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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.

Health Services

96 documents.

Enduring Power of Attorney

What processes and protocols have been put in place to ensure the validity of an enduring power of attorney before respecting their decision making authority?

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People ineligible received healthcare post March 15th 2019 attack

Information about people who were ineligible for public healthcare and who were treated in aftermath of March 15 attacks. 

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Atrial fibrillation / heart condition tests and costs

The number of total tests and total cost of Holter monitoring type services for atrial fibrillation and other heart conditions for the latest year available?

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Chronic pain services

Request for the CDHB protocol for diagnosing Aldosteronism and a copy of the interpretation of the results of the test.

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Guidelines to establish clinical threshold elective surgery

Guidelines information used to establish the clinical threshold for each of the five elective surgeries. Knee, hip, hernia, colonoscopy and laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

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Hospital bed numbers

The total number of hospital beds from 2017 to 2019 at Canterbury DHB.

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The costs of Breast reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction: The budgeted cost of the clinical codes covering procedures for breast reconstruction: 4553002, 4553900,4554500, 4554501, 4554502

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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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Canterbury DHB Serious Adverse Events Report 2018/19

A serious adverse event (SAE) is one which has resulted in significant additional treatment, major loss of function, is life threatening or has led to an unexpected death.

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Debt incurred by ineligible patients

Total amount of debt incurred in treating foreign, ineligible patients 2014/2015-2018/2019. Number of patients. Recovery of debt?

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Information about colonoscopies since 2010-2011

Information regarding fibreoptic colonoscopies to Hepatic Flexure or to Caecum provided since 2010/2011.

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Mastectomies, Lumpectomies, Breast reconstruction surgeries

Number of mastectomies and lumpectomies undertaken in DHB hospitals and contracted out to private provider since 2015. Number of breast reconstruction procedures.

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Thyroid diagnosis, testing and treatment

Guidelines and or policy on thyroid diagnosis, testing and treatment issued / used / supported by the District Health Board.

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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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CREST

Documentation regarding the cost implications of the CREST proposal. Correspondence between DHB and Providers re CREST.

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Māori colonoscopy

The percentages of Māori who have had a colonoscopy in the past year as compared with the percentage of Māori in local population.

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Aldosteronism

Request for the CDHB protocol for diagnosing Aldosteronism and a copy of the interpretation of the results of the test.

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Funded Family Care

How many people claiming Funded Family Care since 2015/2016. 

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Leiden Factor V Tests

What is the criteria for Leiden Factor V test? How much does it cost to run the test? In the past five years how many patients have had the test? Out of those how many tested positive, how many tested negative and how many were processed?

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Ashburton Hospital Redevelopment Project

Information about the Ashburton Hospital Redevelopment Project and the use of health services since the redevelopment.

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Vaccinations

Is it a legal requirement in NZ to be registered to a GP to receive vaccinations?

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NZSL Interpreting hours

The number of interpreting hours contracted to NZ Sign Language NZSL interpreters / interpreting agencies during the period 1/1/2018-31/12/2018

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The Clinical Priority Assessment Criteria threshold level for the following elective procedures

The Clinical Priority Assessment Criteria threshold level for the following elective procedures: Cardiothoracic, Ear, Nose and throat, General surgery, gynaecology, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, paediatric surgical, plastic and burns, urology and vascular surgery

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Children’s oral health

Regarding the state of children and adolescent oral health to assess whether there has been any further investment in services since the 2008 major reorientation program to the Community Oral Health Service (COHS)

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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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Termination pregnancy cost

The total funding required for the provision of termination of pregnancy services in NZ 2018/2019

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Cost of treatment for people not eligible for public health services

Total annual costs over the past five financial years of treatment for people not eligible for publicly funded health services in New Zealand.

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Ophthalmology clinics

How many patients on average were seen per Ophthalmologist, OPD clinic over past three months?

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Hip replacements in the last five years

Number of hip replacements done over the past five years and current forecasting of how many will be done this year?

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Number of girls with temporary blindness or chronic fatigue

Number of girls 11-12 who presented / admitted with temporary blindness or chronic fatigue last five years.

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Information about the restructure of Te Korowai Atawhai

The relevant documentation, submissions and assorted material relating to the proposed restructuring of Te Korowai Atawhai.

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Amount doctors were paid to cover strike action in 2019

How much senior doctors were paid to cover RMO strike action in 2019

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Full time employees of Pukenga Atawhai over the past ten years

In relation to consultation Te Korowai Atawhai and Pukenga Atawhai, we would like to have a full breakdown of all FTE for Pukenga Atawhai over the past 10 years and their placements within the CDHB and the current situation of FTEs and placements.

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Correspondence with David Whale and Albi Whale

Any correspondence between the CDHB and "David Micheal Whale", and also "Albi Whale", taking place between March 2018 and March 2019

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Intersex babies requiring surgery

Data on how many intersex children have had genital surgery within their first year of life between 2000 and 2018

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Primary Health Providers contracts terminated

 Primary Health providers have had their back to back contract terminated

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Information about the Patient Information Care System (PICS)

Complaints received non-HDC and HDC for financial year 2017/18 and until end of April 2019.

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