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Health Warning – Algal Bloom In Te Roto O Wairewa/Lake Forsyth

Monday, 11 January 2021, 3:57 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (planktonic cyanobacteria) was found in Te Roto o Wairewa – Lake Forsyth. People should avoid the Lake and animals, particularly ... More >>

New Charges For Short-stay Parking At Waipapa

Friday, 8 January 2021, 3:31 pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury DHB’s move into the new Waipapa building has provided additional short-stay public car parks for use when dropping people off or picking them up at the Emergency Department or hospital. With our Emergency Department relocating to Waipapa, the ... More >>

DHB Serving Up A Festive Treat For Canterbury Patients

Thursday, 24 December 2020, 10:48 am | Canterbury District Health Board

The highlights of a kiwi Christmas can range from backyard cricket to a trip to the beach. But one thing that connects most kiwis is sharing delicious Christmas kai with friends and whānau. Canterbury DHB’s WellFood team are well aware of ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom In Waikirikiri/Selwyn River At Chamberlains Ford

Wednesday, 23 December 2020, 3:45 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning for Waikirikiri/Selwyn River at Chamberlains Ford The warning follows finding moderate to high cover of potentially toxic algae (benthic cyanobacteria) in the Waikirikiri/Selwyn ... More >>

Appointment Of Chief Executive, Canterbury And West Coast DHBs

Wednesday, 23 December 2020, 10:35 am | Canterbury District Health Board

A message from Board Chair, Sir John Hansen I am very pleased to announce that following a global recruitment search, Dr Peter Bramley has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive of Canterbury and West Coast DHBs. Peter is currently Chief Executive ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom In Lake Clearwater, Ashburton Lakes Basin, Ashburton

Monday, 21 December 2020, 4:35 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (planktonic cyanobacteria) was found in Lake Clearwater, situated in the Ashburton Lakes Basin area. The type of cyanobacteria ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom In Waiau River At Waiau Bridge

Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 5:21 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning for the Waiau River at Waiau Bridge. The warning follows the finding of moderate to high cover of potentially toxic algae (benthic cyanobacteria) in the Waiau River ... More >>

Care Around The Clock Available To Cantabrians Wherever They Go This Summer

Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 2:16 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

This summer, wherever your holidays take you around New Zealand, remember that you can still get free health advice whenever you need it. If too much festive cheer leaves you feeling worse for wear, you can call your own general practice team 24/7 ... More >>

Health Warning – Smoke From Fire In Clifton On Port Hills

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 1:33 pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a public health warning for smoke from the fire located in Clifton on the Port Hills. Air around this location is smoky and there is potential that people who are sensitive to smoke – such as ... More >>

Health Warning – Smoke From Fires In Port Hills Road, Hillsborough, Christchurch

Saturday, 12 December 2020, 12:49 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has issued a public health warning for smoke from the fire located at Port Hills Road, Hillsborough, Christchurch. Air around this location is smoky and there is ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom In Hurunui River At State Highway 1

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 11:52 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning for the Hurunui River at State Highway 1. The warning follows the finding of moderate to high cover of potentially toxic algae (benthic cyanobacteria). People should avoid ... More >>

Cutting-Edge Breast Cancer Research Among National Grants Awarded To Canterbury And West Coast DHBs

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 6:09 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury and West Coast DHBs have attracted a broad array of research funding to benefit local and New Zealand health care in new research funding from the Health Research Council. Five different grants received approval ranging from developing ... More >>

Algal Bloom In Waimakariri River At Thompsons Road (The Willows)

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 11:25 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit have issued a health warning for the Waimakariri River at Thompsons Road (The Willows). The warning follows finding moderate to high cover of potentially toxic algae (benthic cyanobacteria) in the ... More >>

Leighs Construction Announced As Lead Contractor For New Mental Health Facilities At Hillmorton

Monday, 30 November 2020, 5:15 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB is pleased to announce Leigh’s Construction has been appointed as the lead contractor for the $81.8m project constructing two new facilities to house relocated Specialist Mental Health Services on the Hillmorton campus. Leighs ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom In Pegasus Lake

Monday, 30 November 2020, 4:55 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (planktonic cyanobacteria) was found in Pegasus Lake. People should avoid the lake and animals, particularly dogs, should ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom In Selwyn/Waikirikiri River At Whitecliffs Domain And Whitecliffs Road

Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 6:52 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning for Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at Whitecliffs Domain and Whitecliffs Road. The warning follows the finding of moderate to high cover of potentially toxic algae (benthic ... More >>

Canterbury DHB Wins International Healthcare Award

Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 9:10 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury health teams have been recognised in the prestigious international UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Awards that recognise teams “who have achieved measurably better healthcare performance through unity and avant-garde thinking”. UNIVANTS, ... More >>

Waipapa’s New Theatres All Up And Running

Monday, 23 November 2020, 4:26 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB’s new operating theatres in Waipapa, Christchurch Hospital have begun to be used as patients start to receive their surgery in the brand-new state of the art theatres, following a meticulous testing and audit process. New Hybrid ... More >>

Children’s Day Out – Child Health Wards Make The Move To Waipapa

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 4:52 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

It was children's day out today as our Child Health wards and services, now known collectively as ‘Matatiki’, moved into their new spaces in Waipapa. The new Child Health spaces have been fully kitted out for their new arrivals, with a beautiful ... More >>

Health Warning – Algal Bloom In Selwyn/Waikirikiri River At Glentunnel

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 6:26 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit have issued a health warning for Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at Glentunnel The warning follows finding moderate to high cover of potentially toxic algae (benthic cyanobacteria) in the ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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