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Canterbury DHB delivers multiple health wins for Chathams

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:02 am | Canterbury DHB

Chatham Island residents are receiving greater levels of health care, which is resulting in fewer residents leaving the island to enter long term residential care, fewer hospital stays and a significant reduction in emergency life flights. The Canterbury ... More >>

Free Health Advice After Hours From Your Favourite Chair

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 5:14 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Why brave the elements, when you can access health advice from the comfort of home? More >>

Cleaning up After a Flood

Sunday, 23 July 2017, 12:20 pm | Canterbury DHB

Cleaning up After a Flood Please attribute comments below to Dr Alistair Humphrey, Medical Officer of Health If your home or property was affected by the floods over the past few days, below are some tips to help as you embark on the clean-up. • ... More >>

Marine Biotoxin in Shellfish in Akaroa Harbour

Friday, 7 July 2017, 4:28 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health Warning – MARINE BIOTOXIN IN SHELLFISH IN AKAROA HARBOUR The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from all ... More >>

Canterbury DHB Launches in-House Food Services at All Sites

Saturday, 1 July 2017, 3:28 pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury DHB Launches in-House Food Services at All Sites Canterbury DHB has taken the exciting step of bringing a range of services in-house, including all food services, and at Ashburton Hospital our orderly, cleaning and laundry services, from today. ... More >>

New toolkit to help schools support student wellbeing

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 12:03 pm | Canterbury DHB

All Right? has launched a free wellbeing toolkit to support young people with their mental health and wellbeing. More >>

Wellbeing survey results

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 11:51 am | Canterbury District Health Board

The latest Canterbury Wellbeing Survey shows the wellbeing of greater Christchurch residents continues to improve. More >>

Cantabs welcome fresh air at outdoor venues

Friday, 2 June 2017, 2:58 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The results are in and they show Cantabrians are excited about smokefree venues. Even better, people are actively choosing to support venues that have smokefree outdoor dining areas. More >>

Canterbury GP teams providing care around the clock

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 10:38 am | Canterbury District Health Board

With winter on our doorstep, Canterbury DHB is encouraging people to make their GP team their first call whenever they need health advice. More >>

Smokefree people in smokefree places

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 12:55 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board is partnering with new stop smoking service Te Hā – Waitaha to encourage people to become smokefree on World Smokefree Day, 31 May. More >>

Canterbury health system working hard to keep Cantabs well

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 4:53 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Canterbury DHB's performance in Quarter 3 of the 2016/2017 National Health Targets show the DHB continues to strive toward keeping Cantabrians well. More >>

HealthPathways bridges gap created by ransomware attacks

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 2:52 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

While health systems across much of the world were crippled by the recent WannaCry ransomware attacks, there were oases of relative calm – the New Zealand health system in general and in the UK where the National Health Service (NHS) was severely ... More >>

Measles warning issued in Canterbury

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 5:35 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Health officials have issued a measles warning following a Christchurch man being confirmed to have contracted measles while holidaying in Bali. More >>

Health warning lifted for Te Roto O Wairewa/ Lake Forsyth

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 10:59 am | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued for Te Roto o Wairewa/Lake Forsyth on 18 January 2017. More >>

Canterbury DHB hits hand hygiene milestone

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 11:15 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board is improving its hand hygiene performance, recording its highest score yet in the latest Hand Hygiene New Zealand report. More >>

Get your flu shot early and stay well this winter

Monday, 1 May 2017, 1:01 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The colder, damper weather signals it’s time again to get your flu vaccine and give yourself your best shot of staying well this winter. Each year the Canterbury Health System encourages people to get their flu shot early, before this serious ... More >>

CDHB Committees Heading for Cheviot

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 5:21 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Two of Canterbury DHB’s advisory committees will be hitting the road and heading for Cheviot on Thursday 4 May. The Community and Public Health Advisory Committee and the Disability Support Advisory Committee have teamed up for a joint meeting ... More >>

Health warning lifted for Pegasus Lake

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 2:04 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued at Pegasus Lake on 14 February 2017. More >>

Health warning removed for algal blooms

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 3:13 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Health warning removed for algal blooms in the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at Glentunnel and the Hurunui River at State Highway 7 More >>

Aranui Neighbourhood Nurse recognised with leadership award

Friday, 7 April 2017, 4:41 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Media Release April 7, 2017 Aranui Neighbourhood Nurse recognised with leadership award Embracing the neighbourhood has earned a Canterbury nurse an award for emerging leadership. Hannah Laughton, a registered nurse working for the Aranui Community ... More >>

 

 

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