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.

318 news items.

Media release

Realistic, low-cost medical simulator developed by Christchurch team

Thursday 17 May 2018Quick Read

Simulations in healthcare are great for training, but can be expensive. A team headed by Christchurch Hospital... read more about Realistic, low-cost medical simulator developed by Christchurch team»

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Digital workflow helps staff optimise operating theatre use

Wednesday 16 May 2018Quick Read

Christchurch Hospital introduced new software called ScOPe in 2013, originally designed to replace paperwork for... read more about Digital workflow helps staff optimise operating theatre use»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 14 May 2018

Monday 14 May 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates looks back on the Annual Plan for the 2017/18 year, thanks our... read more about CEO Update – Monday 14 May 2018»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 7 May 2018

Monday 7 May 2018Quick Read

In today's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates outlines the work on elective services over the past year and... read more about CEO Update – Monday 7 May 2018»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 30 April 2018

Monday 30 April 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates details the challenges Canterbury's integrated mental health... read more about CEO Update – Monday 30 April 2018»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 23 April 2018

Monday 23 April 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates explains how a measles outbreak is investigated by Community... read more about CEO Update – Monday 23 April 2018»

Media release

Free flu shots for under 18s in Kaikoura and Hurunui

Thursday 19 April 2018Quick Read

Families in the Hurunui and Kaikōura districts can once again ensure their children have the best protection available... read more about Free flu shots for under 18s in Kaikoura and Hurunui»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 16 April 2018

Monday 16 April 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates urges staff to become ‘flu fighters' this winter and get... read more about CEO Update – Monday 16 April 2018»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 9 April 2018

Monday 9 April 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates shares some tips on managing change and stress and encourages... read more about CEO Update – Monday 9 April 2018»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Tuesday 3 April 2018

Tuesday 3 April 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates outlines the Canterbury Health System’s winter planning. We... read more about CEO Update – Tuesday 3 April 2018»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 26 March 2018

Monday 26 March 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates celebrates the contribution of Canterbury DHB’s Consumer... read more about CEO Update – Monday 26 March 2018»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 19 March 2018

Monday 19 March 2018Quick Read

In today's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates outlines the complexities of making sure new and existing health... read more about CEO Update – Monday 19 March 2018»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 12 March 2018

Monday 12 March 2018Quick Read

​In today's CEO Update, we find out how Canterbury DHB has significantly reduced its carbon footprint and become... read more about CEO Update – Monday 12 March 2018»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 5 March 2018

Monday 5 March 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates profiles the 13 Minutes campaign to raise funds for a rooftop... read more about CEO Update – Monday 5 March 2018»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 26 February 2018

Monday 26 February 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates encourages people to complete the 2018 Census to ensure... read more about CEO Update – Monday 26 February 2018»

Media release

Canterbury DHB welcomes announcement of more funds to support the wellbeing of children

Thursday 22 February 2018Quick Read

Canterbury DHB Chief Executive David Meates, today welcomed the Prime Minister's announcement of an additional $28... read more about Canterbury DHB welcomes announcement of more funds to support the wellbeing of children»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 19 February 2018

Monday 19 February 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates reflects on the seventh anniversary of the February 22nd... read more about CEO Update – Monday 19 February 2018»

Public Health Alert

Important information for open heart surgery patients

Wednesday 14 February 2018

Canterbury DHB is contacting all patients who have had open heart surgery in which foreign material has been implanted... read more about Important information for open heart surgery patients»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 12 February 2018

Monday 12 February 2018Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates shares news of a new NHS and Canterbury Health System... read more about CEO Update – Monday 12 February 2018»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 5 February 2018

Monday 5 February 2018Quick Read

In this week's Canterbury DHB CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates shares details of a recent visit by... read more about CEO Update – Monday 5 February 2018»

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