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.

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»

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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»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 13 March 2017

Monday 13 March 2017Quick Read

​In today’s CEO Update, chief executive David Meates talks about the Health Select Committee hearing which took... read more about CEO Update – Monday 13 March 2017»

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Temporary changes to access to Ashburton Hospital

Friday 10 March 2017Quick Read

Ashburton Hospital is making some temporary changes to access from Monday. General Manager Ashburton Health... read more about Temporary changes to access to Ashburton Hospital»

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Canterbury DHB to manage all food services from 1 July 2017

Monday 6 March 2017

Canterbury DHB has announced that it will take over management of all food services from 1 July 2017, after the current... read more about Canterbury DHB to manage all food services from 1 July 2017»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 6 March 2017

Monday 6 March 2017Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update, chief executive David Meates takes you behind the scenes in our kitchens and take a... read more about CEO Update – Monday 6 March 2017»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 27 February 2017

Monday 27 February 2017Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update, chief executive David Meates congratulates the Older Persons’ Health & Rehabilitation... read more about CEO Update – Monday 27 February 2017»

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CEO Update – Monday 20 February 2017

Monday 20 February 2017Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update, chief executive David Meates reflects on the Port Hills Fires and their impact on the... read more about CEO Update – Monday 20 February 2017»

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Smoky smells no threat to health

Friday 17 February 2017Quick Read

Port Hills residents affected by this week's wild fires are being reassured the smell of smoke in their properties... read more about Smoky smells no threat to health»

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CEO Update – Monday 13 February 2017

Monday 13 February 2017Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update, chief executive David Meates reflects on what has been achieved in the past six years... read more about CEO Update – Monday 13 February 2017»

CEO Update

CEO Update – Tuesday 7 February 2017

Tuesday 7 February 2017Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update you can read about the projects underway that show progress towards being paper-lite (and... read more about CEO Update – Tuesday 7 February 2017»

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CEO Update – Monday 30 January 2017

Monday 30 January 2017Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update you can read about the work about to kick off which will see the People & Capability... read more about CEO Update – Monday 30 January 2017»

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CEO Update – Monday 23 January 2017

Monday 23 January 2017Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update, where you can read about the 100 day fitness challenge ED & Radiology teams have taken up.... read more about CEO Update – Monday 23 January 2017»

Media release

Financial review on Canterbury DHB informs future direction

Thursday 22 December 2016

Statement from the Chair of Canterbury District Health Board, Murray Cleverley The Minister of Health has today... read more about Financial review on Canterbury DHB informs future direction»

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Alcohol is no ordinary commodity – It’s official!

Wednesday 21 December 2016Quick Read

The Canterbury Medical Officer of Health, Dr Alistair Humphrey, has triumphed in a landmark case in the Court of... read more about Alcohol is no ordinary commodity – It’s official!»

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CEO Update

CEO Update – Monday 19 December 2016

Monday 19 December 2016Quick Read

This week’s CEO update is a bumper edition, brimming with festive photos. There’s advice to help keep you and your... read more about CEO Update – Monday 19 December 2016»

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CEO Update – Monday 12 December 2016

Monday 12 December 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO update Chief Executive David Meates, takes a look back at our health system achievements over... read more about CEO Update – Monday 12 December 2016»

Media release

Government announces $3.76m health support for Kaikoura & Marlborough

Friday 9 December 2016Quick Read

​​​​Media Statement to be attributed to Murray Cleverley, Canterbury DHB Chair: We're very pleased to see some... read more about Government announces $3.76m health support for Kaikoura & Marlborough»

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CEO Update – Monday 5 December 2016

Monday 5 December 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update, read about the newly-appointed Canterbury DHB members. Find out who’s been appointed... read more about CEO Update – Monday 5 December 2016»

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