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
23 January 2022
The following visitor restrictions are in place for all Canterbury DHB hospitals and health facilities:
Patients and visitors should also read the additional more detailed visiting guidelines for each specific hospital.
More COVID-19 information:
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Follow up to CDHB 10746 Fetal deaths and neonatal deaths.
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Medical Certificate of Causes of Fetal and Neonatal Death' forms that have been filled out, per month, since June 2020 to date in your District Health Board area. (Ministry of Health web page reference:
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RE capacity issues in NICU - any correspondence or reports from NICU clinical staff to the CDHB or senior management concerning capacity issues at NICU from 2020.
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The most recent reviews of CDHB Maternity and NICU Units
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