VISITING HOSPITAL

Hospital visitors must wear a medical paper face mask. Fabric face coverings are not acceptable. Expand this message for more detailed information about hospital visiting guidelines.

Last updated:
16 September 2022

 

Mask exemptions accepted for people seeking treatment
Any member of the public with a mask exemption is welcome in all our facilities when attending to receive health care and *treatment. Please show your mask exemption card and appointment letter to staff at the entrance.

*Treatment includes: coming into the Emergency Department, outpatient appointments,  surgery or a procedure.

For visitors to all facilities effective from Friday 16 September 2022

Some visitor restrictions for all Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury hospitals and health facilities remain in place, but we have relaxed others.

There is still a heightened risk to vulnerable people in hospital and so people must continue to wear a mask when visiting any of our facilities and follow other advice designed to keep patients, staff and  visitors safe.

Kia whakahaumaru te whānau, me ngā iwi katoa – this is to keep everybody safe:

  • Visitors or support people must not visit our facilities if they are unwell. Do not visit if you have recently tested positive for COVID-19 and haven’t completed your isolation period.
  • Patients may have more than one visitor, except in some situations such as multi-bed rooms where it can cause overcrowding.
  • Surgical/medical masks must be worn at all sites. Masks will be provided if you don’t have one.
  • For Specialist Mental Health Services everyone is strongly encouraged to wear a surgical mask in all inpatient areas and areas where consumers are receiving care (i.e. community appointments, home-visits, transporting people). Discretion may be applied in cases where masks impair your ability to communicate effectively.
  • Visitors must not eat or drink in multibed rooms because of the increased risk when multiple people remove their mask in the same space.
  • Hand sanitiser is available and must be used.

Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding as our staff work hard to protect and care for some of the most vulnerable in our community.

Visiting patients with COVID-19

  • People can visit patients who have COVID-19 but they must wear an N95 mask – this will be provided if you don’t have one.
  • Other methods of communication will be facilitated e.g. phone, Facetime, Zoom, WhatsApp etc where visits aren’t possible.

All of our Hospitals

Visiting hours for our hospitals have returned to pre COVID-19 hours with the exception of Christchurch Women’s Hospital.

All visitors must wear a medical mask.

Parents/caregivers are able to be with their child in hospital and visitors are now allowed, except for the Children’s Haematology and Oncology Day stay where just one parent/caregiver is able to attend their appointment with their child. Exceptions by special arrangement only.

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

More COVID-19 information

Document Library

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

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Canterbury System Level Measures Improvement Plan 2019/20

The System Level Measures Improvement Plan demonstrates the Canterbury Health System's commitment to improving the health outcomes of our population and our quality of service delivery.

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People treated for a Thyroglossal Duct Cyst

Number of people diagnosed and treated - Thyroglossal Duct Cyst 2018 and 2019 Year to date.

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Cost of transporting specimens

Amount spent transporting specimens to and from Canterbury Health Laboratories CDHB.

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Daily cost for a patient in ICU

The Daily bed cost for a patient in ICU and CICU.

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Staff incidents at Hillmorton Hospital

All information related to staff incidents at Hillmorton Hospital over the last three financial years.

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Māori health providers

Maori health providers currently being funded, services provided and annual funding 2012/13-2017/18.

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CPH & DSAC Meeting – 4 July 2019

The Community & Public Health and Disability Support Advisory Committee (CPH&DSAC) meeting minutes and agenda.

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Hours worked by senior doctors on Hospital maternity wards

Hours worked by senior doctors and consultants on Hospital maternity wards

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Gender affirming healthcare services

Gender affirming healthcare services provided by CDHB.

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Correspondence about CDHB car parking facilities

All correspondence between CDHB, MoH/HRPG, Christchurch City Council or LINZ re Multi-storey car parking building / car parking solutions between January and 31 March 2019.

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Clinical drug trials

DHB hosted clinical drug trials 2017 / 2018 and ongoing trials in 2019

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Aged care facilities

Data related to use of aged care facilities in the Canterbury region.

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Correspondence about quarrying dust

All communications with Environment Canterbury and Fulton Hogan concerning quarrying dust since September 2017.

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Admissions for opioid and opiate use

Number of hospital admissions for opioid and opiate use annually since 2015

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Measles

All correspondence this year regarding Measles Outbreak - CDHB staff with MoH, Pharmac, Canterbury Primary Response Group.

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Radiation therapists, LINAC

Radiation therapists, budgeted and actual FTE. Total number of LINAC radiotherapy sessions / fractions 2016-2019 YTD.

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Information about Nga Hau E Whā

Information re contracts or correspondence with Nga Hau E Whā.

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Gender affirming healthcare

How many transgender people received gender affirming healthcare during 2018.

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Health response to terror attacks

Information about the health response to the terror attacks in Christchurch during March 2019.

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Disability Steering Group (DSG) Meeting Minutes – 21 June 2019

The main points discussed at Disability Steering Group (DSG) meetings recorded as key messages in meeting minutes.

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MKWT Board Miniti – 18 June 2019

Manawhenua Ki Waitaha (MKW) Board Meeting Minutes.

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Canterbury DHB Board Meeting Agenda – 20 June 2019

The Canterbury DHB Board meet approximately every month. Board agenda papers are usually published two days before a board meeting.

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Canterbury DHB Out-Patient Experience Survey – October 2018 to May 2019

The patient experience survey contains questions about four areas that patients experience when engaged with the health system; communication, partnership, co-ordination and physical and emotional needs. Patients are also asked to provide an overall experience score out of ten.

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Canterbury DHB In-Patient Experience Survey – October 2018 to May 2019

The patient experience survey contains questions about four areas that patients experience when engaged with the health system; communication, partnership, co-ordination and physical and emotional needs. Patients are also asked to provide an overall experience score out of ten.

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Wellbeing recovery after mass shootings: information for the response to the Christchurch mosque attacks 2019

On Friday 15 March 2019, two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, were attacked by one shooter. To date, 51 people have died from their injuries. Forty-five people were hospitalised on the day of the shooting, and 118 people were treated or admitted by Canterbury DHB in relation to the incident (as at 7 May 2019). 

A rapid literature review undertaken suggests that mass shootings are more intensely traumatic than other disasters, but that the majority of those affected by mass shootings will be resilient.

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Hospital Advisory Committee (HAC) Meeting Agenda – 30 May 2019

The Hospital Advisory Committee (HAC) meets approximately every 3 months.

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MKWT Board Miniti – 21 May 2019

Manawhenua Ki Waitaha (MKW) Board Meeting Minutes.

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Canterbury Wellbeing and Mental Health Recovery Plan

Copy of draft wellbeing and mental health plan to respond to the Christchurch Mosque attacks.

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Canterbury DHB Board Meeting Agenda – 16 May 2019

The Canterbury DHB Board meet approximately every month. Board agenda papers are usually published two days before a board meeting.

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Canterbury DHB Annual Plan 2018/2019

The Canterbury DHB Annual Plan 2018/2019 outlines the key activities planned for the Canterbury health system over the financial year (1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019).

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Spending on advertising in the last five years to date

Total amount of spending on advertising in the past five financial years.

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Reportable events for mental health

All reportable event briefs for the last three years for mental health.

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Staff assaults

Number of staff assaulted, harassed, injured by patients 2016-2019.

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Wait time for patients referred with suspicion of cancer.

Average wait time for patients referred with high suspicion of cancer.

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Outpatients building burst pipe and flooding

Regarding costs and repairs of the burst pipe and flooding incident at Outpatients building 29/3/2019

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Employees progressing under CASP

Number of DHB employees who have been progressed under the CASP framework.

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Sterilisation equipment failure

Details of incidents relating to equipment not being properly sterilised in 2018 and 2019 to date.

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CPH & DSAC Meeting – 9 May 2019

The Community & Public Health and Disability Support Advisory Committee (CPH&DSAC) meeting minutes and agenda.

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