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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 15 October 2018

Monday 15 October 2018CEO Update1 minute to read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates highlights the importance of continuing to care for our mental health, and the new IT systems that will be helping us work better together.

This issue also covers the great work by the Immunisation team in reaching their target, how to be and stay well in October, a collaboration helping to improve the lives of people experiencing mental illness, and much more.

You can read the Canterbury DHB CEO Update in two different formats:

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