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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 >>

Marine Biotoxin in Shellfish in Akaroa Harbour

Friday, 7 July 2017, 4:28 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health Warning – MARINE BIOTOXIN IN SHELLFISH IN AKAROA HARBOUR The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from all ... More >>

Canterbury DHB Launches in-House Food Services at All Sites

Saturday, 1 July 2017, 3:28 pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury DHB Launches in-House Food Services at All Sites Canterbury DHB has taken the exciting step of bringing a range of services in-house, including all food services, and at Ashburton Hospital our orderly, cleaning and laundry services, from today. ... More >>

New toolkit to help schools support student wellbeing

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 12:03 pm | Canterbury DHB

All Right? has launched a free wellbeing toolkit to support young people with their mental health and wellbeing. More >>

Wellbeing survey results

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 11:51 am | Canterbury District Health Board

The latest Canterbury Wellbeing Survey shows the wellbeing of greater Christchurch residents continues to improve. More >>

Cantabs welcome fresh air at outdoor venues

Friday, 2 June 2017, 2:58 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The results are in and they show Cantabrians are excited about smokefree venues. Even better, people are actively choosing to support venues that have smokefree outdoor dining areas. More >>

Canterbury GP teams providing care around the clock

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 10:38 am | Canterbury District Health Board

With winter on our doorstep, Canterbury DHB is encouraging people to make their GP team their first call whenever they need health advice. More >>

Smokefree people in smokefree places

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 12:55 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board is partnering with new stop smoking service Te Hā – Waitaha to encourage people to become smokefree on World Smokefree Day, 31 May. More >>

Canterbury health system working hard to keep Cantabs well

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 4:53 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Canterbury DHB's performance in Quarter 3 of the 2016/2017 National Health Targets show the DHB continues to strive toward keeping Cantabrians well. More >>

HealthPathways bridges gap created by ransomware attacks

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 2:52 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

While health systems across much of the world were crippled by the recent WannaCry ransomware attacks, there were oases of relative calm – the New Zealand health system in general and in the UK where the National Health Service (NHS) was severely ... More >>

Measles warning issued in Canterbury

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 5:35 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Health officials have issued a measles warning following a Christchurch man being confirmed to have contracted measles while holidaying in Bali. More >>

Health warning lifted for Te Roto O Wairewa/ Lake Forsyth

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 10:59 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 for Te Roto o Wairewa/Lake Forsyth on 18 January 2017. More >>

 

 

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