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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 >>

Health warning removed for algal bloom on Ashburton River

Monday, 23 March 2015, 10:11 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Health warning removed for algal bloom on the Ashburton River The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued for the Ashburton River at State Highway 1. More >>

Second measles case confirmed

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 2:11 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Canterbury District Health Board is urging people to get immunised following a second confirmed case of measles in Christchurch. More >>

A confirmed measles case prompts immunisation warning

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 11:07 am | Canterbury District Health Board

The Canterbury District Health Board is urging parents to immunise their children following a Christchurch child being confirmed as having measles last week. More >>

Health Warning – toxic algae found in Ashley River/

Friday, 6 March 2015, 1:01 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health board has issued a health warning after the potentially toxic blue-green algae cyanobacteria Lyngbya and Phormidium was found in the Ashley River/ Rakahuri at the State Highway ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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