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Canterbury DHB The First In NZ To Use The Mobile Electronic Disinfection Unit – The ElectroClave

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 4:12 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

ElectroClave Canterbury DHB’s Information Services Group (ISG) is now able to safely disinfect devices such as tablets and cell phones when they are returned to ISG from wards and clinical units. In a COVID-19 world, good hygiene has become top ... More >>

Updated Visitor Guidance Under COVID-19 Alert Level 1 For Canterbury DHB Facilities

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 11:17 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Dr Sue Nightingale, Chief Medical Officer, Canterbury DHB: Under Alert Level 1 Canterbury DHB has begun to relax some of its visitor restrictions that were in place at its facilities under other Alert Levels as a precaution, to help stop the spread of COVID-19. ... More >>

Health Warning Removed For Algal Bloom At Lake Pegasus

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 4:58 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 Pegasus. The warning was put in place in December 2019. Recent water testing at Lake Pegasus has shown the quantity of ... More >>

Marine Biotoxin In Shellfish Collected Between Sumner Head And East Head At Okain’s Bay

Friday, 5 June 2020, 1:44 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from between Sumner Head and East Head at Okains Bay on Banks Peninsula, including Lyttelton Harbour. ... More >>

Cantabrians Reminded To Come To Their Outpatient Or Surgical Appointments

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 3:27 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB is well on its way to reinstating planned care – meaning we’re continuing to reschedule appointments, based on clinical priority, that were postponed as the country went into lockdown to slow the spread of COVID-19. Canterbury DHB ... More >>

Canterbury DHB Makes Changes To Visiting At Its Hospitals And Health Centres Under Alert Level 2

Friday, 15 May 2020, 4:23 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB has made changes to its visitor restrictions under Alert Level 2. The key changes are at Christchurch Hospital where visiting hours have changed. More >>

Get Checked Before You Break Out Of Your Bubble And Get Jiggy (or Do The Jiggle Wiggle)

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 4:37 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s sexual health team is urging anyone who’s bursting to break out of their bubble to connect with someone in a more intimate way, to get themselves checked out. Clinical Director of Canterbury DHB’s sexual health service, Dr Ed ... More >>

Changes To Burwood Hospital Visiting

Wednesday, 6 May 2020, 1:32 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Following Monday’s relocation of residents from Burwood Hospital back to their home at Rosewood Rest Home & Hospital, changes have been made to the visitor restrictions in place at Burwood under Alert Level 3. The following visitor restrictions ... More >>

Water Health Warnings lifted, COVID restrictions still apply

Wednesday, 6 May 2020, 12:36 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its algal bloom health warnings for the Rakahuri/Ashley River, Temuka River at Manse Bridge, Te Ana a Wai/Te Nga Wai at Te Nga Wai Road and the Opihi River at Waipopo ... More >>

More Than 100,000 Flu Vaccinations Given In Canterbury

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 1:43 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

An impressive milestone has been reached for the Canterbury community this week with more than 100,000 flu vaccinations given since the vaccine was released in early March. This year the flu vaccine was released earlier than usual to help protect ... More >>

Updated Visitor Guidance Under COVID-19 Alert Level 3 For Canterbury DHB Facilities

Wednesday, 29 April 2020, 5:07 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

As we settle into Alert Level 3, sticking to our bubble and staying home unless you need to go out is still our best defence against the spread of COVID-19, so visitor restrictions still apply at all of our facilities, however some rules have been relaxed. ... More >>

Care Of Psychogeriatric Dementia Patients From Rosewood Cluster Being Cared For At Burwood Hospital

Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 3:51 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

STATEMENT FROM CANTERBURY DHB CHIEF EXECUTIVE DAVID MEATES The staff in Ward GG at Burwood Hospital are working in an extremely challenging environment, providing complex care to fragile, elderly people. Their performance is and has been outstanding. ... More >>

Clarification On Dementia, Psychogeriatric Level Residents From Rosewood Relocated To Burwood

Saturday, 11 April 2020, 5:52 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The residents with dementia, psychogeriatric level, who were relocated to Burwood earlier in the week were not moved to Burwood because they needed to be admitted into hospital. They were moved as they needed to be in a bigger facility where they ... More >>

Precautions To Ensure Safe Transfer Of Hospital-level Residents From Rosewood Rest Home & Hospital

Saturday, 11 April 2020, 3:14 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

All 20 of the hospital-level residents moving from Rosewood into other facilities have tested negative for COVID-19 and are not showing any symptoms of infection. As precautionary measures these residents will be cared for in isolation for the More >>

Canterbury DHB Moves To Support Rosewood Rest Home Dementia Facility

Monday, 6 April 2020, 1:38 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Following notification of a cluster of confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 cases amongst staff and residents at Rosewood Rest Home Dementia Care facility, Canterbury DHB’s Chief Executive, David Meates has authorised that 20 residents from its hospital ... More >>

Online Form Now Available For Expressions Of Interest To Work In The Health System

Saturday, 4 April 2020, 5:08 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury and West Coast DHBs have made it easy for people to submit an expression of interest if they are not already employed by the DHBs but want to put their hand up and contribute to the COVID-19 response. This has been set up to provide support ... More >>

Parents And Caregivers Urged To Watch Out For Choking Hazards

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 3:27 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury parents and caregivers are being asked to keep a close eye on children in their care while we remain at COVID-19 alert level four, to reduce the risk of our tamariki choking if an object becomes lodged in their airway. With families adjusting ... More >>

Cantabrians Asked To Be Patient While Flu Vaccine Is Distributed

Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 4:28 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board is asking Cantabrians to be patient while the health system works to resolve delays with the distribution of the flu vaccine across the region. Stock has been held up in the supply chain, affecting DHBs around the country. ... More >>

COVID-19 Alert Level Four – Updated Hospital And Clinic Visitor Policy

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 10:21 pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury and West Coast DHBs Chief Executive David Meates has today announced further significant changes to the DHB’s visitor policy in response to COVID-19 (coronavirus). “We are navigating our way through an extraordinary situation where ... More >>

Christchurch Hospital Park And Ride Shuttle Service To Be Put On Hold

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 4:31 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The park and ride shuttle service for patients and visitors to Christchurch Hospital from Lichfield Street Carpark will stop operating from 8.30pm tomorrow, Wednesday 25 March. The temporary shutdown of this service is in response to the government’s ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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