Health news

Read the latest Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) health news, media releases, and current health alerts for the Canterbury region. Our flagship news publications CEO Update and WellNow Canterbury magazine are available to read online.​ The Canterbury DHB Communications team are also available to assist with any enquiries from media.

412 news items.

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Care around the clock to continue throughout junior doctors’ and midwives strikes

Monday 11 February 2019Quick Read

Please attribute comments to Michael Frampton, Chief People Officer, Canterbury DHB With the New Zealand Resident... read more about Care around the clock to continue throughout junior doctors’ and midwives strikes»

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Voice-activated help for some Canterbury hospital patients

Tuesday 5 February 2019

From today some patients at Christchurch’s Burwood Hospital will be using smart speakers to assist with contacting a... read more about Voice-activated help for some Canterbury hospital patients»

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Health Warning – Algal Bloom in the Ashley/ Rakahuri River near the State Highway 1 Bridge

Tuesday 5 February 2019Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit have issued a health warning after potentially... read more about Health Warning – Algal Bloom in the Ashley/ Rakahuri River near the State Highway 1 Bridge»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 4 February 2019

Monday 4 February 2019Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates celebrates the official opening of Christchurch Outpatients... read more about CEO Update – Monday 4 February 2019»

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Minister of Health Officially opens Christchurch Outpatients building

Thursday 31 January 2019Quick Read

The new Christchurch Outpatients facility at 2 Oxford Terrace was officially opened by the Minister of Health Hon Dr... read more about Minister of Health Officially opens Christchurch Outpatients building»

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Ministers open Manawa, healthcare training facility

Thursday 31 January 2019Quick Read

Minister of Health Dr David Clark and Minister of Education Chris Hipkins jointly opened Manawa health research and... read more about Ministers open Manawa, healthcare training facility»

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Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Lake Pegasus

Tuesday 29 January 2019Quick Read

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after... read more about Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Lake Pegasus»

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Care around the clock to continue throughout junior doctors’ strike

Tuesday 29 January 2019Quick Read

To be attributed to: Paul Lamb, Acting Chief People Officer, Canterbury DHB With the New Zealand Resident Doctors’... read more about Care around the clock to continue throughout junior doctors’ strike»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 28 January 2019

Monday 28 January 2019Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates welcomes eight interns with learning disabilities who have... read more about CEO Update – Monday 28 January 2019»

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Health Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River downstream of the Glentunnel Swimming Hole

Thursday 24 January 2019Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit have issued a health warning after potentially... read more about Health Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River downstream of the Glentunnel Swimming Hole»

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Health Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in the Waipara River at Teviotdale

Thursday 24 January 2019Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit have issued a health warning for the Waipara... read more about Health Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in the Waipara River at Teviotdale»

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New Café completes Outpatients facilities

Wednesday 23 January 2019Quick Read

Gourmet sandwiches, fresh salads, quality Allpress Espresso coffee and a relaxing atmosphere. That’s a selection of... read more about New Café completes Outpatients facilities»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 21 January 2019

Monday 21 January 2019Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates shares how Canterbury’s integrated health system is being... read more about CEO Update – Monday 21 January 2019»

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