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.

414 news items.

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 29 January 2018

Monday 29 January 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates outlines the complexities of a District Health Board with... read more about CEO Update – Monday 29 January 2018»

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Keep cool and hydrated

Friday 26 January 2018Quick Read

It's a long-held view that summer's hottest days arrive just as the children return to school – and that's set to... read more about Keep cool and hydrated»

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Canterbury DHB staff member appointed to Inquiry team

Wednesday 24 January 2018Quick Read

Canterbury DHB is congratulating one of its Specialist Mental Health Service (SMHS) staff on his appointment to the... read more about Canterbury DHB staff member appointed to Inquiry team»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 22 January 2018

Monday 22 January 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update and our first issue of the year, Chief Executive David Meates outlines 2018's key focuses. We... read more about CEO Update – Monday 22 January 2018»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 18 December 2017

Monday 18 December 2017Quick Read

In today's CEO Update and our final issue of the year, Chief Executive David Meates reflects on 2017. We share some of... read more about CEO Update – Monday 18 December 2017»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 11 December 2017

Monday 11 December 2017Quick Read

In today's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates talks about clean water and celebrates the spirit of giving in our... read more about CEO Update – Monday 11 December 2017»

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Post-quake wellbeing levels stabilise

Friday 8 December 2017Quick Read

The tenth Canterbury Wellbeing Survey of people in greater Christchurch since the 2011 earthquakes suggests that life... read more about Post-quake wellbeing levels stabilise»

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Canterbury DHB is now Energy-Mark Silver certified

Tuesday 5 December 2017Quick Read

Thanks to the hard work, expertise and commitment of Canterbury DHB’s energy management team, including our Energy... read more about Canterbury DHB is now Energy-Mark Silver certified»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 4 December 2017

Monday 4 December 2017Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates encourages us to share some kindness through The Big Shout Out... read more about CEO Update – Monday 4 December 2017»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 27 November 2017

Monday 27 November 2017Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates shares details of a recent visit by senior NHS health sector... read more about CEO Update – Monday 27 November 2017»

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Serious Adverse Events 2016/17

Friday 24 November 2017Quick Read

Inpatient falls continue to be the single major serious adverse events (SAE) reported by the Canterbury DHB for the... read more about Serious Adverse Events 2016/17»

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CEO Update – Monday 20 November 2017

Monday 20 November 2017Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates looks ahead to Disability Pride Week. We examine the success of... read more about CEO Update – Monday 20 November 2017»

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Canterbury supports WHO call to handle antibiotics with care

Wednesday 15 November 2017Quick Read

Canterbury Health System is getting behind World Antibiotics Awareness Week and you should too – antibiotic... read more about Canterbury supports WHO call to handle antibiotics with care»

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CEO Update – Monday 13 November 2017

Monday 13 November 2017Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates congratulates the winners of the recent Quality Awards and... read more about CEO Update – Monday 13 November 2017»

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Learn more about your meds for Patient Safety Week 2017

Tuesday 7 November 2017Quick Read

With the launch of Patient Safety Week, Cantabrians with prescribed medication are being encouraged to ensure they can... read more about Learn more about your meds for Patient Safety Week 2017»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 6 November 2017

Monday 6 November 2017Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates focuses on mental health. We profile Patient Safety Week;... read more about CEO Update – Monday 6 November 2017»

WellNow Magazine

WellNow Canterbury – Spring 2017

Sunday 5 November 2017Quick Read

WellNow Canterbury is our community health magazine which goes to every Canterbury mailbox twice a year. his spring... read more about WellNow Canterbury – Spring 2017»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 30 October 2017

Monday 30 October 2017Quick Read

In today's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates profiles Canterbury Health System's involvement in the upcoming... read more about CEO Update – Monday 30 October 2017»

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Cortex saving hundreds of hospital bed nights monthly

Thursday 26 October 2017Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board and the creators of Cortex, Sense Medical are delighted to introduce the newest... read more about Cortex saving hundreds of hospital bed nights monthly»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Tuesday 24 October 2017

Tuesday 24 October 2017Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates celebrates the elimination of measles and rubella in New... read more about CEO Update – Tuesday 24 October 2017»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 16 October 2017

Monday 16 October 2017Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Acting Chief Executive Mary Gordon highlights the benefits to the Canterbury DHB of... read more about CEO Update – Monday 16 October 2017»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 9 October 2017

Monday 9 October 2017Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates urges people to take time to connect with nature to mark Mental... read more about CEO Update – Monday 9 October 2017»

Media release

Legionnaire’s Season

Tuesday 3 October 2017Quick Read

It's gardening season in the garden city – time to reach for the spade, the wheelbarrow, the gloves, the face mask... read more about Legionnaire’s Season»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 2 October 2017

Monday 2 October 2017Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates reflects on the benefits of working closely with the West... read more about CEO Update – Monday 2 October 2017»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 25 September 2017

Monday 25 September 2017Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates shares positive feedback for staff from the mother of a young... read more about CEO Update – Monday 25 September 2017»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 18 September 2017

Monday 18 September 2017Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates shares what happened at the latest senior medical officer... read more about CEO Update – Monday 18 September 2017»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 11 September 2017

Monday 11 September 2017Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates encourages staff to learn from their mistakes and highlights... read more about CEO Update – Monday 11 September 2017»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 4 September 2017

Monday 4 September 2017Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update Chief Executive David Meates shares the details of an international report encouraging other... read more about CEO Update – Monday 4 September 2017»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 28 August 2017

Monday 28 August 2017Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates demystifies some of the recent commentary around Canterbury... read more about CEO Update – Monday 28 August 2017»

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Canterbury meets 5 out of 6 Health Targets

Tuesday 22 August 2017Quick Read

Canterbury DHB chief executive David Meates attributes Canterbury DHB's high achievement in the latest National Health... read more about Canterbury meets 5 out of 6 Health Targets»

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CEO Update – Monday 21 August 2017

Monday 21 August 2017Quick Read

In this week's CEO update Chief Executive David Meates celebrates Canterbury DHB's Health Target achievements and... read more about CEO Update – Monday 21 August 2017»

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Chatham Islands health wins

Wednesday 16 August 2017Quick Read

Chatham Island residents are receiving greater levels of health care, which is resulting in fewer residents leaving the... read more about Chatham Islands health wins»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 31 July 2017

Monday 31 July 2017Quick Read

In today's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates encourages the Canterbury health system to continue its focus on... read more about CEO Update – Monday 31 July 2017»

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Free after hours health advice

Thursday 27 July 2017Quick Read

Why brave the elements, when you can access health advice from the comfort of home? If you live in Canterbury – you... read more about Free after hours health advice»

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CEO Update – Monday 24 July 2017

Monday 24 July 2017Quick Read

In today's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates shares useful information about managing contamination following... read more about CEO Update – Monday 24 July 2017»

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Cleaning up after a flood

Monday 24 July 2017Quick Read

Below are some tips from Medical Officer of Health Dr Alistair Humphrey to help as you embark on the clean-up, if your... read more about Cleaning up after a flood»

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Throat cancer – an easy one to miss

Friday 21 July 2017

Ear ache and a lump in her throat turned into an unexpected cancer journey for Cosette Calder. The 42 year old... read more about Throat cancer – an easy one to miss»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 17 July 2017

Monday 17 July 2017Quick Read

In today's CEO Update, acting Chief Executive Mary Gordon shares Canterbury DHB's response to the recent release of... read more about CEO Update – Monday 17 July 2017»

Canterbury DHB News

Canterbury DHB continuing to perform well despite increased demand and funding challenges

Friday 14 July 2017

In response to information released by The Treasury under the Official Information Act, Sir Mark Solomon, Acting Board... read more about Canterbury DHB continuing to perform well despite increased demand and funding challenges»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 10 July 2017

Monday 10 July 2017Quick Read

In today's CEO Update, acting Chief Executive Mary Gordon celebrates 3D printing innovation at Christchurch Hospital... read more about CEO Update – Monday 10 July 2017»

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