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.

488 news items.

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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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CEO Update – Friday 2 May 2014

Friday 2 May 2014Quick Read

In this week's update, Chief Executive David Meates highlights Canterbury DHB's achievements in hand hygiene to mark... read more about CEO Update – Friday 2 May 2014»

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CEO Update – Thursday 24 April 2014

Thursday 24 April 2014Quick Read

In this week's update, Chief Executive David Meates provides an update on construction work underway at Christchurch... read more about CEO Update – Thursday 24 April 2014»

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CEO Update – Thursday 17 April 2014

Thursday 17 April 2014Quick Read

Chief Executive David Meates takes time out to acknowledge the work being undertaken by the Site Redevelopment Team... read more about CEO Update – Thursday 17 April 2014»

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CEO Update – Friday 11 April 2014

Friday 11 April 2014Quick Read

In this week's update, CEO David Meates highlights the Let's Find & Fix campaign, designed to help people living in... read more about CEO Update – Friday 11 April 2014»

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CEO Update – Friday 4 April 2014

Friday 4 April 2014Quick Read

In this week's update, CEO David Meates highlights this year's April Falls campaign. Also read about the achievements... read more about CEO Update – Friday 4 April 2014»

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CEO Update – Friday 28 March 2014

Friday 28 March 2014Quick Read

  In this week's CEO Update, David Meates talks about preparing ourselves for winter by getting a flu vaccination.... read more about CEO Update – Friday 28 March 2014»

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CEO Update – Friday 21 March 2014

Friday 21 March 2014Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, David Meates introduces the Tracksuit-Inc Challenge, a way to provide motivation, support... read more about CEO Update – Friday 21 March 2014»

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CEO Update – Friday 14 March 2014

Friday 14 March 2014Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, David Meates talks about how accurate patient health information can improve the Canterbury... read more about CEO Update – Friday 14 March 2014»

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CEO Update – Friday 7 March 2014

Friday 7 March 2014Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, David Meates talks about the aftermath of recent flooding in Christchurch and how our... read more about CEO Update – Friday 7 March 2014»

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CEO Update – Friday 28 February 2014

Monday 24 February 2014Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, David Meates encourages you to get your flu vaccination in preparation for this year's... read more about CEO Update – Friday 28 February 2014»

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CEO Update – Friday 21 February 2014

Friday 21 February 2014Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, David Meates reflects on the three year anniversary of the February 22 earthquake and how... read more about CEO Update – Friday 21 February 2014»

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