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Measles case confirmed in Canterbury

Friday, 13 September 2019, 4:35 pm | Canterbury DHB

The infant and their family returned to Christchurch from Auckland where there is a major measles outbreak, with more than 1000 cases confirmed. It is thought that this is where they contracted the highly infectious disease. More >>

Cantabrians reminded to bring in their medicines

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 4:11 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Being admitted to hospital is often a challenging time but being prepared can make your stay and return home a little easier. More >>

Canterbury DHB Supporting World Head and Neck Cancer Day

Friday, 26 July 2019, 3:36 pm | Canterbury DHB

Christchurch Hospital Cancer specialists, together with the Cancer Society Canterbury-West Coast Division, are raising awareness about early signs of head and neck cancers ahead of this year's World Head and Neck Cancer Day (tomorrow, 27 July). The goal ... More >>

Measles case confirmed in Canterbury

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 5:29 pm | Canterbury DHB

An infant in the Canterbury region has been confirmed as having measles. It is now more important than ever that everyone ensures they are fully vaccinated against mea-sles. The infant and their family returned to Christchurch from Auckland where ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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