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.

539 news items.

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Canterbury DHB on track to deliver more surgery

Sunday 10 May 2015Quick Read

New hospital facilities will give Canterbury DHB the capacity to perform an extra 6000 surgeries and procedures a year... read more about Canterbury DHB on track to deliver more surgery»

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Canterbury DHB launches Clever Commuters

Friday 17 April 2015Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board is launching a campaign to encourage staff to make changes to how they get to and from... read more about Canterbury DHB launches Clever Commuters»

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Why electronic referrals are good news for the region

Thursday 16 April 2015Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board welcomes the Minister of Health's recent announcement that the Electronic Request... read more about Why electronic referrals are good news for the region»

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Proposal to change leadership & management structure of Ashburton & Rural Health Services

Wednesday 15 April 2015Quick Read

A proposal to change the existing leadership and management structure of Ashburton and Rural Health Services has been... read more about Proposal to change leadership & management structure of Ashburton & Rural Health Services»

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April Falls month underway: Taking falls prevention seriously

Thursday 2 April 2015

Canterbury District Health Board is joining other New Zealand DHBs this April as part of the Health Quality and Safety... read more about April Falls month underway: Taking falls prevention seriously»

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Look after yourself this Easter and school holidays

Tuesday 31 March 2015Quick Read

Cantabrians are reminded to look after themselves this Easter and school holidays by taking a few easy steps to stay... read more about Look after yourself this Easter and school holidays»

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Water is Canterbury’s most precious taonga

Friday 20 March 2015

Safe drinking water is something many of us in Canterbury take for granted. Dr Alistair Humphrey writes how this World... read more about Water is Canterbury’s most precious taonga»

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Growing concern for the wellbeing of those with unsettled EQC and insurance claims

Thursday 19 February 2015

New research shows signs some Cantabrians are now coping better with the psychological impact of the earthquakes and... read more about Growing concern for the wellbeing of those with unsettled EQC and insurance claims»

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River of Flowers back again in 2015

Wednesday 18 February 2015Quick Read

​Cantabrians will once again have the opportunity to share their experiences and hopes for the future as part of the... read more about River of Flowers back again in 2015»

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Health Warning – Toxic blue-green algae in Lake Pegasus

Thursday 12 February 2015Quick Read

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after... read more about Health Warning – Toxic blue-green algae in Lake Pegasus»

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Child Development Service receives donation to build playground

Thursday 12 February 2015Quick Read

The Canterbury District Health Board Child Development Service has received a generous donation to go towards building... read more about Child Development Service receives donation to build playground»

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Health warning lifted for Selwyn Waikirikiri River at Whitecliffs Domain

Thursday 5 February 2015Quick Read

Health warning lifted for Selwyn / Waikirikiri River at Whitecliffs Domain The Community and Public Health division of... read more about Health warning lifted for Selwyn Waikirikiri River at Whitecliffs Domain»

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Tobacco sales to under 18s disappoint

Thursday 5 February 2015Quick Read

The Canterbury District Health Board is disappointed three retailers sold cigarettes to underage volunteers last month.... read more about Tobacco sales to under 18s disappoint»

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New interim Children’s Haematology and Oncology Centre (CHOC) opens

Monday 2 February 2015

Staff, patients and their families celebrated the opening of the new interim Children's Haematology and Oncology (CHOC)... read more about New interim Children’s Haematology and Oncology Centre (CHOC) opens»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 26 January 2015

Monday 26 January 2015Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update, chief executive David Meates talks about the recent visits from international groups... read more about CEO Update – Monday 26 January 2015»

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CEO Update Monday 19 January 2015

Monday 19 January 2015Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, David Meates talks about the launch of our new electronic incident management system, Safety... read more about CEO Update Monday 19 January 2015»

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CEO Update – Monday 6 October 2014

Monday 6 October 2014Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates encourages everyone to look after their mental health as part of... read more about CEO Update – Monday 6 October 2014»

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CEO Update – Monday 29 September 2014

Monday 29 September 2014Quick Read

In this update, Chief Executive David Meates provides an update on work beginning today on the Christchurch Campus to... read more about CEO Update – Monday 29 September 2014»

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CEO Update – Monday 22 September 2014

Monday 22 September 2014Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates checks in after the findings of CDHB's Staff Wellbeing survey... read more about CEO Update – Monday 22 September 2014»

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CEO Update – Monday 15 September 2014

Monday 15 September 2014Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates celebrates the results of a recent audit on our Certification... read more about CEO Update – Monday 15 September 2014»

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CEO Update – Monday 8 September 2014

Monday 8 September 2014Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates acknowledges the success of the Canterbury Clinical Network in... read more about CEO Update – Monday 8 September 2014»

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CEO Update – Monday 1 September 2014

Monday 1 September 2014Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates commemorates the fourth anniversary of the September 2010... read more about CEO Update – Monday 1 September 2014»

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CEO Update – Monday 25 August 2014

Monday 25 August 2014Quick Read

  In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates gives an update on parking in and around the Christchurch... read more about CEO Update – Monday 25 August 2014»

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CEO Update – Monday 18 August 2014

Monday 18 August 2014Quick Read

  In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates celebrates the completion of the refurbished Fergusson... read more about CEO Update – Monday 18 August 2014»

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CEO Update – Monday 11 August 2014

Monday 11 August 2014Quick Read

  In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates celebrates being a finalist in the Innovation Category of... read more about CEO Update – Monday 11 August 2014»

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CEO Update – Monday 4 August 2014

Monday 4 August 2014Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates celebrates the fundraising achievements of everyone taking part... read more about CEO Update – Monday 4 August 2014»

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CEO Update – Monday 28 July 2014

Monday 28 July 2014Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates talks about how site works scheduled to start around... read more about CEO Update – Monday 28 July 2014»

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CEO Update – Monday 21 July 2014

Monday 21 July 2014Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates celebrates the beginning of Te Wiki O Te Reo (Maori language... read more about CEO Update – Monday 21 July 2014»

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CEO Update – Monday 14 July 2014

Monday 14 July 2014Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates talks about improving care for frail older people and... read more about CEO Update – Monday 14 July 2014»

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CEO Update – Friday 4 July 2014

Friday 4 July 2014Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates celebrates Canterbury DHB's success in being named a finalist... read more about CEO Update – Friday 4 July 2014»

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CEO Update – Friday 27 June 2014

Friday 27 June 2014Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates talks about upcoming changes to procurement management, as... read more about CEO Update – Friday 27 June 2014»

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CEO Update – Friday 20 June 2014

Friday 20 June 2014Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates discusses findings from recent research commissioned by the... read more about CEO Update – Friday 20 June 2014»

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CEO Update – Friday 13 June 2014

Friday 13 June 2014Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates talks about this year's upcoming Dry July and how he will be... read more about CEO Update – Friday 13 June 2014»

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CEO Update – Friday 6 June 2014

Friday 6 June 2014Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates talks about the second Staff Wellbeing survey, which has just... read more about CEO Update – Friday 6 June 2014»

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CEO Update – Friday 30 May 2014

Friday 30 May 2014Quick Read

This week, Chief Executive David Meates celebrates another milestone, with the approval of the preliminary design phase... read more about CEO Update – Friday 30 May 2014»

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CEO Update – Friday 23 May 2014

Friday 23 May 2014Quick Read

In this week's update, Chief Executive David Meates celebrates the achievements of CDHB's partners Orion Healthcare and... read more about CEO Update – Friday 23 May 2014»

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CEO Update – Friday 16 May 2014

Friday 16 May 2014Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, David Meates talks about how the Canterbury Health System is excelling, highlighting the... read more about CEO Update – Friday 16 May 2014»

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CEO Update – Friday 9 May 2014

Friday 9 May 2014Quick Read

  In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates gives a timely reminder about patient confidentiality to... read more about CEO Update – Friday 9 May 2014»

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