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Post-quake wellbeing levels stabilise

Friday, 8 December 2017, 10:52 am | Canterbury District Health Board

The tenth Canterbury Wellbeing Survey of people in greater Christchurch since the 2011 earthquakes suggests that life has settled into a ‘new normal’ for many. More >>

Canterbury DHB is now Energy-Mark Silver certified

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 10:35 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Thanks to the hard work, expertise and commitment of Canterbury DHB’s energy management team, including our Energy Manager Tim Emson, last week the DHB earned a well-deserved Energy-Mark® Silver certification from Enviro-Mark Solutions, the leading provider ... More >>

Health warning removed for algal bloom

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 12:04 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 for Te Roto o Wairewa/Lake Forsyth on the 18th October 2017. More >>

Canterbury supports WHO call to handle antibiotics with care

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 2:10 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury Health System is getting behind World Antibiotics Awareness Week and you should too - antibiotic resistance caused by the misuse or overuse of antibiotics is one of the biggest threats to global health today. So if ever there was good reason ... More >>

Patient Safety Week

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 11:40 am | Canterbury District Health Board

With the launch of Patient Safety Week, Cantabrians with prescribed medication are being encouraged to ask three simple questions: What is my medicine called? More >>

Canterbury DHB CEO Update - Monday 6 November 2017

Monday, 6 November 2017, 4:53 pm | Canterbury DHB

In today's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates focuses on mental health. We profile Patient Safety Week; celebrate a new issue of Well Now, Quality Accounts edition; share praise for Dean Rangihuna's mental health presentation; examine the ... More >>

Canterbury Health System widens Celo messaging network

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 3:49 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

A growing number of Canterbury clinicians are embracing the digital age with the ability to safely share information between mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets. More >>

Canterbury DHB CEO Update 30/10/17

Monday, 30 October 2017, 5:21 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

In today's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates profiles Canterbury Health System's involvement in the upcoming Health Informatics New Zealand conference and celebrates the 90th anniversary of Darfield Hospital . We share details on the care coordination ... More >>

Health Warning Lifted – Marine Biotoxin – Akaroa

Friday, 27 October 2017, 4:57 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health Warning Lifted – Marine Biotoxin in Shellfish – Akaroa Harbour The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has lifted a health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from all ... More >>

Cortex care coordination platform saving bed nights

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 4:45 pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury District Health Board and the creators of Cortex, Sense Medical are delighted to introduce the newest version of the iPad and iPhone application to the wider health system. Cortex has been designed by clinicians for clinicians, to improve the quality ... More >>

Algal Bloom in Lake Forsyth/Te Roto o Wairewa

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 6:11 pm | Canterbury DHB

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 Forsyth/Te Roto o Wairewa More >>

Health warning removed for algal bloom at Te Waihora

Monday, 9 October 2017, 4:00 pm | Canterbury DHB

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued at Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere. This was issued on 4 February 2014. More >>

Canterbury DHB CEO Update - Monday 25 September 2017

Monday, 25 September 2017, 4:18 pm | Canterbury DHB

In today's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates shares positive feedback for staff from the mother of a young patient. We highlight new clinical director appointments; give the run down on staff mobile data usage ; profile a senior doctor's "invaluable" ... More >>

Canterbury DHB welcomes news of new mental health facilities

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 10:22 am | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury DHB Board chair Dr John Wood is delighted that the Indicative Business Case for new mental health facilities has been approved. More >>

Canterbury DHB CEO Update

Monday, 4 September 2017, 5:06 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

In today's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates shares the details of an international report encouraging other health systems to learn from Canterbury DHB. We preview World Spinal Cord Injury Day on 5 September; celebrate a milestone for the South ... More >>

Canterbury DHB CEO Update

Monday, 28 August 2017, 4:41 pm | Canterbury DHB

In today's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates demystifies some of the recent commentary around Canterbury DHB's position. We farewell Opthamology Service Manager Marilyn Ollett after a 47-year career in health; update on the changeover to a new ... More >>

Canterbury meets 5 out of 6 Health Targets

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 9:25 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB chief executive David Meates attributes Canterbury DHB’s high achievement in the latest National Health targets, to the extraordinary people working in the local health system. More >>

Canterbury DHB delivers multiple health wins for Chathams

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:02 am | Canterbury DHB

Chatham Island residents are receiving greater levels of health care, which is resulting in fewer residents leaving the island to enter long term residential care, fewer hospital stays and a significant reduction in emergency life flights. The Canterbury ... More >>

Free Health Advice After Hours From Your Favourite Chair

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 5:14 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Why brave the elements, when you can access health advice from the comfort of home? More >>

Cleaning up After a Flood

Sunday, 23 July 2017, 12:20 pm | Canterbury DHB

Cleaning up After a Flood Please attribute comments below to Dr Alistair Humphrey, Medical Officer of Health If your home or property was affected by the floods over the past few days, below are some tips to help as you embark on the clean-up. • ... More >>

 

 

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