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Cantabrians urged to look after themselves over flu season

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 9:57 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury is continuing to experience a significant wave of influenza, with 455 hospitalisations relating to complications from influenza already this year. More >>

New Health Precinct Advisory Council Chair Appointed

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 4:49 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB Chief Executive Officer David Meates has today announced the appointment of well-known Cantabrian Peter Townsend, CNZM as Independent Chair of the Health Precinct Advisory Council. “Te Papa Hauora/Health Precinct is the hub of a creative ... More >>

Appointment of Crown Monitor represents opportunity

Friday, 14 June 2019, 1:28 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB welcomes Health Minister Dr David Clark’s decision to appoint a Crown Monitor. More >>

Plane passengers exposed to measles on flight JQ237

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 6:52 pm | Canterbury DHB

Plane passengers exposed to measles on flight JQ237 from Auckland to Christchurch departing on 6 June 2019 and from Christchurch to Auckland onFlight JQ236 departing on 8 June 2019 A passenger arriving in Christchurch on Jetstar Flight number JQ237 ... More >>

Help take the pressure off an especially busy Hospital

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 4:31 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

With winter illnesses like coughs and colds already on the rise and a spell of colder weather forecast, Canterbury hospitals are under pressure. There’s been an increase in influenza-like illness in Canterbury in the last week, which has led to an increase ... More >>

Health warning removed for algal blooms

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 2:19 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted the algal bloom health warnings issued along the Ashley/ Rakahuri River at State Highway 1 on the 5 February 2019 and at the Rangiora-Loburn Bridge on 15 January ... More >>

Canterbury Resilience Hub – one stop shop for support

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 3:45 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) has launched the Canterbury Resilience Hub website – www.resilient.org.nz – a central point for health and wellbeing advice and practical support services information. The Canterbury Resilience Hub ... More >>

Airport-style check in reducing wait times

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 1:33 pm | Canterbury DHB

Patients with an appointment in the new Christchurch Outpatients building are enjoying a new, simpler and faster method to check-in for their clinics. More >>

Canterbury DHB supporting Techweek19

Monday, 20 May 2019, 4:38 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB is proud to be supporting and taking an active involvement in this year’s Techweek. The presence of technology continues to increase in many aspects of our lives and health is no different. Canterbury DHB is currently in a period ... More >>

Chair of Health Precinct Advisory Council to step down

Monday, 20 May 2019, 12:11 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

After five years leading the development of Canterbury’s Health Precinct Advisory Council (HPAC) its Independent Chair, Professor Ian Town is stepping down. More >>

Canterbury measles outbreak declared officially over

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 12:50 pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury health authorities have today declared the measles outbreak that started in the region on 16 February officially over. More >>

Warning removed for algal bloom in Otukaikino/Waimakariri

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 1:41 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Health warning removed for algal bloom in the Otukaikino/Waimakariri confluence near SH1 and Main North Road bridges More >>

Health warning removed for algal bloom at Lake Forsyth

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 4:14 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued for Lake Forsyth/ Te Roto o Wairewa. Recent water testing at Lake Forsyth/ Te Roto o Wairewa, has shown the quantity of potentially ... More >>

Most services returning to Christchurch Outpatients building

Friday, 12 April 2019, 4:34 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

David Meates, Chief Executive, Canterbury District Health Board I am pleased to report that due to extraordinary efforts from a large team who have worked to dry-out and fix the damage caused by flooding inside the new Outpatients building, most of ... More >>

Health warning removed for algal bloom

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 2:07 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued along the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at Glentunnel. This was issued on 24 January 2019. More >>

New Christchurch Outpatients building closed until 15th

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 4:49 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

David Meates, Chief Executive, Canterbury District Health Board: Despite extraordinary efforts from a large team working to dry-out and fix the damage caused when fire-sprinklers drenched the interior of the new outpatients building last Friday 29 March, it will ... More >>

Outpatients building to remain closed until Monday 8 April

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 9:18 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Early in the morning on Friday 29 March, steam from a burst heating pipe activated the fire sprinkler system which flooded the new Christchurch Outpatients building. There is significant damage to some walls, floors and ceilings which have to be replaced. ... More >>

FRIDAY 29 MARCH - Update from Christchurch Hospital

Friday, 29 March 2019, 10:05 am | Canterbury District Health Board

A total of 22 people remain in hospitals following the mosque attacks on Friday 15 March. More >>

Next steps for measles vaccine campaign

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 5:56 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

To help contain Canterbury’s measles outbreak a wider group of people are now eligible to receive a second MMR vaccination. The number of measles cases in Canterbury has risen to 37, with a further nine cases under investigation. Medical officer of ... More >>

Plane passengers exposed to measles on flight VA99 19 March

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 9:02 pm | Canterbury DHB

Plane passengers exposed to measles on flight VA99 from Melbourne to Christchurch on Tuesday 19 March 2019 A passenger arriving in Christchurch on Virgin Australia Flight number VA99 from Melbourne has been confirmed as having measles, adding to ... More >>

 

 

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