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Have a Conversation that Counts

Monday, 14 April 2014, 12:00 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Have a Conversation that Counts Discussing what you want to happen when you die is not something we often do, but it is one of the most important ‘Conversations that Count’ in your lifetime. This Wednesday (April 16, 2014) is “Conversations that ... More >>

Youth efforts to be flu strong recognised

Friday, 4 April 2014, 2:24 pm | Canterbury DHB

The Canterbury Health System wants to thank its youth for their efforts to be flu strong. Dr Ramon Pink, Canterbury Medical Officer of Health, says last year our youth were the best in the country and we hope to do better still this year. More >>

Canterbury DHB & Council land swap receives approval

Friday, 4 April 2014, 12:09 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board and the Christchurch City Council have swapped two parcels of land, which will provide space for the much-needed redevelopment of Christchurch Hospital. More >>

Health warning for SH1 on Hurunui River lifted

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 3:26 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 State Highway One (SH1) on the Hurunui River / Rakahuri. This was issued on the 26 February 2014. More >>

Health warning removed for algal blooms on the Selwyn River

Monday, 31 March 2014, 2:21 pm | Canterbury DHB

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warnings issued at Whitecliffs and Glentunnel on the Selwyn River / Rakahuri, issued on January 20, 2014 and February 14, 2014 respectively. More >>

Allied Health workforce set to up skill

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 11:27 am | Canterbury DHB

A new on the job training scheme for Allied Health workers has been launched in Canterbury. More >>

Health warning for Ashley River / Rakahuri lifted

Friday, 21 March 2014, 2:26 pm | Canterbury DHB

The health warning issued last month for the Ashley River / Rakahuri at State Highway One Rangiora- Loburn Bridge has been lifted. The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning ... More >>

School helps raise oral health awareness

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 11:17 am | Canterbury District Health Board

A Canterbury High School is getting behind Oral Health Week this week to help raise awareness of the importance of having regular checkups with a dentists or oral health nurse. More >>

Child Haematology Oncology Centre to be open for Christmas

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 2:25 pm | Canterbury DHB

Christchurch Hospital’s new temporary Child Haematology Oncology Centre is on track to open before Christmas. The temporary facility will remain in place until a permanent Child Haematology Oncology Centre is built, as part of the Christchurch Hospital ... More >>

Creating a brighter future for children of prisoners

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 11:25 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Improving the future of children who have a parent or parents in prison is a key focus behind an initiative between Canterbury DHB and Pillars. More >>

Senior Chef scores a century

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 9:35 am | Canterbury DHB

A cooking course designed for older people in Canterbury has celebrated two very important milestones. Senior Chef recently held its 100th course and hosted its 1000th participant. More >>

New drug worries doctors at Christchurch Hospital

Monday, 10 March 2014, 10:33 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Emergency staff at Christchurch Hospital are concerned about the emergence of a new drug in Christchurch after one user ended up in Intensive Care and another three were treated at hospital after 9pm on Saturday night. More >>

Health warning for Lake Forsyth lifted

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 5:27 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 Lake Forsyth/ Te Roto o Wairewa. This was issued on November 21, 2013. More >>

Looking after ourselves and our property after the flood

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 3:09 pm | Canterbury DHB

The Canterbury District Health Board is advising Cantabrians to take extra care when cleaning up after the floods. Dr Ramon Pinks, Canterbury Medical Officer of Health, says practising some basic measures will help protect people from illness. More >>

Business as Usual at Christchurch And Burwood Hospitals

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 10:56 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Despite the ongoing rain and flooding, it’s business as usual at Christchurch and Burwood Hospitals today. If you have an outpatient appointment, you’re advised to set off from home earlier than usual to allow plenty of time for parking. At Christchurch ... More >>

Canterbury is investing in its nursing workforce

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 12:02 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB is focusing on its future nursing workforce as part of ensuring a sustainable health system for the region. More >>

Health warning for Hurunui River at State Highway 1

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 11:43 am | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (benthic cyanobacteria) were found in the Hurunui River at State Highway 1. More >>

Health target efforts ramp up

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 12:13 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Efforts to check Cantabrian’s heart and diabetes status, as well as help smokers to quit are gaining momentum, according to the latest results in the National Health Targets. More >>

River of Flowers

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 4:32 pm | Canterbury DHB

On the third anniversary of the 22 February earthquake Cantabrians will once again have the opportunity to share their experiences and hopes for the future as part of the River of Flowers commemoration. More >>

Pacific women on wheels

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 3:35 pm | Canterbury DHB

Fifteen Pacific women will take part in a cycle ride tomorrow aimed at promoting cycling amongst Pacific women. One of the ride’s organisers, CDHB Pacific Health Promoter Terisa Tagicakibau, says that in the Islands Pacific women don’t do a ... More >>

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