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Get vaccinated before the flu gets you

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 2:49 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury health officials are urging people to get vaccinated before the worst of the flu season arrives. More >>

No new Legionnaires’ cases linked to cooling towers pleasing

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 4:15 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

With no new notifications for a month, health officials are confident that the source of the Legionella bacteria, which hospitalised six Cantabrians, is no longer a public health risk. More >>

Giving Cantabrians a patient portal

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 2:27 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury Health System is seeking feedback on its plans to develop a patient portal to engage and involve people in managing their own health. More >>

Changes to Ashburton and Rural Health Services

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 3:26 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB is proceeding with changes to the leadership of Ashburton and Rural Health Services following consultation with staff during April and May. The DHB received 20 responses on its Proposal for Change document, released to staff on April 15, ... More >>

An appeal to Canterbury businesses with cooling towers

Friday, 12 June 2015, 11:57 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board and Christchurch City Council officials are working with representatives from the air conditioning industry to contact businesses in an industrial area in Hillsborough to ensure water-based cooling systems are being ... More >>

Support for Smokefree spaces extension

Friday, 5 June 2015, 11:49 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Support for Smokefree spaces extension Canterbury District Health Board has congratulated the Christchurch City Council for its move to increase the number of Smokefree places in Christchurch from October 1, 2015. Dr Ramon Pink, Canterbury Medical Officer of ... More >>

Celebrating World Smokefree Day in Canterbury

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 11:33 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Cantabrian’s are being encouraged to use World Smokefree Day on Sunday (May 31, 2015) to think about how they can contribute to a Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025. David Meates, Canterbury DHB chief executive, believes that by working together we can ... More >>

Canterbury DHB recognised for improving staff wellbeing

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 2:34 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB is among key business leaders publicly recognised for their commitment to improve staff wellbeing. More >>

Integration drives Canterbury Health System’s performance

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 12:36 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Integration efforts across the Canterbury Health System remain pivotal to Canterbury District Health Board’s performance in meeting health targets. More >>

Don’t let the flu slow you down

Friday, 15 May 2015, 12:29 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Don’t let the flu slow you down May 15, 2015 With the Christchurch rebuild ramping up, the last thing Cantabrian’s need is influenza slowing them down. Dr Ramon Pink says the flu can be debilitating and can take you out of work for weeks. “This ... More >>

How smart data puts patients first in Canterbury

Monday, 11 May 2015, 10:26 am | Canterbury District Health Board

The Canterbury Health System has had the spotlight cast on it once again, this time in a report the Innovation Partnership commissioned on Data Driven Innovation in New Zealand. More >>

Canterbury DHB on Track to Deliver More Surgery

Monday, 11 May 2015, 9:18 am | Canterbury DHB

New hospital facilities will give Canterbury DHB the capacity to perform an extra 6000 surgeries and procedures a year once up and running. More >>

Health warnings removed from two Canterbury lakes

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 12:39 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

22 April 2015 The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warnings for Lake Forsyth and Pegasus Lake. Both warnings were issued in February 2015. Recent water testing at Lake Forsyth ... More >>

Support Conversations that Count Day

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 1:40 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB is asking people to have a ‘Conversation that Counts’ this month. Today (April 16, 2015) marks the second national awareness day for advance care planning, to encourage people to think about, talk about and plan for their future health care. ... More >>

Why electronic referrals are good news for the region

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 12:31 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board welcomes the Minister of Health’s recent announcement that the Electronic Request Management System (ERMS) South Island DHBs. ERMS is an electronic referral tool developed in Canterbury six years ago to improve the way ... More >>

Proposal to Change Structureof Rural Health Services

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 4:16 pm | Canterbury DHB

A proposal to change the existing leadership and management structure of Ashburton and Rural Health Services has been released to affected staff this week. More >>

Electronic referrals are good news for everyone

Friday, 10 April 2015, 11:06 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board welcomes the Minister of Health’s recent announcement that the Electronic Request Management System (ERMS) is now being used in all South Island DHBs. ERMS is an electronic referral tool developed in Canterbury six years ... More >>

April Falls month underway

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 12:43 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board is joining other New Zealand DHBs this April as part of the Health Quality and Safety Commission’s drive to reduce falls and the harm they cause. More >>

Look after yourself this Easter and school holidays

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 5:38 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Cantabrians are reminded to look after themselves this Easter and school holidays by taking a few easy steps to stay well. More >>

Canterbury measles free

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 7:25 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Dr Alistair Humphrey, Canterbury Medical Officer of Health, says a combination of factors have allowed health authorities to declare Canterbury measles free. More >>

 

 

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