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Immunisation rates well covered for Canterbury

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 12:19 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Protecting our vulnerable children from diseases is high on the radar for Cantabrians, according to the latest National Health Target results. More >>

Burwood public open day

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 11:28 am | Canterbury District Health Board

May 24, 2016 Burwood public open day: Sunday May 29, from 10am to 2pm After extensive consumer consultation, planning, designing and construction, the Burwood Hospital’s new 230-bed facilities for specialist Older Persons’ Health is holding a public ... More >>

Good hand hygiene no laughing matter

Monday, 23 May 2016, 11:12 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board is working with the Clown Doctors to emphasise the importance of having clean hands to patients and staff. More >>

Nurses' Day - Improving health systems' resilience

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 3:41 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

International Nurses’ Day tomorrow (May 12, 2016) is always something to celebrate here in Canterbury but this year’s theme resonates more than ever. More >>

Talking health – but are we speaking your language?

Monday, 9 May 2016, 2:16 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Canterbury Health System is keen to hear community views on how it can improve communication and create better awareness of what is happening across health services. More >>

The new Akaroa Integrated Health Facility is one step closer

Monday, 2 May 2016, 1:13 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The new Akaroa Integrated Health Facility is one step closer Canterbury DHB is pleased to announce it is tendering for the design of the new Integrated Health Facility in Akaroa, on the site of the former Akaroa Hospital. David Meates, Canterbury DHB ... More >>

Immunisation Week targets immunisation during pregnancy

Friday, 29 April 2016, 4:32 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury is celebrating Immunisation Week next week (May 2-8) with the rest of New Zealand’s key theme of ‘protecting baby starts in pregnancy’. More >>

Canterbury continues to focus on reducing falls

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 1:30 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury is at the forefront of successful falls prevention initiatives that are dramatically reducing the number of falls in the community, but the figures are still sobering. More >>

Health warning at Pegasus Lake lifted

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 12:25 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Health warning at Pegasus Lake lifted The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued at Pegasus Lake. This was issued on 24 February 2016. Recent water testing at Pegasus ... More >>

New Kaikoura Health Centre Opens - a Community Effort

Friday, 15 April 2016, 3:33 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Kaikoura Health Te Hā o Te Ora was officially opened this afternoon by the Minister of Health, Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman. More >>

Health warning removed for algal bloom at Hurunui River

Friday, 15 April 2016, 2:23 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 along the Hurunui River at State Highway 7. This was issued on February 15, 2016. More >>

Burwood Birthing Unit has temporarily reopened

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 3:22 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Burwood Birthing Unit has temporarily reopened and is now accepting women for birthing and post-natal care. Staff were given the go ahead to move back in this afternoon after asbestos test results came back clear earlier today. The unit will ... More >>

Burwood Birthing Unit to Temporarily Reopen

Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 2:39 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

April 5, 2016 Burwood Birthing Unit to Temporarily Reopen Canterbury DHB will temporarily reopen the Burwood Birthing Unit. The announcement was made at a meeting this week with Lead Maternity Carers, key stakeholders and staff. Canterbury DHB closed the ... More >>

Canterbury joins health system partners in celebration

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 11:56 am | Canterbury District Health Board

With a click of the mouse and an ‘accepted’ message, the one millionth successful electronic request for specialist advice and assessment in the South Island was sent and received late last week. It might not seem something to get excited about at ... More >>

DHB pleased increased mental health need recognised

Monday, 21 March 2016, 2:20 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB pleased increased mental health need recognised Canterbury DHB chair, Murray Cleverley, is pleased with today’s announcement by the Minister of Health, Dr Jonathan Coleman, which acknowledges the increased demand for mental health services ... More >>

Health warning lifted for algal bloom at Kahutara River

Thursday, 10 March 2016, 2:20 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Health warning lifted for algal bloom at Kahutara River, Kaikoura The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued for the Kahutara River at SH 1, Peketa, on December ... More >>

Algal Bloom in Lake Pegasus

Wednesday, 24 February 2016, 2:38 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

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 and animals, particularly dogs, should avoid contact ... More >>

Post-Quakes Pressures on Canterbury Continue

Tuesday, 23 February 2016, 11:59 am | Canterbury District Health Board

The latest national health target results show a Canterbury health system that is continuing to deliver for its population despite being under increasing pressure. More >>

Research Shows Effect of Quakes And Recovery on Cantabrians

Friday, 19 February 2016, 2:55 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The All Right? campaign has released its latest survey on Cantabrians’ mental health as the region recovers from the earthquakes. The research was carried out by Opinions Market Research in November 2015. It consisted of a survey of a representative sample ... More >>

Canterbury Health System update, message from CEO

Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 12:35 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Canterbury Health System’s seamless response to Sunday’s magnitude 5.7 earthquake demonstrates another incredible effort from those who have already been through so much. More >>

 

 

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