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VISITORS TO HOSPITAL

No visitors are allowed, except under exceptional circumstancesFurther details...

Last updated:
27 March 2020

  • No visitors are allowed, except under exceptional circumstances. The exceptions to the no visitor policy include:
    • A nominated person supporting a terminally ill patient through their end of life care
    • A parent/guardian who is supporting a child
    • The chosen support person of a woman who is giving birth. This does not apply to the woman’s postnatal stay however, and no visitors will be permitted during this stage of the woman’s care
  • The decision about whether exceptional circumstances apply outside of these exemptions is at the discretion of the Charge Nurse/Midwife Manager or another lead clinician.
  • Children under the age of 16 are not allowed to visit at any time.
  • All visitors will be assessed at the entry to ensure they meet the exception criteria and will be required to register their details.
  • Visitors who are unwell will not be allowed entry.

These restrictions apply to all wards and services at all times, including the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit.

Measles

16 documents.

Measles WHO report

Why so few discarded cases in the WHO report when the vast majority of PCR test are negative.

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Measles vaccine

Correspondence sent and received by officials responsible for ordering vaccines about the need for more measles vaccines.

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Measles popup clinics

Information regarding Measles pop up clinics held since outbreak began.

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The immunisation status of DHB staff

The immunisation status of medical/DHB staff mentioned as having contracted measles. How many of these and wider cases of DHB staff were vaccinated? How many shots did they receive? How close after the vaccines did they contract the measles?

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Information about Measles outbreak email notifications to DHB CEO’s

Measles - Email notification to DHB CEO notifying them of measles outbreak 28/2/2019

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Staff and patients with vaccine preventable diseases

How many DHB health workers have contracted vaccine preventable illnesses such as measles, whooping cough or flue while employed by DHB in last decade? Had these workers been vaccinated? How many patients, if any, have contracted vaccine preventable illnesse3s from Health workers or other patients while in hospital in past decade?

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Vaccination rates among health workers

Any information the DHB holds about vaccination / immunisation rates for its health workers.

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Measles and Vitamin A

What are the WHO Vitamin A dosing guidelines for patients hospitalised with measles? Number of patients treated with Vitamin A for measles. How much Vitamin A stock does DHB hold?

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Denotified measles

Re 13 cases of denotified measles. What was the time interval between vaccination and specimen connection/collection? Number of other such cases in last five years?

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Measles presentations to WHO

Any documentation/presentations presented at the World Health Organisation 8th meeting Vaccine Preventable Diseases Laboratory Networks in Manila, March 2019.

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Measles notifications and test results

National Measles Laboratory measles notifications and test results.

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Measles Outbreak 2019

How many measles cases have been confirmed as caused by vaccine strains of the virus over the last five years and time interval between each case and their last MMR vaccination?

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Measles Outbreak 2019

For the 236 notified cases that were investigated: Date of notification, age, vaccination status, result of investigation? Admission status.

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Transmission of measles among siblings

Transmission of measles virus from one sibling to another sibling

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Measles outbreak 2019

About the Measles outbreak in Canterbury 2019.

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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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