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.

525 news items.

Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 21 March 2016

Monday 21 March 2016Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update David Meates urges us to protect ourselves, our whānau, our patients and our community... read more about CEO Update – Monday 21 March 2016»

Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 14 March 2016

Monday 14 March 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update David Meates talks about Canterbury’s Sexual Health Centre’s new home, which was... read more about CEO Update – Monday 14 March 2016»

Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 7 March 2016

Monday 7 March 2016Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update David Meates acknowledges the enormous contribution that Dr Nigel Millar, Chief Medical... read more about CEO Update – Monday 7 March 2016»

Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 29 February 2016

Monday 29 February 2016Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update David Meates talks about how he was humbled and proud to be part of last week’s People in... read more about CEO Update – Monday 29 February 2016»

Media release

Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Lake Pegasus

Wednesday 24 February 2016Quick 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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Post-quakes pressures on Canterbury continue to shake the health system

Tuesday 23 February 2016Quick Read

The latest national health target results show a Canterbury health system that is continuing to deliver for its... read more about Post-quakes pressures on Canterbury continue to shake the health system»

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Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 22 February 2016

Monday 22 February 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update David Meates acknowledges the past and looks to the future. The majority of Cantabs who... read more about CEO Update – Monday 22 February 2016»

Media release

River of Flowers returns for quake anniversary

Thursday 18 February 2016Quick Read

Cantabrians are being invited to take part in the annual River of Flowers commemoration for the fifth anniversary of... read more about River of Flowers returns for quake anniversary»

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Canterbury DHB has not made a decision to cut services

Tuesday 16 February 2016Quick Read

​Canterbury District Health Board chair, Murray Cleverley says the Board has not made a decision to cut mental health... read more about Canterbury DHB has not made a decision to cut services»

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Canterbury Health System update, message from David Meates CEO

Tuesday 16 February 2016

The Canterbury Health System's seamless response to Sunday's magnitude 5.7 earthquake demonstrates another incredible... read more about Canterbury Health System update, message from David Meates CEO»

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CEO Update – Monday 15 February 2016

Monday 15 February 2016Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update David Meates thanks all of you who had no other choice but to keep providing health... read more about CEO Update – Monday 15 February 2016»

Media release

Post earthquake situation update from Canterbury DHB, 4.30pm Sunday 14 February 2016

Sunday 14 February 2016Quick Read

Following today's earthquakes, Canterbury District Health Board Chief Executive David Meates says people should check... read more about Post earthquake situation update from Canterbury DHB, 4.30pm Sunday 14 February 2016»

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Christchurch Hospital’s main entrance reopened with a temporary container entrance

Tuesday 9 February 2016Quick Read

Christchurch Hospital's main entrance is now open with entry via a temporary shipping container ‘tunnel' to allow... read more about Christchurch Hospital’s main entrance reopened with a temporary container entrance»

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CEO Update – Tuesday 9 February 2016

Tuesday 9 February 2016Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update David Meates thanks the team who pulled out all the stops to install a new temporary... read more about CEO Update – Tuesday 9 February 2016»

Media release

Christchurch Hospital’s main entrance closed

Friday 5 February 2016Quick Read

​Christchurch Hospital's main entrance and drop-off zone is closed until further notice because of the potential risk... read more about Christchurch Hospital’s main entrance closed»

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Ready to ride – Go Bike Day

Thursday 4 February 2016Quick Read

It's time to dust off your old 10-speed, check your brakes, wipe the cobwebs off your helmet, and get ready for Go by... read more about Ready to ride – Go Bike Day»

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Dates announced for the first services to move to the Burwood Hospital Campus

Monday 1 February 2016Quick Read

The first of Canterbury's new Christchurch-based hospital facilities will be open and in use in just over four months.... read more about Dates announced for the first services to move to the Burwood Hospital Campus»

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Government gives green light to new Christchurch Outpatients

Monday 1 February 2016Quick Read

​​​​The Minister of Health, Hon. Jonathan Coleman and Minister of Finance, Hon. Bill English, have given the go... read more about Government gives green light to new Christchurch Outpatients»

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Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 1 February 2016

Monday 1 February 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update David Meates announces dates for the commissioning and moving into our new facilities at... read more about CEO Update – Monday 1 February 2016»

CEO Update

CEO Update Monday 25 January 2016

Monday 25 January 2016Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, David Meates provides some tips on easing back into work after the festive season,... read more about CEO Update Monday 25 January 2016»

Media release

Stay cool when you’re feeling hot, hot, hot…

Tuesday 22 December 2015Quick Read

​Summer has kicked off with a scorcher. With yesterday’s temperatures reaching well into the mid-30s, health... read more about Stay cool when you’re feeling hot, hot, hot…»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 21 December 2015

Monday 21 December 2015Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates shares stories of success of the frail elderly pathway,... read more about CEO Update – Monday 21 December 2015»

Media release

Phone your General Practice Team for after hours care

Friday 18 December 2015Quick Read

Selwyn residents requiring after hours health care are being encouraged to phone their General Practice Team in the... read more about Phone your General Practice Team for after hours care»

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Faecal contamination in Christchurch waterways

Friday 18 December 2015

New research shows wildfowl such as ducks and Canadian geese are the biggest contributors to faecal contamination in... read more about Faecal contamination in Christchurch waterways»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 14 December 2015

Monday 14 December 2015Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates provides an update on two reports released last week, outlining... read more about CEO Update – Monday 14 December 2015»

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Measles case prompts immunisation warning

Friday 11 December 2015Quick Read

Health officials have issued a measles warning following confirmation an infected tourist has visited Wellington,... read more about Measles case prompts immunisation warning»

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CEO Update – Monday 7 December 2015

Monday 7 December 2015Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates celebrates the launch of the Canterbury Children's Team, putting... read more about CEO Update – Monday 7 December 2015»

Media release

Health Warning Algal Bloom in Selwyn Waikirikiri River at the Whitecliffs Domain

Friday 4 December 2015Quick Read

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning after... read more about Health Warning Algal Bloom in Selwyn Waikirikiri River at the Whitecliffs Domain»

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Cycle lanes bring many benefits

Friday 4 December 2015Quick Read

The Canterbury District Health Board has submitted in favour of proposals by the Christchurch City Council to develop... read more about Cycle lanes bring many benefits»

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Open reporting key to improving our health system

Friday 4 December 2015Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) remains committed to transparent and open reporting of Serious Adverse Events,... read more about Open reporting key to improving our health system»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 30 November 2015

Monday 30 November 2015Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates celebrates the long-awaited opening of the Rangiora Health Hub,... read more about CEO Update – Monday 30 November 2015»

Media release

Special donation is the next best thing to a fairy-tale

Thursday 26 November 2015Quick Read

A school girl who knows what it is like to be in hospital has spent hours making fairy dresses for Christchurch... read more about Special donation is the next best thing to a fairy-tale»

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Canterbury DHB sustains strong performance in health targets Q1, 2015-2016

Tuesday 24 November 2015Quick Read

​The Canterbury Health System continues to perform strongly in the National Health Targets, released today. Mary... read more about Canterbury DHB sustains strong performance in health targets Q1, 2015-2016»

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Rangiora Health Hub officially opened

Tuesday 24 November 2015Quick Read

The Canterbury Health System has today welcomed Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman who officially opened the Rangiora... read more about Rangiora Health Hub officially opened»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 23 November 2015

Monday 23 November 2015Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates outlines the Releasing Time to Care programme, a patient-centred... read more about CEO Update – Monday 23 November 2015»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 16 November 2015

Monday 16 November 2015Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates outlines the recent funding injection from the Ministry of... read more about CEO Update – Monday 16 November 2015»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 9 November 2015

Monday 9 November 2015Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates celebrates the achievements of everyone who participated in the... read more about CEO Update – Monday 9 November 2015»

Media release

Canterbury DHB steps up hand hygiene vigilance after antibiotic resistent bug discovered

Friday 6 November 2015Quick Read

Canterbury DHB is increasing vigilance around hand hygiene after three people in Canterbury have tested positive as... read more about Canterbury DHB steps up hand hygiene vigilance after antibiotic resistent bug discovered»

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The pour to end all pours

Thursday 5 November 2015Quick Read

The Canterbury District Health Board and Fletcher Construction will begin the concrete pour to end all pours, starting... read more about The pour to end all pours»

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It’s tool time at Burwood Hospital

Tuesday 3 November 2015Quick Read

Work on the new healthcare facilities at Burwood Hospital is reaching a peak, with up to 500 contractors now on site... read more about It’s tool time at Burwood Hospital»

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