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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 8 May 2017

Monday 8 May 2017CEO Update1 minute to read

In today’s CEO Update, chief executive David Meates shares photos from the opening of the new 24 Hour Surgery facility; all Canterbury DHB staff are invited to register for a Wellbeing or Harnessing our Strengths workshop; Canterbury Clinical Network talk about their work to transform services for young mothers and their babies and we reveal hand hygiene’s sneakiest threats. Read about the new eLearning package to support timely diagnosis of dementia, congratulate our World Masters Games champs, and check out the racing red electric bike in The Parking Spot.

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