Canterbury DHB - Latest News [Page 2]

New IT system creating a smoother, faster patient journey

Friday, 25 May 2018, 10:21 am | Canterbury District Health Board

A new computer system is replacing nine current systems across the five South Island DHBs. More >>

Celo the safe-snapping app

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 3:30 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Medical staff can’t just use Snapchat or WhatsApp when they want to send private information to another professional, so what can they do when they need to get a second opinion in a hurry? More >>

Surgeons train to save lives with 3D printing

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 2:49 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

A team at Christchurch Hospital is 3D printing models of babies’ chests to train surgeons for a life-saving procedure. More >>

Escaping the ward with virtual reality

Monday, 21 May 2018, 5:30 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Teri Jackson was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (a cancer of the blood and bone marrow) just before her year 12 exams. More >>

Realistic, low-cost medical simulator developed

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 11:58 am | Canterbury District Health Board

A team headed by Christchurch Hospital anaesthetic specialist Dr Daniel Hartwell has designed a low-cost, highly-realistic simulator that plugs in to everyday medical equipment. More >>

Digital workflow helps staff optimise operating theatre use

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 3:30 pm | Canterbury DHB

In 2013, Christchurch Hospital introduced new software called ScOPe, originally designed to replace paperwork for surgical staff. More >>

Another measles case confirmed in Christchurch (updated)

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 4:54 pm | Canterbury DHB

Community and Public Health has recently confirmed another case of measles in Christchurch. This case is related to the current South Island measles outbreak, which has now infected 15 people. More >>

Another measles case confirmed in Christchurch

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 1:55 pm | Canterbury DHB

Community and Public Health has recently confirmed another case of measles in Christchurch. This case is related to the current South Island measles outbreak, which has now infected 14 people. More >>

International health leaders visit Christchurch for The Lab

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 2:19 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

International leaders in health laboratories and the wider health field are attending a conference in Christchurch this week. More >>

Health warning removed for algal bloom

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 1:53 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/Waikirikiri River at Chamberlains Ford. This was issued on 16 March 2018. Recent cyanobacteria surveying ... More >>

CEO Update 23 April 2018

Monday, 23 April 2018, 5:22 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

You can read CEO Update from cover to cover or download the full copy via ISSUU or PDF on our website . You can also navigate straight to the article you want to read via the links below. More >>

Free flu vaccinations for under 18s in Hurunui and Kaikōura

Friday, 20 April 2018, 10:31 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Families in the Hurunui and Kaikōura districts can once again ensure their children have the best protection available against the flu this winter – and it won’t cost a cent! More >>

Free flu vaccinations for under 18s in Hurunui and Kaikōura

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 1:35 pm | Canterbury DHB

Families in the Hurunui and Kaikōura districts can once again ensure their children have the best protection available against the flu this winter – and it won’t cost a cent! Young people from six months to 17 years old years of age living in ... More >>

Brief phone outage to affect DHB facilities

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 10:25 am | Canterbury District Health Board

There will be a short telephone outage at several West Coast District Health Board facilities on Wednesday night. The outage is to enable an upgrade to our systems ahead of the introduction of a new telephone system later this year. The outage will ... More >>

Wellbeing essential to a healthy region

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 8:50 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Evon Currie, General Manager of Community and Public Health for Canterbury DHB has applauded the Local Government (Community Well-being) Amendment Bill progressing through its first reading. More >>

Health warning removed cyanobacteria bloom at Lake Pegasus

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 4:04 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its cyanobacteria bloom health warning issued for Lake Pegasus. More >>

Measles outbreak now South Island wide

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 4:43 pm | Canterbury DHB

Measles outbreak now South Island wide Two further cases of measles have now been confirmed, one in Nelson and the other in Christchurch. These are linked to the three cases notified late last week which were reported in Queenstown, Wanaka and Christchurch. ... More >>

Three cases of measles confirmed in South Island

Sunday, 8 April 2018, 5:21 pm | Canterbury DHB

Three cases of measles confirmed in South Island Three cases of measles have been confirmed in the last four days in the South Island. This is a notifiable disease and the cases have been reported in Queenstown, Wanaka and Christchurch. At this ... More >>

Health Warning lifted for algal bloom at Te Roto o Wairewa

Friday, 6 April 2018, 4:29 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health Warning lifted for algal bloom at Te Roto o Wairewa/Lake Forsyth 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. Recent water ... More >>

Potentially toxic algal bloom in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River

Friday, 16 March 2018, 4:08 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning for the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River near Chamberlains Ford. More >>

   

 

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