COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Information about changes at hospitals and health centres can be found at www.cdhb.health.nz/covid19

VISITORS TO HOSPITAL

Updated - effective from 14 May 2020 until further notice. Under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 visitor access to health facilities continues to be restricted.– details for all facilities...

Last updated:
29 April 2020

Please remember, limiting our interactions with others is our best defence against COVID-19. Please don’t visit the hospital if you don’t need to. The following level 2 visitor restrictions are in place for all Canterbury DHB health facilities:

  • Visitors will be screened and asked to provide contact details upon arrival
  • Visitors who are unwell or have suspicion of COVID-19 will not be able to enter
  • Aged residential care: no visitors, however, family visits for palliative care residents who do not have COVID-19 will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Specific and detailed visitor restrictions that apply to each hospital are available on our COVID-19 page.

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.

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WellNow Canterbury Magazine

WellNow Canterbury – Spring 2019

Tuesday 29 October 2019Quick Read

WellNow Canterbury is our community health magazine that goes to every mailbox in Canterbury and the Chatham Islands... read more about WellNow Canterbury – Spring 2019»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 12 August 2019

Monday 12 August 2019Quick Read

In this edition of the CEO Update… CEO David Meates outlines some of the many ways Mana Ake – Stronger for Tomorrow... read more about CEO Update – Monday 12 August 2019»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 5 August 2019

Monday 5 August 2019Quick Read

In this edition of the CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates shares some of the ways Canterbury DHB is working to... read more about CEO Update – Monday 5 August 2019»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 29 July 2019

Monday 29 July 2019Quick Read

In this edition of the CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates looks at how Canterbury's population has changed in... read more about CEO Update – Monday 29 July 2019»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 22 July 2019

Monday 22 July 2019Quick Read

In this edition of the CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates takes a look at the pressure on the Canterbury... read more about CEO Update – Monday 22 July 2019»

WellNow Canterbury Magazine

WellNow Canterbury – Winter 2019

Tuesday 4 June 2019Quick Read

WellNow Canterbury is our community health magazine which goes to every Canterbury mailbox twice a year. This edition... read more about WellNow Canterbury – Winter 2019»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 25 February 2019

Monday 25 February 2019Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates provides some context to recent discussions about DHB... read more about CEO Update – Monday 25 February 2019»

Media release

Care around the clock to continue throughout junior doctors’ strike

Monday 25 February 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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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 18 February 2019

Monday 18 February 2019Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates reflects on last week’s Mihi for a new intake of nurses... read more about CEO Update – Monday 18 February 2019»

Media release

Keep the bugs out of the pool

Thursday 14 February 2019Quick Read

February is typically the hottest month of the year for us in New Zealand. These hotter temperatures make taking a dip... read more about Keep the bugs out of the pool»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 11 February 2019

Monday 11 February 2019Quick Read

In this week's CEO Update… Chief Executive David Meates talks about how Canterbury DHB is trialling voice-activated... read more about CEO Update – Monday 11 February 2019»

Media release

Care around the clock to continue throughout junior doctors’ and midwives strikes

Monday 11 February 2019Quick Read

Please attribute comments to Michael Frampton, Chief People Officer, Canterbury DHB With the New Zealand Resident... read more about Care around the clock to continue throughout junior doctors’ and midwives strikes»

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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»

Media release

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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Media release

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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