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Still a challenge for health to stay on top post-quake

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 4:45 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Quarter 2 health targets – still a challenge for health to stay on top in a post-quake environment More >>

Health warning issued for Te Wairewa/ Lake Forsyth

Monday, 16 February 2015, 5:04 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 Te Wairewa/Lake Forsyth. More >>

Health Warning - Toxic Algae Bloom Lake Pegasus

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 4:16 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. More >>

Child Development Service receives donation for playground

Monday, 9 February 2015, 12:11 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Canterbury District Health Board Child Development Service has received a generous donation to go towards building a playground at its new premises Montreal House. The Warehouse stores in Christchurch, Rangiora, Ashburton, Timaru and Greymouth along ... More >>

Warning lifted for Selwyn / Waikirikiri River at Whitecliffs

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 1:38 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 Selwyn River at Whitecliffs Domain. This was issued on November 21, 2014 Recent surveys at Whitecliffs Domain ... More >>

Tobacco sales to under 18s disappoint

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 4:33 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Tobacco sales to under 18s disappoint The Canterbury District Health Board is disappointed three retailers sold cigarettes to underage volunteers last month. Underage volunteers visited 37 retailers during one week in January, with 34 retailers correctly asking ... More >>

New interim Children’s Haematology and Oncology Centre opens

Monday, 2 February 2015, 11:27 am | Canterbury DHB

Staff, patients and their families celebrated the opening of the new interim Children’s Haematology and Oncology (CHOC) Centre at Christchurch Hospital on Friday (30 Jan). More >>

Health warning lifted for Ashley and Kahutara rivers

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 10:47 am | 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 Ashley River near SH1 and Kahutara River near Peketa (SH1). More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Ashburton River at SH1

Wednesday, 24 December 2014, 1:57 pm | Canterbury DHB

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board are issuing a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (benthic cyanobacteria) were found in the Ashburton River at SH1. More >>

Darfield and Kirwee wastewater reports released

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 2:09 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

A report on wastewater treatment systems in Darfield and Kirwee has found that many septic tanks are poorly operated and maintained. More >>

Burwood Hospital's new ward blocks take shape

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 12:29 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Burwood Hospital's new ward blocks take shape December 16, 2014 Burwood Hospital's massive redevelopment is nearing the halfway mark. Murray Cleverley, Canterbury DHB chair and spokesperson for the Hospitals Redevelopment Partnership Group, says work ... More >>

Quality Accounts – how we’re meeting Canterbury’s needs

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 12:42 pm | Canterbury DHB

The third edition of the Canterbury Health System Quality Accounts have been published. The Quality Accounts provide a snapshot of how the Canterbury Health System is meeting the needs of our community and we hope you will take a moment to check how we are ... More >>

SI Video Showcases Canterbury DHBs Patient Safety Success

Friday, 5 December 2014, 2:58 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

A new video has been released showcasing some of the different ways in which Canterbury DHB and other South Island DHBs are continuing to improve patient safety through their support of the ‘Open for Better Care’ Campaign. More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Kahutara River near SH1

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 10:18 am | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning for Kahutara River near State Highway 1, Peketa. More >>

Health target first quarter results on track

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 4:57 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s first quarter results in the 2014/2015 National Health Targets show targets on track to being achieved. More >>

Potentially toxic cyanobacteria health warnings

Friday, 21 November 2014, 12:39 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health warnings have been put in place at two Canterbury rivers following the detection of potentially toxic algae (benthic cyanobacteria), while a health warning has been lifted for potentially toxic algae (planktonic cyanobacteria) for Lake Forsyth//Wairewa. More >>

Have a safe and healthy Cup & Show Week

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 11:50 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Have a safe and healthy Cup & Show Week Cup & Show Week marks an exciting time of year but to ensure it remains enjoyable Canterbury’s health officials are reminding Cantabrians to take care out there. Dr Alistair Humphrey, Canterbury Medical ... More >>

Feeling All Right at the Improvement and Innovation Awards

Monday, 10 November 2014, 2:08 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Like Matthew McConaughey at the Oscars and in true Hollywood fashion, the All Right? campaign cleaned up at this year’s Quality Improvement and Innovation Awards last week. More >>

Health Warning for Algal Bloom at St Anne’s Lagoon lifted

Monday, 3 November 2014, 12:00 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Health Warning for Algal Bloom at St Anne’s Lagoon/ Mata Kopae lifted The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued for St Anne’s Lagoon/ Mata Kopae on 11 September 2014. ... More >>

Improving access to mental health care

Friday, 31 October 2014, 1:13 pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury Specialist Mental Health Services (SMHS) is streamlining its systems to ensure people get faster access to urgent or crisis mental health care. The SMHS Adult Service has developed a new model of care aimed at providing improved access ... More >>

 

 

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