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.

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»

Media release

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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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»

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»

Media release

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

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»

Media release

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

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»

Media release

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»

Media release

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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