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 7 October 2019

Monday 7 October 2019CEO Update1 minute to read

In this edition of the CEO Update…

CEO David Meates talks about the increasing risks of cyber-attacks on organisations and individuals and congratulates the authors of the book about the Canterbury Health System's response to the earthquakes, Rising from the Rubble, which has been named a finalist in this year’s New Zealand Heritage Book and Writing Awards.

This issue also includes information about a new trial of sensory sleeves for dementia patients, looks at horse therapy ponies, celebrates Psychology Day, acknowledges the gift of an observation monitor from a grateful patient, 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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Page last updated: 7 October 2019

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