Health news

Read the latest Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) health news, media releases, and current health alerts for the Canterbury region. Our flagship news publications CEO Update and WellNow Canterbury magazine are available to read online.​ The Canterbury DHB Communications team are also available to assist with any enquiries from media.

183 news items.

Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 12 November 2018

Monday 12 November 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates reflects on Canterbury DHB’s 2017/18 performance against... read more about CEO Update – Monday 12 November 2018»

WellNow Magazine

WellNow Canterbury – Spring 2018

Friday 9 November 2018Quick Read

WellNow Canterbury is our community health magazine which goes to every Canterbury mailbox twice a year. This spring... read more about WellNow Canterbury – Spring 2018»

Media release

Hand Hygiene – Spread the Message Not the Germs

Wednesday 7 November 2018Quick Read

Canterbury DHB is getting behind this year’s Patient Safety Week (PSW 2018) topic of infection prevention and... read more about Hand Hygiene – Spread the Message Not the Germs»

Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 5 November 2018

Monday 5 November 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates welcomes Dr Jacqui Lunday Johnstone as our new Executive... read more about CEO Update – Monday 5 November 2018»

Media release

Road Accident Remembrance Day – An Opportunity to Reflect

Friday 2 November 2018Quick Read

Road Accident Remembrance Day will take place tomorrow, 3 November 2018. This is a time for us to reflect on the lives... read more about Road Accident Remembrance Day – An Opportunity to Reflect»

Newsletter

Sexual Health Newsletter – November 2018

Thursday 1 November 2018Quick Read

Welcome to Community and Public Health's Sexual Health Newsletter. It provides up to date information to health... read more about Sexual Health Newsletter – November 2018»

Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 29 October 2018

Monday 29 October 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates celebrates last weekend’s move of several teams into... read more about CEO Update – Monday 29 October 2018»

Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Tuesday 23 October 2018

Tuesday 23 October 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates showcases the best photos from our staff photo competition... read more about CEO Update – Tuesday 23 October 2018»

Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 15 October 2018

Monday 15 October 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates highlights the importance of continuing to care for our... read more about CEO Update – Monday 15 October 2018»

Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 8 October 2018

Monday 8 October 2018Quick Read

Chief Executive David Meates highlights the importance of continuing to care for our mental health, and the new IT... read more about CEO Update – Monday 8 October 2018»

Public Health Alert

Algal Bloom in Lake Forsyth (Te Roto o Wairewa)

Friday 5 October 2018Quick Read

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after... read more about Algal Bloom in Lake Forsyth (Te Roto o Wairewa)»

Media release

Avoiding a Legionnaires’ Spring Spike

Thursday 4 October 2018Quick Read

Canterbury’s gardeners are being urged to take care with potting mix and compost to avoid repeating the spike in... read more about Avoiding a Legionnaires’ Spring Spike»

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Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 1 October 2018

Monday 1 October 2018Quick Read

David celebrates Canterbury DHB’s recent awards for reducing energy use and emissions, encourages staff to connect... read more about CEO Update – Monday 1 October 2018»

Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 24 September 2018

Monday 24 September 2018Quick Read

David shares the highlights from the annual meeting of Senior Medical Officers that focused on ‘making things... read more about CEO Update – Monday 24 September 2018»

Media release

Warning over synthetic cannabis – ten admitted to Christchurch Hospital

Friday 21 September 2018Quick Read

Christchurch Hospital's Emergency Department has seen a number of people suffering from probable severe synthetic... read more about Warning over synthetic cannabis – ten admitted to Christchurch Hospital»

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Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 17 September 2018

Monday 17 September 2018Quick Read

David reflects on the lessons learnt from the 2011 earthquakes in the lead-up to the Earthquakes Symposium in November,... read more about CEO Update – Monday 17 September 2018»

Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 10 September 2018

Monday 10 September 2018Quick Read

It’s Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week), and David encourages us to incorporate more of the Māori... read more about CEO Update – Monday 10 September 2018»

Media release

Measles warning issued in Christchurch

Tuesday 4 September 2018Quick Read

The Canterbury District Health Board's Community and Public Health team has issued a measles warning after a man who... read more about Measles warning issued in Christchurch»

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Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 3 September 2018

Monday 3 September 2018Quick Read

David shares how Canterbury DHB’s clot retrieval service is helping to save lives and prevent disability, reflects on... read more about CEO Update – Monday 3 September 2018»

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