COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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Updated - effective from 14 May 2020 until further notice. Under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 visitor access to health facilities continues to be restricted.– details for all facilities...

Last updated:
29 April 2020

Please remember, limiting our interactions with others is our best defence against COVID-19. Please don’t visit the hospital if you don’t need to. The following level 2 visitor restrictions are in place for all Canterbury DHB health facilities:

  • Visitors will be screened and asked to provide contact details upon arrival
  • Visitors who are unwell or have suspicion of COVID-19 will not be able to enter
  • Aged residential care: no visitors, however, family visits for palliative care residents who do not have COVID-19 will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Specific and detailed visitor restrictions that apply to each hospital are available on our COVID-19 page.

Long QT syndrome

Official Information Act request details

  1. Do you have any specific diagnosis data on people living with Long QT syndrome?
  2. Of these people, how many are categorised under different variants of Long QT?
  3. How many are male/female?
  4. What is their age?
  5. How many people have died from sudden cardiac arrests over the last year?
  6. Of these deaths how many were under the age of 40?
  7. How many of these deaths were unexplained?
  8. How many were diagnosed with Long QT Syndrome?

Response from Canterbury DHB

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