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.

327 news items.

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 29 October 2018

Monday 29 October 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates celebrates last weekend’s move of several teams into... read more about CEO Update – Monday 29 October 2018»

Media release

New Christchurch Outpatients to open on Monday 29 October

Friday 26 October 2018Quick Read

The first three of 27 services will move into the new $72 million Christchurch Outpatient facility this weekend. From... read more about New Christchurch Outpatients to open on Monday 29 October»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Tuesday 23 October 2018

Tuesday 23 October 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates showcases the best photos from our staff photo competition... read more about CEO Update – Tuesday 23 October 2018»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 15 October 2018

Monday 15 October 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates highlights the importance of continuing to care for our... read more about CEO Update – Monday 15 October 2018»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 8 October 2018

Monday 8 October 2018Quick Read

Chief Executive David Meates highlights the importance of continuing to care for our mental health, and the new IT... read more about CEO Update – Monday 8 October 2018»

Public Health Alert

Avoiding a Legionnaires’ Spring Spike

Thursday 4 October 2018Quick Read

Canterbury’s gardeners are being urged to take care with potting mix and compost to avoid repeating the spike in... read more about Avoiding a Legionnaires’ Spring Spike»

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Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 1 October 2018

Monday 1 October 2018Quick Read

David celebrates Canterbury DHB’s recent awards for reducing energy use and emissions, encourages staff to connect... read more about CEO Update – Monday 1 October 2018»

Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 24 September 2018

Monday 24 September 2018Quick Read

David shares the highlights from the annual meeting of Senior Medical Officers that focused on ‘making things... read more about CEO Update – Monday 24 September 2018»

Media release

Warning over synthetic cannabis – ten admitted to Christchurch Hospital

Friday 21 September 2018Quick Read

Christchurch Hospital's Emergency Department has seen a number of people suffering from probable severe synthetic... read more about Warning over synthetic cannabis – ten admitted to Christchurch Hospital»

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Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 17 September 2018

Monday 17 September 2018Quick Read

David reflects on the lessons learnt from the 2011 earthquakes in the lead-up to the Earthquakes Symposium in November,... read more about CEO Update – Monday 17 September 2018»

Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 10 September 2018

Monday 10 September 2018Quick Read

It’s Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week), and David encourages us to incorporate more of the Māori... read more about CEO Update – Monday 10 September 2018»

Media release

Measles warning issued in Christchurch

Tuesday 4 September 2018Quick Read

The Canterbury District Health Board's Community and Public Health team has issued a measles warning after a man who... read more about Measles warning issued in Christchurch»

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Canterbury DHB News

CEO Update – Monday 3 September 2018

Monday 3 September 2018Quick Read

David shares how Canterbury DHB’s clot retrieval service is helping to save lives and prevent disability, reflects on... read more about CEO Update – Monday 3 September 2018»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 27 August 2018

Monday 27 August 2018Quick Read

David reflects on the recent provisional statistics that show an increase in suicides in the Canterbury region, how we... read more about CEO Update – Monday 27 August 2018»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 20 August 2018

Monday 20 August 2018Quick Read

David acknowledges that many services are at or exceeding capacity within the Canterbury Health System, and thanks... read more about CEO Update – Monday 20 August 2018»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 13 August 2018

Monday 13 August 2018Quick Read

David begins the countdown to the upcoming move to the new Outpatients building, and thanks everyone involved in the... read more about CEO Update – Monday 13 August 2018»

Media release

Health advice for anyone coming down with winter bugs

Friday 10 August 2018Quick Read

If you're feeling under the weather it's important to seek health advice sooner rather than later – don't wait for... read more about Health advice for anyone coming down with winter bugs»

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Media release

The Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal has begun

Monday 6 August 2018Quick Read

The Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal kicks off today and will run until the end of October. The nationwide appeal is in... read more about The Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal has begun»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 6 August 2018

Monday 6 August 2018Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates acknowledges the busy winter period has hit services, praises the... read more about CEO Update – Monday 6 August 2018»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 30 July 2018

Monday 30 July 2018Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates celebrates the success of the first year of WellFood (Canterbury... read more about CEO Update – Monday 30 July 2018»

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