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.

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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

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»

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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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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 2 November 2015

Monday 2 November 2015Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates talks about Patient Safety Week, happening at all departments... read more about CEO Update – Monday 2 November 2015»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 27 October 2015

Tuesday 27 October 2015Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates gives a lowdown of the Health Informatics New Zealand Conference... read more about CEO Update – Monday 27 October 2015»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 19 October 2015

Monday 19 October 2015Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates outlines the successes of the organisation in recent years,... read more about CEO Update – Monday 19 October 2015»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 12 October 2015

Monday 12 October 2015Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates reaffirms the focus of the Canterbury DHB. Also in this issue,... read more about CEO Update – Monday 12 October 2015»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 5 October 2015

Monday 5 October 2015Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates talks about Mental Health Week and how public art in Christchurch... read more about CEO Update – Monday 5 October 2015»

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Legionnaires’ season arrives

Wednesday 30 September 2015Quick Read

The start of October is the beginning of Canterbury's legionnaires' season. In October every year the number of people... read more about Legionnaires’ season arrives»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 28 September 2015

Monday 28 September 2015Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates acknowledges the hard work put in by staff after the the... read more about CEO Update – Monday 28 September 2015»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 21 September 2015

Monday 21 September 2015Quick Read

In this week's update, Chief Executive David Meates celebrates the migration of staff into Kaikoura's new Integrated... read more about CEO Update – Monday 21 September 2015»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 14 September 2015

Monday 14 September 2015Quick Read

​ In this week’s CEO Update David Meates congratulates SMO leaders on another successful engagement afternoon, and... read more about CEO Update – Monday 14 September 2015»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 7 September 2015

Monday 7 September 2015Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update David Meates reflects on the five year anniversary of the September earthquake, and the... read more about CEO Update – Monday 7 September 2015»

Media release

Kaikoura’s new integrated family health centre has an official name

Monday 31 August 2015Quick Read

It is ‘Kaikoura Health, Te Hā o Te Ora'. Kaikoura Service Level Alliance (SLA) members, who are overseeing... read more about Kaikoura’s new integrated family health centre has an official name»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 31 August 2015

Monday 31 August 2015Quick Read

In this update, Chief Executive David Meates talks about how the Canterbury health system is involved in the school... read more about CEO Update – Monday 31 August 2015»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 24 August 2015

Monday 24 August 2015Quick Read

In this update, Chief Executive David Meates talks about the 100 Days workshops, focusing on the pressure points of the... read more about CEO Update – Monday 24 August 2015»

Media release

Progress towards Akaroa IFHC

Wednesday 19 August 2015Quick Read

Canterbury DHB has begun consultation on its proposal to sell land on the Akaroa Hospital site to support the... read more about Progress towards Akaroa IFHC»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 17 August 2015

Monday 17 August 2015Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update, chief executive David Meates highlights the recent visit to Christchurch by the Minister... read more about CEO Update – Monday 17 August 2015»

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Two weeks left to get enrolled and take advantage of free GP

Friday 14 August 2015Quick Read

Unenrolled Canterbury residents have less than two weeks left to get enrolled and take advantage of a free check-up... read more about Two weeks left to get enrolled and take advantage of free GP»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 10 August 2015

Monday 10 August 2015Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update, chief executive David Meates talks about the influenza outbreak in Canterbury, with... read more about CEO Update – Monday 10 August 2015»

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