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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.


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Skin cancer

Skin cancer prevention funding and expenditure in the last 10 years.


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Dialysis and chemotherapy patients

Over latest 12 month period. Number of patients treated for dialysis? Number treated with chemotherapy. How many patients have required stays longer than two days in hospital? Broken down by hospital if possible.


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Priority spending and cancer treatment

Priority Spending and cancer treatment. What is the DHB's top ten priorities for spending in the 2019/2020 financial year, and in the past five financial years? Proportion of patients accepted for urgent diagnostic colonoscopy who received the procedure with 14 days. Proportion of patients who received their first treatment within 62 days of being referred with a high suspicion of cancer and a need to be seen within 2 weeks for each of the last 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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Schedule H budget spent on pharmaceuticals

Please provide information on Schedule H budget spent on pharmaceuticals 2015/16 and 2017/18


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Chemotherapy entitlement

How many rounds of chemotherapy is a patient entitled to under the DHB?


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