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.

473 news items.

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Celebrating health excellence

Thursday 3 November 2016

The Canterbury Health System has celebrated an outstanding calibre of entries to the Quality Improvement and Innovation... read more about Celebrating health excellence»

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Latest Canterbury Community Health magazine marks Patient Safety Week

Wednesday 2 November 2016Quick Read

This week is New Zealand's national “Let's Talk” Patient Safety Week, coordinated by the Health Quality &... read more about Latest Canterbury Community Health magazine marks Patient Safety Week»

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The Canterbury Health System makes a flying start to Patient Safety Week

Wednesday 2 November 2016Quick Read

This week is New Zealand's national “Let's Talk” Patient Safety Week, coordinated by the Health Quality &... read more about The Canterbury Health System makes a flying start to Patient Safety Week»

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CEO Update – Monday 31 October 2016

Monday 31 October 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update, David Meates shares a few highlights from last week’s Peter Pronovost keynote... read more about CEO Update – Monday 31 October 2016»

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CEO Update – Tuesday 25 October 2016

Tuesday 25 October 2016Quick Read

In this CEO Update, David Meates invites you to hear Dr Peter Pronovost deliver a keynote address on the Johns Hopkins... read more about CEO Update – Tuesday 25 October 2016»

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Green light for new Akaroa health facility

Friday 21 October 2016Quick Read

​The Akaroa community and Canterbury DHB's commitment to a 12 bed facility for Akaroa has been confirmed. The board... read more about Green light for new Akaroa health facility»

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Commitment to renewable energy earns CDHB an environmental accolade

Wednesday 19 October 2016Quick Read

The Canterbury DHB has today (Wednesday 19, October) been awarded an Energy-Mark Bronze Award in an official ceremony... read more about Commitment to renewable energy earns CDHB an environmental accolade»

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CEO Update – Monday 17 October 2016

Monday 17 October 2016Quick Read

In this CEO Update, David Meates talks about this week’s strike by Members of the New Zealand Resident Doctors’... read more about CEO Update – Monday 17 October 2016»

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CEO Update – Monday 10 October 2016

Monday 10 October 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update, David Meates talks about mental health, the all-important ‘+1’ in our 5+1 key... read more about CEO Update – Monday 10 October 2016»

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Ceremony marks ground breaking health research and education initiative

Thursday 6 October 2016

A unique and collaborative workspace for health aligned sectors in the city was celebrated in Christchurch today with... read more about Ceremony marks ground breaking health research and education initiative»

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CEO Update – Monday 3 October 2016

Monday 3 October 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update, David Meates focuses on the 100 days programme, one of our Health System’s 5+1... read more about CEO Update – Monday 3 October 2016»

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CEO Update – Monday 26 September 2016

Monday 26 September 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update, David Meates talks about how over the past 18 months we have been focusing on patient... read more about CEO Update – Monday 26 September 2016»

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Canterbury DHB supports Council decision to fast-track work on deeper bores

Thursday 22 September 2016Quick Read

Canterbury DHB Medical Officer of Health, Dr Ramon Pink is supportive of the Christchurch City Council's decision​... read more about Canterbury DHB supports Council decision to fast-track work on deeper bores»

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Canterbury wellbeing indicators show continued improvement

Tuesday 20 September 2016

While life for many in Canterbury is improving, the impacts of the quakes are still being felt as the region's recovery... read more about Canterbury wellbeing indicators show continued improvement»

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CEO Update – Monday 19 September 2016

Monday 19 September 2016Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update, David Meates talks about the new All Right? campaign called ‘Mind Your Head’. It’s... read more about CEO Update – Monday 19 September 2016»

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CEO Update – Monday 12 September 2016

Monday 12 September 2016Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update, David Meates talks about the Senior Medical Officers engagement afternoon held last... read more about CEO Update – Monday 12 September 2016»

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CEO Update – Monday 5 September 2016

Monday 5 September 2016Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update, David Meates talks about how Civil Defence led a national tsunami emergency exercise last... read more about CEO Update – Monday 5 September 2016»

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Get up to date this Cervical Screening Awareness Month

Thursday 1 September 2016Quick Read

Young girls and women are being encouraged to get up to date with their HPV immunisation and cervical smears this... read more about Get up to date this Cervical Screening Awareness Month»

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CEO Update – Monday 29 August 2016

Monday 29 August 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update David Meates acknowledges the HealthOne team’s major achievement of welcoming St John... read more about CEO Update – Monday 29 August 2016»

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Growing delicious communities together

Friday 19 August 2016Quick Read

Canterbury is on its way to being more food resilient, as more than 50 schools embrace creating awesome community... read more about Growing delicious communities together»

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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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