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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.

CEO Update – Tuesday 26 April 2016

Tuesday 26 April 2016Canterbury DHB News1 minute to read

In this week’s CEO Update David Meates talks about the media focus on suicide and what is happening in Canterbury. David also reminds us that we have a busy couple of months ahead and it’s never been more important to look after yourself as we start the countdown to winter – the good news is you can help to protect yourself from influenza by getting immunised. Make sure you read about Aunty Aroha and Dr Ramon Pink, who have been on the airwaves talking about the flu…Read the CEO Update on our website.

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