Media Releases

​Read the latest media releases from Canterbury District Health Board.

Please contact the media team if you would like to know more about any of these news items or have a media enquiry.

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Escaping the ward with virtual reality

VR technology helped Teri Jackson experience a little bit of the world outside her room after being diagnosed with leukaemia.

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Realistic, low-cost medical simulator developed by Christchurch team

A staff team at Christchurch hospital have designed a low-cost simulator that plugs in to everyday medical equipment.

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Digital workflow helps staff optimise operating theatre use

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

Free flu shots for under 18s in Hurunui and Kaikōura

Young people in the Kaikōura and Hurunui areas can once again receive the best protection against the flu this winter for free.

Page last reviewed: 17 May 2018
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