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Health Warning lifted at Takamatua Bay and Akaroa Main Beach

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 2:39 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its health warning at Takamatua Bay and Akaroa main beach More >>

Unsafe Recreational Water Quality at Takamatua Bay

Friday, 22 November 2019, 1:54 pm | Canterbury DHB

Health Warning – Unsafe Recreational Water Quality at Takamatua Bay and Akaroa Main Beach Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning after high levels of faecal bacteria were found in consecutive ... More >>

Health warning removed for algal bloom at Lake Forsyth

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 3:59 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 on the 1 October 2019. More >>

Cantabrians urged to protect themselves against Legionnaires

Friday, 25 October 2019, 10:17 am | Canterbury DHB

At this time of year as the sun starts to make more of an appearance week-by-week, a nasty disease also starts to make its present felt – Legionnaires’. More >>

New measles case confirmed in Canterbury

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 5:42 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

A Canterbury woman, working at Burwood Hospital has been confirmed as having measles. Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health team has been working to identify all close contacts of this woman both at work, and in her private life, determining ... More >>

Algal Bloom in Lake Forsyth/Te Roto o Wairewa

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 1:19 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (planktonic cyanobacteria) was found in Lake Forsyth/Te Roto o Wairewa. More >>

Medical Imaging Technologists to go on strike

Friday, 27 September 2019, 3:25 pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury DHB’s Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs) who are members of the APEX union will be on strike for two 24 hour periods from 7am on Monday 30 September to 7am 1 October, AND Wednesday 2 October until 7am Thursday 3 October. More >>

Canterbury DHB takes steps towards financial sustainability

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 4:13 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB is starting to implement its operational plan towards a sustainable financial pathway, with continued support from the Ministry of Health and the Crown-appointed Monitor. More >>

Measles case confirmed in Canterbury

Friday, 13 September 2019, 4:35 pm | Canterbury DHB

The infant and their family returned to Christchurch from Auckland where there is a major measles outbreak, with more than 1000 cases confirmed. It is thought that this is where they contracted the highly infectious disease. More >>

Cantabrians reminded to bring in their medicines

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 4:11 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Being admitted to hospital is often a challenging time but being prepared can make your stay and return home a little easier. More >>

Canterbury DHB Supporting World Head and Neck Cancer Day

Friday, 26 July 2019, 3:36 pm | Canterbury DHB

Christchurch Hospital Cancer specialists, together with the Cancer Society Canterbury-West Coast Division, are raising awareness about early signs of head and neck cancers ahead of this year's World Head and Neck Cancer Day (tomorrow, 27 July). The goal ... More >>

Measles case confirmed in Canterbury

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 5:29 pm | Canterbury DHB

An infant in the Canterbury region has been confirmed as having measles. It is now more important than ever that everyone ensures they are fully vaccinated against mea-sles. The infant and their family returned to Christchurch from Auckland where ... More >>

Cantabrians urged to look after themselves over flu season

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 9:57 am | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury is continuing to experience a significant wave of influenza, with 455 hospitalisations relating to complications from influenza already this year. More >>

New Health Precinct Advisory Council Chair Appointed

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 4:49 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB Chief Executive Officer David Meates has today announced the appointment of well-known Cantabrian Peter Townsend, CNZM as Independent Chair of the Health Precinct Advisory Council. “Te Papa Hauora/Health Precinct is the hub of a creative ... More >>

Appointment of Crown Monitor represents opportunity

Friday, 14 June 2019, 1:28 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury DHB welcomes Health Minister Dr David Clark’s decision to appoint a Crown Monitor. More >>

Plane passengers exposed to measles on flight JQ237

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 6:52 pm | Canterbury DHB

Plane passengers exposed to measles on flight JQ237 from Auckland to Christchurch departing on 6 June 2019 and from Christchurch to Auckland onFlight JQ236 departing on 8 June 2019 A passenger arriving in Christchurch on Jetstar Flight number JQ237 ... More >>

Help take the pressure off an especially busy Hospital

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 4:31 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

With winter illnesses like coughs and colds already on the rise and a spell of colder weather forecast, Canterbury hospitals are under pressure. There’s been an increase in influenza-like illness in Canterbury in the last week, which has led to an increase ... More >>

Health warning removed for algal blooms

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 2:19 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted the algal bloom health warnings issued along the Ashley/ Rakahuri River at State Highway 1 on the 5 February 2019 and at the Rangiora-Loburn Bridge on 15 January ... More >>

Canterbury Resilience Hub – one stop shop for support

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 3:45 pm | Canterbury District Health Board

The Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) has launched the Canterbury Resilience Hub website – www.resilient.org.nz – a central point for health and wellbeing advice and practical support services information. The Canterbury Resilience Hub ... More >>

Airport-style check in reducing wait times

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 1:33 pm | Canterbury DHB

Patients with an appointment in the new Christchurch Outpatients building are enjoying a new, simpler and faster method to check-in for their clinics. More >>

 

 

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