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Keep the bugs out of the pool

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 2:52 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

February is typically the hottest month of the year for us in New Zealand. These hotter temperatures make taking a dip in a nice cool swimming pool very appealing and as the school year begins, school pools will become especially popular. More >>

Care around the clock to continue throughout strikes

Monday, 11 February 2019, 4:02 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Michael Frampton, Chief People Officer, Canterbury DHB With the New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association 48 hour strike action starting tomorrow at 8am, Canterbury District Health Board is reminding people that they can help take the pressure off ... More >>

Third junior doctors’ strike will affect operations

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 4:25 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Third junior doctors’ strike will affect some surgery and outpatient clinics planned for next week & coincides with hospital midwives strike in Canterbury More >>

Health Warning: Algal Bloom in the Ashley/Rakahuri River

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 1:21 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in the Ashley/ Rakahuri River near the State Highway 1 Bridge More >>

Voice-activated help for some Canterbury hospital patients

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 12:29 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

From today some patients at Christchurch’s Burwood Hospital will be using smart speakers to assist with contacting a nurse. The new system will work in the same way as ‘smart speakers’ where you can ask for the weather forecast, to change ... More >>

Ministers open Manawa, healthcare training facility

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 4:45 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Minister for Health Dr David Clark and Minister for Education Chris Hipkins jointly opened Manawa health research and education facility, in Te Papa Hauora |The Christchurch Health Precinct today. More >>

Minister of Health opens Christchurch Outpatients building

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 4:37 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The new Christchurch Outpatients facility at 2 Oxford Terrace was officially opened by the Minister of Health Hon Dr David Clark ably assisted by Hon Dr Megan Woods, Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration today. The distinctive new Christchurch ... More >>

Health warning removed for algal bloom

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 5:13 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Health warning removed for algal bloom in the Otukaikino/Waimakariri confluence near SH1 and Main North Road bridges More >>

Health Warning - Algal Bloom in Lake Pegasus

Monday, 28 January 2019, 7:25 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health Warning - Algal Bloom in Lake Pegasus 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 Lake Pegasus. People ... More >>

Care around the clock to continue throughout strike

Monday, 28 January 2019, 4:50 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Paul Lamb, Acting Chief People Officer, Canterbury DHB: With the New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association 48 hour strike action starting tomorrow at 8am, Canterbury District Health Board is reminding people that they can help take the pressure off ... More >>

Canterbury DHB first in New Zealand to start Project SEARCH

Friday, 25 January 2019, 4:47 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Ricky Reeves was nine-years-old when brain cancer affected his optic nerve, leaving him severely visually impaired. Now 21, an internship programme at Canterbury DHB is giving him a chance he never thought he’d have - to join the workforce. More >>

Keep cool and hydrated

Friday, 25 January 2019, 3:09 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

It’s a long-held view that summer’s hottest days arrive just as the children return to school – and that’s set to ring true with a week of high temperatures forecast throughout Canterbury over the coming days. More >>

Toxic Algal Bloom in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 4:29 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Health Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River downstream of the Glentunnel Swimming Hole More >>

Toxic Algal Bloom in the Waipara River at Teviotdale

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 4:04 pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit have issued a health warning for the Waipara River at Teviotdale. More >>

New Café completes Outpatients facilities

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 5:04 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Gourmet sandwiches, fresh salads, quality Allpress Espresso coffee and a relaxing atmosphere. That’s a selection of what people can expect when they visit the Health Precinct’s latest café, Kānuka, when it opens its doors to the public from 7am ... More >>

Junior doctors’ strike will affect some surgery

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 4:14 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Members of the New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association [RDA] are planning a second strike for 48 hours from 8am on Tuesday 29th January until 8am on Thursday 31st January 2019. More >>

Goodbye Hagley Outpatients, hello Rangiora Health Hub

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 1:42 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

It’s been all go on the corner of the hospital grounds bordering Riccarton Ave and Hagley Park over the past two months as the old Hagley Outpatients was deconstructed and trucked away. More >>

Algal Bloom in the Otukaikino/Waimakariri confluence

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 5:03 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit have issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (benthic cyanobacteria) were found in the Otukaikino/Waimakariri confluence near the SH1 and Main North Road ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in the Ashley / Rakahuri River

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 1:38 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit have issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (benthic cyanobacteria) were found in the Ashley / Rakahuri River near the Rangiora-Loburn Bridge. More >>

Care around the clock to continue throughout strike

Monday, 14 January 2019, 9:46 am | Canterbury DHB

With the New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association 48 hour strike action starting tomorrow at 7am, Canterbury District Health Board is reminding people that they can help take the pressure off emergency services by always making their general practice ... More >>

 

 

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