RED

Hospital visitors don’t need a Vaccine Pass, but do need to scan in, and wear a surgical/medical paper mask. Fabric face coverings are no longer acceptable. See our COVID-19 pages for visiting guidelines, COVID-19 tests and care in the community advice. See www.vaccinatecanterburywestcoast.nz for info about vaccinations.

We are at RED according to the NZ COVID-19 Protection Framework

Last updated:
23 January 2022

The following visitor restrictions are in place for all Canterbury DHB hospitals and health facilities:

  1. All visitors need to scan in using the COVID-19 Tracer App or sign in on arrival and provide their contact details
  2. If you’re using the COVID-19 Tracer App, please ensure Bluetooth tracing is turned on
  3. All visitors must wear a surgical/medical mask. Fabric face coverings are no longer acceptable
  4. All visitors are expected to practice safe physical distancing. You should remain two metres away from people you don’t know
  5. Everyone, including visitors should practise good hand hygiene
  6. Visitors who are unwell should not be entering our facilities.

Patients and visitors should also read the additional more detailed visiting guidelines for each specific hospital.

More COVID-19 information:

Hospital Advisory Committee (HAC)

Role

The role of the Hospital Advisory Committee (HAC) is to monitor the financial and operational performance of the hospitals (and related services) of the Canterbury DHB; to assess strategic issues relating to the provision of hospital services by or through the Canterbury DHB; and to give the Board advice and recommendations on that monitoring and assessment.

Terms of reference

HAC Terms of Reference (100KB, PDF)

Membership

Andrew Dickerson (Chair)
Naomi Marshall (Deputy Chair)
Barry Bragg
Catherine Chu
James Gough
Jo Kane
Ingrid Taylor
Jan Edwards
Dr Rochelle Phipps
Michelle Turrall

Meetings

Members of the public are welcome to attend any meeting, subject only to the right of the Committee to exclude the public from certain items of business, such as those that deal with matters of privacy or commercial sensitivity.

Agenda papers are published on this page approximately two days before a meeting.

2022 HAC meeting dates

3 February 2022
7 April 2022
2 June 2022

Archived agenda papers

Previous HAC agenda papers can be viewed in the document library.

If you wish to view agenda papers from earlier years, please contact Anna Craw, Board Secretariat.

Page last updated: 17 December 2021

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