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.

487 news items.

Media release

Voice-activated help for some Canterbury hospital patients

Tuesday 5 February 2019

From today some patients at Christchurch’s Burwood Hospital will be using smart speakers to assist with contacting a... read more about Voice-activated help for some Canterbury hospital patients»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 4 February 2019

Monday 4 February 2019Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates celebrates the official opening of Christchurch Outpatients... read more about CEO Update – Monday 4 February 2019»

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Minister of Health Officially opens Christchurch Outpatients building

Thursday 31 January 2019Quick Read

The new Christchurch Outpatients facility at 2 Oxford Terrace was officially opened by the Minister of Health Hon Dr... read more about Minister of Health Officially opens Christchurch Outpatients building»

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Ministers open Manawa, healthcare training facility

Thursday 31 January 2019Quick Read

Minister of Health Dr David Clark and Minister of Education Chris Hipkins jointly opened Manawa health research and... read more about Ministers open Manawa, healthcare training facility»

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Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Lake Pegasus

Tuesday 29 January 2019Quick 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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Care around the clock to continue throughout junior doctors’ strike

Tuesday 29 January 2019Quick Read

To be attributed to: Paul Lamb, Acting Chief People Officer, Canterbury DHB With the New Zealand Resident Doctors’... read more about Care around the clock to continue throughout junior doctors’ strike»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 28 January 2019

Monday 28 January 2019Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates welcomes eight interns with learning disabilities who have... read more about CEO Update – Monday 28 January 2019»

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Health Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River downstream of the Glentunnel Swimming Hole

Thursday 24 January 2019Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit have issued a health warning after potentially... read more about Health Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River downstream of the Glentunnel Swimming Hole»

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Health Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in the Waipara River at Teviotdale

Thursday 24 January 2019Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit have issued a health warning for the Waipara... read more about Health Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in the Waipara River at Teviotdale»

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New Café completes Outpatients facilities

Wednesday 23 January 2019Quick Read

Gourmet sandwiches, fresh salads, quality Allpress Espresso coffee and a relaxing atmosphere. That’s a selection of... read more about New Café completes Outpatients facilities»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 21 January 2019

Monday 21 January 2019Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates shares how Canterbury’s integrated health system is being... read more about CEO Update – Monday 21 January 2019»

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Health Warning – Algal Bloom in the Ashley / Rakahuri River near Rangiora-Loburn Bridge

Tuesday 15 January 2019Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit have issued a health warning after potentially... read more about Health Warning – Algal Bloom in the Ashley / Rakahuri River near Rangiora-Loburn Bridge»

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Care around the clock to continue throughout junior doctors’ strike

Monday 14 January 2019Quick Read

To be attributed to: Michael Frampton, Chief People Officer, Canterbury DHB With the New Zealand Resident Doctors’... read more about Care around the clock to continue throughout junior doctors’ strike»

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Public Health Alert

Health warning lifted at Sandy Bay, Canterbury

Tuesday 8 January 2019Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its health warning at Sandy Bay.... read more about Health warning lifted at Sandy Bay, Canterbury»

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Public Health Alert

Health Warning: Unsafe Recreational Water Quality at Sandy Bay

Monday 31 December 2018Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning after very high... read more about Health Warning: Unsafe Recreational Water Quality at Sandy Bay»

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Festive fare for patients on Christmas Day

Monday 24 December 2018Quick Read

If you thought planning and cooking a Christmas meal for the whanau was a big undertaking, spare a thought for... read more about Festive fare for patients on Christmas Day»

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Care around the clock continues over the holidays

Friday 21 December 2018Quick Read

This summer, wherever your holidays take you around New Zealand, remember that you can still get free health advice... read more about Care around the clock continues over the holidays»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 17 December 2018

Monday 17 December 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates reflects on a busy 2018 and some of its achievements and... read more about CEO Update – Monday 17 December 2018»

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Improving patient care the focus of Annual Quality Awards

Monday 17 December 2018Quick Read

The recent Canterbury Health System Quality Improvement and Innovation Awards recognised and showcased how changes have... read more about Improving patient care the focus of Annual Quality Awards»

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Te Mana Ora Newsletter – December 2018

Friday 14 December 2018Quick Read

This newsletter is produced by Community and Public Health as a vehicle for promoting positive korero on hauora Māori... read more about Te Mana Ora Newsletter – December 2018»

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Popular Christchurch eatery joins the Fresh Air Project

Thursday 13 December 2018Quick Read

Fush eatery in Wigram is the latest venue to go smokefree as part of the Fresh Air Project, a collaboration between the... read more about Popular Christchurch eatery joins the Fresh Air Project»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 10 December 2018

Monday 10 December 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… David congratulates the entrants of this year’s Quality Improvement and Innovation... read more about CEO Update – Monday 10 December 2018»

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Hospital Shuttle Marks One Million Passengers

Friday 7 December 2018Quick Read

Canterbury DHB’s hospital shuttle marks a significant milestone this week. The shuttle service has helped one million... read more about Hospital Shuttle Marks One Million Passengers»

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Canterbury Serious Adverse Events 2017/18

Friday 7 December 2018Quick Read

Inpatient falls and pressure injuries continue to be the two major serious adverse events reported by Canterbury DHB... read more about Canterbury Serious Adverse Events 2017/18»

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Early Childhood Education Sunsmartest

Thursday 6 December 2018Quick Read

Early childhood educators are creative and conscientious in protecting young children from skin damage from our harsh... read more about Early Childhood Education Sunsmartest»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 3 December 2018

Monday 3 December 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates reflects on the government’s announcement that it has... read more about CEO Update – Monday 3 December 2018»

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Work heats up for Can Do Catering employees

Monday 3 December 2018Quick Read

With the run-up to Christmas, this is the busiest week of the year for a unique catering enterprise in Christchurch.... read more about Work heats up for Can Do Catering employees»

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Canterbury Wellbeing Indicators Continue Upward Trend

Wednesday 28 November 2018Quick Read

Quality of life continues to improve for greater Christchurch residents, according to the latest wellbeing indicators.... read more about Canterbury Wellbeing Indicators Continue Upward Trend»

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Canterbury DHB welcomes quadruplets born at Christchurch Women’s Hospital

Tuesday 27 November 2018Quick Read

Christchurch Women’s Hospital (CWH) is celebrating the recent arrival of quadruplets, born at its maternity unit to a... read more about Canterbury DHB welcomes quadruplets born at Christchurch Women’s Hospital»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 26 November 2018

Monday 26 November 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates talks about how Canterbury DHB is a public sector leader when... read more about CEO Update – Monday 26 November 2018»

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Kiwi Ingenuity Bolsters Health Education Toolbox

Tuesday 20 November 2018Quick Read

What do you get when you combine a cheap Android tablet, some skilled wood carving, grey paint, an old bedside hospital... read more about Kiwi Ingenuity Bolsters Health Education Toolbox»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 19 November 2018

Monday 19 November 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates celebrates the upcoming launch of the book Rising from the... read more about CEO Update – Monday 19 November 2018»

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Enjoy Cup Day at Riccarton Park, and drink responsibly

Thursday 15 November 2018Quick Read

A collaborative multi-agency approach aims to ensure Cup Day 2018 at Riccarton Park is a safe and enjoyable experience... read more about Enjoy Cup Day at Riccarton Park, and drink responsibly»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 12 November 2018

Monday 12 November 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates reflects on Canterbury DHB’s 2017/18 performance against... read more about CEO Update – Monday 12 November 2018»

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