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Health warning lifted for Te Wairewa / Lake Forsyth

Friday, 25 November 2016, 4:31 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 for Te Wairewa / Lake Forsyth on 25 November 2016. More >>

Look out for symptoms of meningococcal disease

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 3:11 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

General Practice teams are being reminded to be on the lookout for symptoms of meningococcal disease, following three young Canterbury children being diagnosed. More >>

Strong commitment to new target focused on healthy kids

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 4:02 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Canterbury Health System is committed to the Government’s newest health target ‘Raising Healthy Kids’, which has come into effect from Quarter 1 2016/2017. More >>

Supporting mental health in Kaikoura a priority

Friday, 18 November 2016, 4:27 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Health officials are crediting Kaikoura residents and visitors for their vigilance in preventing a gastro outbreak but are concerned about the high levels of anxiety and stress being experienced in the community. More >>

If you’re in Kaikoura & need health advice, where do you go?

Friday, 18 November 2016, 10:04 am | Canterbury District Health Board

In an emergency you should always call 111 The hospital and medical centre in Deal Street is open and fully staffed. You can call the usual Kaikoura practice number (03) 319 3500 and you will be transferred to a nurse who can help. More >>

Gastro outbreak biggest risk for isolated Kaikoura residents

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 3:57 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s community and public health officials arrived in Kaikoura yesterday and are focusing on preventing the spread of disease. Canterbury medical officer of health Dr Alistair Humphrey says the biggest health risk is the possible outbreak ... More >>

Public health officials arrive in Kaikoura

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 5:36 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury medical officer of health Dr Alistair Humphrey and two Canterbury DHB health protection officers flew to Kaikoura today to provide public health support to the isolated region. More >>

Blessing of new Acute Admitting Unit at Ashburton Hospital

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 4:06 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Earlier this morning a blessing service was held for the new Acute Admitting Unit at Ashburton Hospital, part of an $8.7 million upgrade and refurbishment of facilities. An impressive $1.5 million of that total was raised by local community funders, Advance ... More >>

North Canterbury Earthquakes Update

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 2:30 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Significant aftershocks have continued to be felt in North Canterbury and add to the already high levels of anxiety felt in Canterbury communities, particularly in the Kaikoura and Hurunui Districts. More >>

Look after yourselves and each other

Monday, 14 November 2016, 3:57 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Now is the time to look after each other as the Hanmer earthquakes affect different people in different ways. Public Health Specialist Dr Lucy D’Aeth, Chair of the Greater Christchurch Psychosocial Committee says particularly in the North Canterbury ... More >>

Canterbury DHB Earthquake Update – November 14, 2016

Monday, 14 November 2016, 1:46 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

In general, health services across the Canterbury and West Coast Districts are operating normally, including community-based support and Aged Residential Care facilities. For most people your General Practice Team should be your first point of call for ... More >>

Canterbury Health System preparing for second planned strike

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 3:56 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Like all District Health Boards, Canterbury DHB is in the early stages of contingency planning with the focus on ensuring safe care during the 48-hour strike period, when most RDA members are expected to withdraw their services. More >>

Falls prevention efforts reducing harm in our health system

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 1:51 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Falls prevention efforts are being praised for a 25 percent reduction in the number of Serious and Adverse Events (SAEs) reported in Canterbury this last financial year. More >>

Canterbury Health System’s online health tool ‘a hit’

Friday, 4 November 2016, 9:51 am | Canterbury District Health Board

An online tool designed to help people self-manage their health is proving increasingly popular in Canterbury. More >>

Community Health magazine marks Patient Safety Week

Friday, 4 November 2016, 9:49 am | Canterbury District Health Board

This week is New Zealand’s national “Let’s Talk” Patient Safety Week, coordinated by the Health Quality & Safety Commission. More >>

Health warning extended for coastal Canterbury areas

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 1:16 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued another health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested in coastal Canterbury areas. More >>

Quality Improvement and Innovation Awards 2016

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 12:43 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Canterbury Health System has celebrated an outstanding calibre of entries to the Quality Improvement and Innovation Awards this week. More >>

A flying start to Patient Safety Week

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 11:43 am | Canterbury District Health Board

This week is New Zealand’s national “Let’s Talk” Patient Safety Week, coordinated by the Health Quality & Safety Commission. More >>

Health warning extended to Gore Bay

Friday, 28 October 2016, 4:30 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued another health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested in coastal Canterbury areas. More >>

Canterbury part of NZ’s first kidney exchange

Monday, 24 October 2016, 9:43 pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury part of NZ’s first kidney exchange The Canterbury DHB has played a key role in New Zealand’s first three way kidney transplant exchange this month. Dr Nick Cross, Clinical Director National Renal Transplant Service and Christchurch ... More >>

 

 

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