COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Information about changes at hospitals and health centres can be found at www.cdhb.health.nz/covid19

VISITORS TO HOSPITAL

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 16 March 2020

Monday 16 March 2020CEO Update1 minute to read

In this edition of the CEO Update…

CEO David Meates provides the latest advice on COVID-19 and some of the ways the Canterbury Health System is stepping up preparations to ensure we are ready for when we get a case.

This issue also promotes the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife; looks at Canterbury DHB's first simulation sabbatical; reports on the recent emergency plan exercise at Burwood Hospital; celebrates World Social Work Day; and much more.

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

View on issuu.com Download PDF (5MB)

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