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.

508 news items.

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»

Media release

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

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»

Media release

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»

Media release

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

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»

Media release

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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Media release

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»

WellNow Canterbury Magazine

WellNow Canterbury – Winter 2017

Tuesday 4 July 2017Quick Read

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

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 3 July 2017

Monday 3 July 2017Quick Read

​In today's CEO Update, acting Chief Executive Mary Gordon showcases the exciting launch of WellFood and Canterbury... read more about CEO Update – Monday 3 July 2017»

Media release

A fresh approach to food at Canterbury hospitals

Monday 3 July 2017Quick Read

Canterbury DHB has brought a range of services in-house, including all food services, and at Ashburton Hospital our... read more about A fresh approach to food at Canterbury hospitals»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 26 June 2017

Monday 26 June 2017Quick Read

​In today’s CEO Update, acting Chief Executive Mary Gordon highlights the launch of mental wellbeing resource,... read more about CEO Update – Monday 26 June 2017»

Media release

New toolkit to help schools support student wellbeing

Wednesday 21 June 2017Quick Read

All Right? has launched a free wellbeing toolkit to support young people with their mental health and wellbeing.... read more about New toolkit to help schools support student wellbeing»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 19 June 2017

Monday 19 June 2017Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, acting Chief Executive Mary Gordon thanks our many wonderful volunteers in recognition of... read more about CEO Update – Monday 19 June 2017»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 12 June 2017

Monday 12 June 2017Quick Read

​In today’s CEO Update, acting Chief Executive Mary Gordon highlights upcoming workshops to facilitate many... read more about CEO Update – Monday 12 June 2017»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Tuesday 6 June 2017

Tuesday 6 June 2017Quick Read

Acting Chief Executive Mary Gordon shares some positive feedback and encourages staff to complete a short survey on a... read more about CEO Update – Tuesday 6 June 2017»

Media release

Wellbeing continues to improve for many

Tuesday 6 June 2017Quick Read

The latest Canterbury Wellbeing Survey shows the wellbeing of greater Christchurch residents continues to improve.... read more about Wellbeing continues to improve for many»

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Media release

Cantabs welcome fresh air at outdoor venues

Friday 2 June 2017Quick Read

The results are in and they show Cantabrians are excited about smokefree venues. Even better, people are actively... read more about Cantabs welcome fresh air at outdoor venues»

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Media release

Smokefree people in smokefree places

Tuesday 30 May 2017Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board is partnering with new stop smoking service Te Hā – Waitaha to encourage people to... read more about Smokefree people in smokefree places»

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Media release

Canterbury health system working hard to keep Cantabs well

Tuesday 23 May 2017

The Canterbury DHB's performance in Quarter 3 of the 2016/2017 National Health Targets show the DHB continues to strive... read more about Canterbury health system working hard to keep Cantabs well»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 22 May 2017

Monday 22 May 2017Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, acting Chief Executive Mary Gordon shares some positive feedback from Australia. We explore a... read more about CEO Update – Monday 22 May 2017»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 15 May 2017

Monday 15 May 2017Quick Read

​In today’s CEO Update, chief executive David Meates congratulates all involved with the development of HealthOne,... read more about CEO Update – Monday 15 May 2017»

Media release

Scam – Fraudulent Purchase Orders

Friday 12 May 2017Quick Read

This message is for the attention of existing and potential suppliers to the Canterbury and West Coast DHBs We want to... read more about Scam – Fraudulent Purchase Orders»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 8 May 2017

Monday 8 May 2017Quick Read

In today’s CEO Update, chief executive David Meates shares photos from the opening of the new 24 Hour Surgery... read more about CEO Update – Monday 8 May 2017»

Media release

Canterbury DHB hits hand hygiene milestone

Thursday 4 May 2017Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board is improving its hand hygiene performance, recording its highest score yet in the... read more about Canterbury DHB hits hand hygiene milestone»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 1 May 2017

Monday 1 May 2017Quick Read

​In this week's CEO Update, chief executive David Meates highlights Immunisation Awareness Week and the All Right?... read more about CEO Update – Monday 1 May 2017»

Media release

Immunisation Week 2017: Make sure your teens are protected

Monday 1 May 2017Quick Read

Today marks the start of Immunisation Week (1-7 May) and Canterbury DHB is reminding parents to ensure their older... read more about Immunisation Week 2017: Make sure your teens are protected»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 24 April 2017

Monday 24 April 2017Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update, chief executive David Meates talks about the importance of doing the right thing every... read more about CEO Update – Monday 24 April 2017»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Tuesday 18 April 2017

Tuesday 18 April 2017Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update, chief executive David Meates recognises the achievements of three long-serving staff... read more about CEO Update – Tuesday 18 April 2017»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 10 April 2017

Monday 10 April 2017Quick Read

Hello In this week’s CEO Update, chief executive David Meates congratulates Hannah Laughton, Canterbury’s Open for... read more about CEO Update – Monday 10 April 2017»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 3 April 2017

Monday 3 April 2017Quick Read

​In today’s CEO Update, chief executive David Meates talks about the additional security patrols around... read more about CEO Update – Monday 3 April 2017»

Media release

$1.5m cash injection to Ashburton Hospital

Tuesday 28 March 2017

Ashburton Hospital has received a $1.5 million cash injection thanks to community generosity. Advance Ashburton trustee... read more about $1.5m cash injection to Ashburton Hospital»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 27 March 2017

Monday 27 March 2017Quick Read

​In today’s CEO Update, chief executive David Meates shares a gem from his inbox – a letter from a grateful... read more about CEO Update – Monday 27 March 2017»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 20 March 2017

Monday 20 March 2017Quick Read

​This week’s CEO Update sees the Ministry’s surveillance audit team thank the staff who worked with them for... read more about CEO Update – Monday 20 March 2017»

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