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Princess Margaret Hospital is Here to Stay for a While Yet

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 3:22 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Moving some patients from The Princess Margaret Hospital to Burwood Hospital is underway without a hitch but it’s left some confusion around the future of the old Cashmere site, a landmark of the southern suburbs since 1959. More >>

Human Milk Bank Community Open Day 11am This Sunday

Friday, 10 June 2016, 4:23 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Human Milk Bank, within the Neonatal Unit at Christchurch Women’s Hospital, is holding a Community Open Day where interested people, especially mothers, are invited to learn about what a Human Milk Bank is and how it serves the community. More >>

Join the young Cantabs helping make the Health System better

Friday, 3 June 2016, 11:11 am | Canterbury District Health Board

A group of young Cantabrians want more people to help them make the Canterbury Health System better, for others their age. More >>

Canterbury DHB appoints new Chief Medical Officer

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 11:53 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Dr Sue Nightingale is well known to many in the Canterbury Health System and it's her established credentials and networks, which have led her to the role of Chief Medical Officer (CMO). More >>

Search underway for Canterbury’s hidden strengths

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 1:48 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

All Right? is on a mission to help Cantabrians’ find their hidden strengths as part of their latest campaign. More >>

Māori health leaders take a stand against smoking

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 9:12 am | Canterbury District Health Board

South Island Māori health leaders are taking a united front to tackle some of the tougher health issues affecting Māori. More >>

Call to action to quit

Monday, 30 May 2016, 12:21 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury smokers are being called to action to quit for the sake of their family and protect them from the dangers of second hand smoke. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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