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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.

Wait list

19 documents.

Waitlist for detox addiction services

Number of people who were put on a waitlist to access detox and rehab addiction services each year over past four years.

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Bariatric surgery

What are prerequisites for bariatric surgery? Number of surgeries 2015-2019? Eligibility for surgery? Wait list? Special requirements for those in prison to meet eligibility? Is there special funding for Maori?

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Number of people waiting for aged home support

The number of persons on Needs Assessment Service Coordination (NASC) waiting list for aged home support.

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Breast cancer, radiation therapy, and mepitel film

The number of women who received radiation therapy for the most recent full year. Number of women provided with fully funded Mepitel film. Number of women who were not recommended Mepitel film and who were given information about how to purchase from supplier.

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Current wait time regarding prostate cancer treatment

Current waiting time for: Referral from a GP for a prostate cancer initial consultation; for a follow up appointment for a prostate biopsy; for a post biopsy appointment to discuss results and treatment options and for a radical prostatectomy following the post biopsy appointment for persons with a confirmed prostate cancer diagnosis?

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Wait times for elective procedures

Wait times for five common elective procedures: Knee replacement, Hip replacement, Hernia surgery, colonoscopy, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for past five years.

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Harm caused by Oncology wait times

Have people been harmed as a result of oncology and or radiation wait times over past six months

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Prostate cancer wait times

Prostate Cancer: Current wait times: following referral from GP. Follow up appointment for prostate biopsy. Post biopsy appointment to discuss results. Radical prostatectomy following post biopsy appointment.

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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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PET CT scanning machines and patient wait times

PET and PET-CT scanning machines, working condition, repairs, current patient wait times broken down by reason. Forecast wait times for scans over next 6 months.

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Patients waiting for Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy and Dermatology treatment

Request regarding the number of patients waiting for Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy and Dermatology treatment.

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Referrals to Child Youth Adolescent Mental Health Service

Number of referrals made to the Child and Youth/Adolescent mental health service for 2016, 2017 and to 1 September 2018.

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Surgical waiting lists for various cancers

Surgical waiting lists for cancer and is Canterbury DHB meeting its FCT targets.

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Hip, Knee, Cataract treatment waiting lists

Projections and assessments relating to patient numbers for Knee, Hip and cataract treatment.

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Maternal Mental Health Services Wait time

What is the average wait time for maternal mental health services at the Canterbury and West Coast DHB?

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