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Media Statement - on behalf of Jason Gunn's family

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 4:29 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Jason Gunn and family are very grateful to everyone for their kind messages of support after he suffered a heart attack on Tuesday (January 31, 2017). Jason's heart attack came as a complete shock to him and his family and it was one of the scariest moments ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal bloom in Cust River near Skewbrid Rd

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 11:58 am | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (benthic cyanobacteria) were found in the Cust River near Skewbridge Rd More >>

Algal bloom in Lake Forsyth/Te Roto o Wairewa

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 10:58 am | Canterbury District Health Board

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 >>

Canterbury DHB prepared for second strike

Friday, 13 January 2017, 8:27 pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury DHB prepared for second strike planned for next week by members of the RDA More >>

Algal Bloom On Hurunui River at SH1

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 12:22 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning for the Hurunui River at State Highway 1. The warning follows the finding of high levels of the potentially toxic benthic cyanobacteria ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom on Hurunui River at SH7

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 2:51 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning for the Hurunui River at State Highway 7. More >>

Kaikoura township drinking supplies safe to drink

Friday, 23 December 2016, 12:15 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Canterbury DHB and Kaikoura District Council announced today that people who live in the Kaikoura township and at Ocean Ridge no longer need to boil their water. More >>

Algal Bloom in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at Glentunnel

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 4:54 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning after potentially toxic algae (benthic cyanobacteria) were found in Waikirikiri/Selwyn River at Glentunnel. More >>

Financial review on Canterbury DHB informs future direction

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 4:44 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Minister of Health has today released the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Report that provides advice and options for Canterbury DHB to consider in dealing with its current financial position. This report and the statement from the Minister can be ... More >>

Is your New Year’s Resolution to quit?

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 2:35 pm | Canterbury DHB

There is great news for those planning to give up smoking in the New Year, with a new service offering free help and support for Cantabrians to quit. The news comes as an increase on tobacco prices is announced. Canterbury District Health Board Smokefree ... More >>

Alcohol is no ordinary commodity – It’s official!

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 1:47 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Canterbury Medical Officer of Health, Dr Alistair Humphrey, has triumphed in a landmark case in the Court of Appeal, which means supermarkets can only display alcohol in separate designated areas, away from checkouts and entrances. More >>

Hurunui and Kaikoura residents urged to see their GP early

Monday, 19 December 2016, 9:29 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Hurunui and Kaikoura residents urged to see their GP team early People in Hurunui and Kaikoura are being urged to see their general practice team if they’re having trouble coping with everyday activities, aren’t sleeping well, or just need to ... More >>

$3.76m health support for Kaikoura & Marlborough

Friday, 9 December 2016, 10:59 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Government announces $3.76m health support for Kaikoura & Marlborough – Media Statement to be attributed to Murray Cleverley, Canterbury DHB Chair: More >>

Health warning lifted for Te Wairewa / Lake Forsyth

Friday, 25 November 2016, 4:31 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 Wairewa / Lake Forsyth on 25 November 2016. More >>

Look out for symptoms of meningococcal disease

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 3:11 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

General Practice teams are being reminded to be on the lookout for symptoms of meningococcal disease, following three young Canterbury children being diagnosed. More >>

Strong commitment to new target focused on healthy kids

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 4:02 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Canterbury Health System is committed to the Government’s newest health target ‘Raising Healthy Kids’, which has come into effect from Quarter 1 2016/2017. More >>

Supporting mental health in Kaikoura a priority

Friday, 18 November 2016, 4:27 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Health officials are crediting Kaikoura residents and visitors for their vigilance in preventing a gastro outbreak but are concerned about the high levels of anxiety and stress being experienced in the community. More >>

If you’re in Kaikoura & need health advice, where do you go?

Friday, 18 November 2016, 10:04 am | Canterbury District Health Board

In an emergency you should always call 111 The hospital and medical centre in Deal Street is open and fully staffed. You can call the usual Kaikoura practice number (03) 319 3500 and you will be transferred to a nurse who can help. More >>

Gastro outbreak biggest risk for isolated Kaikoura residents

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 3:57 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s community and public health officials arrived in Kaikoura yesterday and are focusing on preventing the spread of disease. Canterbury medical officer of health Dr Alistair Humphrey says the biggest health risk is the possible outbreak ... More >>

Public health officials arrive in Kaikoura

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 5:36 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury medical officer of health Dr Alistair Humphrey and two Canterbury DHB health protection officers flew to Kaikoura today to provide public health support to the isolated region. More >>

   

 

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