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.

452 news items.

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Prime Minister officially opens Burwood Hospital

Friday 19 August 2016Quick Read

Prime Minister John Key has today unveiled a plaque to commemorate the official opening of Burwood Hospital's new... read more about Prime Minister officially opens Burwood Hospital»

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Public meeting about health services for Cashmere and Spreydon residents

Wednesday 17 August 2016Quick Read

Cashmere and Spreydon residents will have a chance to find out what's happening with health facilities in their area at... read more about Public meeting about health services for Cashmere and Spreydon residents»

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CEO Update – Monday 15 August 2016

Monday 15 August 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update David Meates talks about how Canterbury has had a higher number of people admitted to... read more about CEO Update – Monday 15 August 2016»

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CEO Update – Monday 8 August 2016

Monday 8 August 2016Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update David Meates talks about making difficult choices and balancing health needs. Our... read more about CEO Update – Monday 8 August 2016»

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CEO Update – Monday 1 August 2016

Monday 1 August 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update David Meates talks about how for the whole health system to work the whole system needs... read more about CEO Update – Monday 1 August 2016»

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Don’t visit your loved ones in hospital if you’re sick

Thursday 28 July 2016Quick Read

Don’t visit your loved ones in hospital if you’re sick with a cold or virus If you’re sick please don’t come... read more about Don’t visit your loved ones in hospital if you’re sick»

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Time to get your head around the signs of cancers

Wednesday 27 July 2016

Christchurch Hospital Cancer specialists, together with the Cancer Society Canterbury-West Coast Division, are raising... read more about Time to get your head around the signs of cancers»

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CEO Update – Monday 25 July 2016

Monday 25 July 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update David Meates talks about the new #carearoundtheclock campaign that’s designed to raise... read more about CEO Update – Monday 25 July 2016»

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Site blessing and ground breaking for Christchurch Outpatients Building

Monday 18 July 2016Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board Chair, Murray Cleverley, and the Christchurch Hospital chaplains led a site blessing... read more about Site blessing and ground breaking for Christchurch Outpatients Building»

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CEO Update – Monday 18 July 2016

Monday 18 July 2016Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update David Meates talks about the importance of taking time to stop and think about our own... read more about CEO Update – Monday 18 July 2016»

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CEO Update – Monday 11 July 2016

Monday 11 July 2016Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update David Meates talks about the continuous quality improvement shown in the latest Health... read more about CEO Update – Monday 11 July 2016»

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CEO Update – Monday 4 July 2016

Monday 4 July 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update David Meates talks about the new biomass boilers at Burwood that are now operational and... read more about CEO Update – Monday 4 July 2016»

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Canterbury DHB delighted one-stop shop for addiction services opens

Friday 1 July 2016Quick Read

Canterbury DHB is delighted Tūhauora – Christchurch Central has been officially opened by the Minister of Health... read more about Canterbury DHB delighted one-stop shop for addiction services opens»

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Name the Cranes Competition

Friday 1 July 2016Quick Read

​​The Canterbury District Health Board and CPB Contractors are excited to announce a NAME THE CRANES competition.... read more about Name the Cranes Competition»

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Human Milk Bank says thanks for support

Friday 1 July 2016Quick Read

Canterbury DHB’s Human Milk Bank is thrilled with the support it’s received since it put calls out to the community... read more about Human Milk Bank says thanks for support»

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Poroporoaki for Burwood Birthing Unit

Friday 1 July 2016Quick Read

A poroporoaki* has been held in acknowledgement of the closure of Burwood Birthing Unit, which officially shut its... read more about Poroporoaki for Burwood Birthing Unit»

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CEO Update – Monday 27 June 2016

Monday 27 June 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update David Meates talk about how last week the Health Select Committee visited Canterbury to... read more about CEO Update – Monday 27 June 2016»

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CEO Update – Monday 20 June 2016

Monday 20 June 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update David Meates talk about how the Advance Care Plans of 670 Cantabrians are now shared... read more about CEO Update – Monday 20 June 2016»

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The Princess Margaret Hospital here to stay for a little while yet

Wednesday 15 June 2016Quick Read

Moving some patients from The Princess Margaret Hospital to Burwood Hospital is underway without a hitch but it's left... read more about The Princess Margaret Hospital here to stay for a little while yet»

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CEO Update – Monday 13 June 2016

Monday 13 June 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update David Meates shares one family’s story which, illustrates that the work we’re doing... read more about CEO Update – Monday 13 June 2016»

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Move to new Burwood facilities kicks off

Friday 10 June 2016Quick Read

Canterbury DHB and the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) will start moving patients from The Princess Margaret Hospital... read more about Move to new Burwood facilities kicks off»

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CEO Update – Tuesday 7 June 2016

Tuesday 7 June 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update David Meates talks about our new Chief Medical Officer, Dr Sue Nightingale. Sue is well... read more about CEO Update – Tuesday 7 June 2016»

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Join the young Cantabs helping make the Canterbury Health System better

Friday 3 June 2016Quick Read

A group of young Cantabrians want more people to help them make the Canterbury Health System better for others their... read more about Join the young Cantabs helping make the Canterbury Health System better»

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New Chief Medical Officer announced

Wednesday 1 June 2016Quick Read

Dr Sue Nightingale is well known to many in the Canterbury Health System and it's her established credentials and... read more about New Chief Medical Officer announced»

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Call to action to quit

Monday 30 May 2016Quick Read

Canterbury smokers are being called to action to quit for the sake of their family and protect them from the dangers of... read more about Call to action to quit»

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CEO Update – Monday 30 May 2016

Monday 30 May 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update David Meates talks about how it’s been an incredibly busy and exciting time in the... read more about CEO Update – Monday 30 May 2016»

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Immunisation rates well covered for Canterbury

Tuesday 24 May 2016Quick Read

Protecting our vulnerable children from diseases is high on the radar for Cantabrians, according to the latest National... read more about Immunisation rates well covered for Canterbury»

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Burwood public open day: Sunday May 29, from 10am to 2pm

Tuesday 24 May 2016Quick Read

​After extensive consumer consultation, planning, designing and construction, the Burwood Hospital's new 230-bed... read more about Burwood public open day: Sunday May 29, from 10am to 2pm»

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CEO Update – Monday 23 May 2016

Monday 23 May 2016Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update David Meates urges us to not be complacent about influenza. It’s going to be here soon... read more about CEO Update – Monday 23 May 2016»

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Good hand hygiene is no laughing matter

Friday 20 May 2016Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board is working with the Clown Doctors to emphasise the importance of having clean hands to... read more about Good hand hygiene is no laughing matter»

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CEO Update – Monday 16 May 2016

Monday 16 May 2016Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update David Meates talks about the changes at The Princess Margaret Hospital. David congratulates... read more about CEO Update – Monday 16 May 2016»

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Talking health – but are we speaking your language?

Monday 9 May 2016Quick Read

The Canterbury Health System is keen to hear community views on how it can improve communication and create better... read more about Talking health – but are we speaking your language?»

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CEO Update – Monday 9 May 2016

Monday 9 May 2016Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update David Meates talks about how in under a month, up to 140 patients from the Older Persons’... read more about CEO Update – Monday 9 May 2016»

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The new Akaroa Integrated Health Facility is one step closer

Tuesday 3 May 2016Quick Read

​Canterbury DHB is pleased to announce it is tendering for the design of the new Integrated Health Facility in... read more about The new Akaroa Integrated Health Facility is one step closer»

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Immunisation Week targets immunisation during pregnancy

Monday 2 May 2016Quick Read

Canterbury is celebrating Immunisation Week on May 2-8 along with the rest of New Zealand with the theme of... read more about Immunisation Week targets immunisation during pregnancy»

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CEO Update – Monday 2 May 2016

Monday 2 May 2016Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update David Meates ask what are you doing to look after yourself? We all need to be taking care... read more about CEO Update – Monday 2 May 2016»

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CEO Update – Tuesday 26 April 2016

Tuesday 26 April 2016Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update David Meates talks about the media focus on suicide and what is happening in Canterbury.... read more about CEO Update – Tuesday 26 April 2016»

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Health warning at Pegasus Lake lifted

Tuesday 19 April 2016Quick Read

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health... read more about Health warning at Pegasus Lake lifted»

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CEO Update – Monday 18 April 2016

Monday 18 April 2016Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update David Meates talks about the official opening of Kaikoura Health Te Hā o Te Ora, which was... read more about CEO Update – Monday 18 April 2016»

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New Kaikoura health centre opens – a community effort

Friday 15 April 2016Quick Read

Kaikoura Health Te Hā o Te Ora was officially opened this afternoon by the Minister of Health, Hon Dr Jonathan... read more about New Kaikoura health centre opens – a community effort»

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