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:

Canterbury DHB Document Library

Our latest key plans and reports are listed at the top of this page, other recent documents are listed by date under these documents. 

Use the search menu (left) to apply a filter and list documents. Each document has a document type, a summary, and topics and tags associated with it. Some popular document types are listed below:

Board Agenda
All Meeting Minutes and Agenda
OIA Responses

776 documents for "Official Information Act Response".

Medical Radiation Oncology referrals wait times

Total number of patients referred to and seen by Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology specialities within specified time.

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Gynae Plus digital record system

Information about the Canterbury DHB Gynae Plus digital record system.

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Letter of Understanding between the DHB and the PSA regarding an increase of penal rates

Please provide the Letter of Understanding between the DHB and the PSA regarding an increase of penal rates for PSA members, effective 13/4/2020. clarified as referring to all DHBs that employ laboratory workers.

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Employees salary bands

Schedule that details the number of employees in each salary band.

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Reports about degradation of fresh water

Reports over past 24 months re Potential health impacts of degraded freshwater quality. Economic costs of degraded freshwater.

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Sleep studies

Numbers of people as at 1st July 2020 who have completed Sleep Studies and have been diagnosed with needing treatment who have been on the waiting list for treatment to occur.

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Ethnicity of staff

The current Ethnicity information for the Canterbury and the West Coast DHB. Please also provide the same information as at 31 March 2017 or a date as close as possible to three years ago. Please provide the answers for the four following groups (Māori male, Māori female, Total male, Total female).

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Outsourcing radiation oncology

Information about your DHB's outsourcing arrangement with the local private radiation oncology provider for delivery of radiation treatment to public patients. Can I please be provided with: 1. total number of treatment courses delivered by tumour type (or palliative if it was palliative intent) between 1 July 2018 and 30 May 2020 in the private provider on your behalf for public patients.

Information on the cost to the tax payer; any or all of the price paid per treatment course delivered, the price per fraction or the total dollar amount paid for all the treatment courses included in your response to the question 1. 3. the number of public patients who received their radiation oncology FSA in private provider on your behalf between 1 July 2018 and 30 May 2020.

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COVID-19 related hospitalisation and mortality rates for Māori, Non-Māori, Māori and non-Māori with lived experience of disability.

Covid-19 hospitalisation and mortality numbers by Māori, Non-Māori, Māori with lived experience of disability and non-Māori with lived experience of disability.

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Anaesthetic Technicians employed by the DHB

Details on Anaesthetic Technicians employed by DHB

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Clinicians correspondence with Canterbury DHB Board during 2020

Communications/correspondence between the Canterbury DHB clinicians and Board over the last six months.

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Policies regarding preventing access to private health information

Policies in regards to reporting unsafe, harmful, criminal behaviour, including the re-routing and interception of private communications, and policies on how they document such incidents and how they are to safeguard against such incidents

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Hospital protocols during COVID-19 Level 1 and 2

Access for support people in hospitals within DHB during Level 2 lockdown and Level 1. (Between 14 May and 8 June).

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Community pharmacy critical services funding

RE $18m fund for community pharmacy, notably those deemed "critical" or supplying "critical services".

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Clinical Leaders Group (CLG) correspondence regarding the redevelopment of Christchurch Hospital Campus

Any correspondence between: Clinical Leaders Group and: CDHB, MoH, Minister of Health's office following the special Board Meeting held 1/5/2020 where CDHB board members voted to endorse the $150m five-storey tower block at Christchurch Hospital.

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Impersonation of doctors and unauthorised access to health facilities

  • Total number of incidents involving an allegation that a member of the public had impersonated a physician 1/5/2019 - 31/8/2019.
  • Total number of incidents involving an allegation that a member of the public had gained unauthorised access to a surgical theatre or pathology lab 1/5/2019 - 13/8/2019.
  • Total number of incidents involving an allegation that a DHB employee had engaged in the interception of private email communications between a patient and a DHB employee between 1/1/2019 and 29/5/2020.

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Multiple Sclerosis – Neurology staffing numbers and waiting times

Multiple sclerosis - staffing numbers and waiting times - April 2019 - end of March 2020

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COVID-19 contact tracing

Number of people working in COVID-19 contact tracing each day from 1/12/2019 - 31/05/2020.

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Publication of policies, protocols and best practice documents

Publication of DHB Intranet policies, protocols, best practice documents to be published online. IANZ accreditation for Labs.

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Bias in the health system

Bias in the health system, relating to emergency department and mental health services.

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Cost of paging system

Please provide the total cost of running the paging systems used in hospitals i.e. cost of equipment, maintenance, paging volume charges and support costs.

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MRI/CT Scans Waitlist (February 2015)

As at February 2015 could you please supply the waiting list time if someone wanted to have a MRI/CT scan. (That is, if someone was referred for a scan how long was the wait time before they were seen?)

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Information about the abortion/termination process

Full disclosure on exactly on what is done once a woman has been through any type of abortion-type process (where a woman selects to terminate her pregnancy, regardless of the medical procedure undertaken or the timeframe within the ‘normal’ term of pregnancy. i.e. between 2 weeks and 40 weeks of ‘termination.

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PPE at Burwood Hospital, March to May 2020

Correspondence regarding concerns or complaints about Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) / Reports regarding nurses or medical staff at Burwood Hospital speaking to journalists or media, covering the period from 15 March to 20 May 2020.

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Christchurch Hospital Master Plan Tower 3 Compliance Costs

Minutes from the Board meeting on May 1 2020 (that were publicly excluded) in regards to the Christchurch Hospital Campus Master Plan – Tower 3 and Compliance Costs?

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Termination services provided by Canterbury DHB

A copy of any guidelines of your DHB which relate to referral for women for consideration of first, second or third trimester abortions, including any guidelines operative before or after the enactment of the Abortion Legislation Act 2020. 2. If your DHB has no such guidelines please advise.

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Correspondence about Rosewood rest home, 3 April to 10 April 2020

All correspondence received and sent by Dan Coward and received and sent by Sue Nightingale about Rosewood rest home, between April 3 and April 10, inclusive.

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Pedestrians injured by e-scooters

The number of patients presenting at the Emergency Department (ED) or admitted to hospital who are injured by e-scooters.

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Number of births during the COVID-19 lockdown

The number of births at Canterbury District Health Board facilities and home births during the nationwide coronavirus lockdown from March 25 to April 27. Can this information be broken down by location: at Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch Women's Hospital, Ashburton Hospital, Darfield Hospital, Kaikōura Health, Lincoln Maternity Hospital, Rangiora Health Hub, other CDHB facilities, or a home birth, and by date and sex. Can figures also be provided for the same period in 2019.

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Complaints about 1st Health Limited

Have you received any complaints about 1st Health Limited or their staff

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COVID-19 deaths Do Not Resuscitate orders

What percentage of NZ COVID-19 deaths had Do Not Resuscitate orders?

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Use of requisitioning powers

Use of requisitioning powers - provide me with detail on your organisation’s use of requisitioning powers authorised under the state of emergency or under the epidemic notice.

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Information about PPE and other equipment related to COVID-19

The following information as applicable on the items listed below: the locations (e.g. hospital name), quantities, brand names, number of uses (i.e. are they disposable or reusable?), purchase dates and expiry dates: 1. Gowns 2. Masks 3. Goggles 4. Gloves 5. Disinfectant (e.g. bleach)* 6. Hand sanitiser*7. Oxygen tanks* 8. CT scanners* 9. Medical ventilators*

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Avastin

Is the drug Avastin used to treat cancers, administered to any patients in the DHB's public Hospitals? If so what is the drug used to treat and how many patients are treated with it?

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Sterilisation of equipment

A detailed breakdown of any and all incidents relating to equipment not being properly sterilised by the District Health Board from March 2019.
Please clarify if the lack of sterilisation was picked up before or after patient exposure.

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Provision of personal protective equipment (PPE) in rest homes

About the provision of PPE equipment to rest homes between March 3 and April 3, inclusive.

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Information about Rosewood rest home regarding the situation when staff and patients contracted Covid-19

Copies of any reports, documents, memoranda, or correspondence regarding the number of issues regarding safe practice at Rosewood Rest home and that took place after staff and patients contracted Covid-19.

Copies of any reports, documents, memoranda, or correspondence regarding the decision to appoint an acting manager to Rosewood Rest home.

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Referral pathways for DHBs

A copy of each referral pathway for each DHB region in New Zealand.

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Lithium toxicity

Does the DHB hold statistics of patients presenting/admitted to hospital with Lithium Toxicity?

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