Services Building to be built on the Christchurch Hospital site. More >>

It’s all happening at Christchurch Hospital – from next week

Friday, 26 September 2014, 12:17 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

With the appointment of Schick Contracting and Cartage to carry out site preparation work within the Christchurch hospital grounds, the public can expect to see some changes around Christchurch Hospital over the coming weeks. More >>

 

 

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