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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 >>

Update from Christchurch Hospital Sunday, 24 March 2019

Sunday, 24 March 2019, 2:34 pm | Canterbury DHB

Sunday, 24 March 2019 - Update from Christchurch Hospital Sunday, 24 March 2019 - 2:30 pm NZ Standard time MEDIA UPDATE Please attribute to David Meates, Chief Executive, Canterbury District Health Board 24 people originally hospitalised after the mosque ... More >>

Update from Christchurch Hospital - Saturday, 23 March 2019

Saturday, 23 March 2019, 5:21 pm | Canterbury DHB

Saturday, 23 March 2019 - Update from Christchurch Hospital MEDIA UPDATE Please attribute to David Meates, Chief Executive, Canterbury District Health Board 25 of the 48 people originally hospitalised after the mosque attacks on Friday, 15 March remain in Christchurch ... More >>

Update from Christchurch Hospital - Friday 22 March 2019

Friday, 22 March 2019, 6:56 pm | Canterbury DHB

Friday 22 March 2019 - Update from Christchurch Hospital MEDIA UPDATE Please attribute comment to David Meates, Chief Executive, Canterbury District Health Board 27 of the people who were injured in Friday’s shootings are still in Christchurch Hospital, ... More >>

Update from Christchurch Hospital

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 5:07 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

28 people who were injured in Friday’s shootings are still in Christchurch Hospital, with six remaining in critical condition in intensive care . One more person was well enough to be discharged from hospital with appropriate community supports, and ... More >>

Measles continues to spread in Canterbury

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 2:22 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The number of measles cases in Canterbury has risen to 34, with a further five cases under investigation. More >>

Update from Christchurch Hospital

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 11:13 am | Canterbury District Health Board

29 people who were injured in the mosque attacks are still in Christchurch Hospital . Two have been well enough to go home since our last media bulletin on Monday afternoon, and they are being supported by family and friends. The Canterbury Health System ... More >>

Update from Christchurch Hospital re terror attack

Monday, 18 March 2019, 4:06 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

We currently have 31 patients who were injured in the mosque attacks in Christchurch Hospital. Two people were well enough to go home and have been discharged today. There are still 9 people in a critical condition in intensive care . More >>

Outpatient appointments going ahead as scheduled this week

Monday, 18 March 2019, 9:14 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB is advising patients that all outpatient appointments are going ahead as usual this week. More >>

 

 

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