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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.

CEO Update – Monday 12 June 2017

Monday 12 June 2017CEO Update1 minute to read

​In today’s CEO Update, acting Chief Executive Mary Gordon highlights upcoming workshops to facilitate many services shifting into the new Christchurch Outpatients building. She also congratulates Vicky Cameron and Hamid Ikram on their Queen's Birthday Honours. We celebrate Burwood Hospital's one year anniversary; flag the release of the WellNow magazine; share staff wellbeing offerings; and thank long-serving Occupational Therapist Shirley Milligan for her many years of dedicated service.

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