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 28 November 2016

Monday 28 November 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update, David Meates talks about the quake response efforts underway in Kaikoura and Hurunui... read more about CEO Update – Monday 28 November 2016»

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Health warning lifted for Te Wairewa – Lake Forsyth

Friday 25 November 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 lifted for Te Wairewa – Lake Forsyth»

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Look out for symptoms of meningococcal disease

Wednesday 23 November 2016Quick Read

General Practice teams are being reminded to be on the lookout for symptoms of meningococcal disease, following three... read more about Look out for symptoms of meningococcal disease»

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Strong commitment to new target focused on healthy kids

Tuesday 22 November 2016Quick Read

The Canterbury Health System is committed to the Government's newest health target ‘Raising Healthy Kids', which... read more about Strong commitment to new target focused on healthy kids»

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CEO Update – Monday 21 November 2016

Monday 21 November 2016Quick Read

​In this week’s CEO Update, David Meates talks about the absolute heartbreak Cantabrians are feeling following the... read more about CEO Update – Monday 21 November 2016»

Media release

Four gastro cases in Waiau, North Canterbury

Friday 18 November 2016Quick Read

Four people from the North Canterbury settlement of Waiau have contracted norovirus over the past two days. Two adults... read more about Four gastro cases in Waiau, North Canterbury»

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Supporting mental health in Kaikoura a priority

Friday 18 November 2016Quick Read

​Health officials are crediting Kaikoura residents and visitors for their vigilance in preventing a gastro outbreak... read more about Supporting mental health in Kaikoura a priority»

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Gastro outbreak biggest risk for isolated Kaikoura residents now

Wednesday 16 November 2016Quick Read

Canterbury DHB's community and public health officials arrived in Kaikoura yesterday and are focusing on preventing the... read more about Gastro outbreak biggest risk for isolated Kaikoura residents now»

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Public health officials arrive in Kaikoura

Tuesday 15 November 2016Quick Read

Canterbury medical officer of health Dr Alistair Humphrey and two Canterbury DHB health protection officers flew to... read more about Public health officials arrive in Kaikoura»

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Blessing of new Acute Admitting Unit at Ashburton Hospital

Tuesday 15 November 2016Quick Read

Earlier this morning a blessing service was held for the new Acute Admitting Unit at Ashburton Hospital, part of an... read more about Blessing of new Acute Admitting Unit at Ashburton Hospital»

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North Canterbury earthquakes update

Tuesday 15 November 2016Quick Read

Significant aftershocks have continued to be felt in North Canterbury and add to the already high levels of anxiety... read more about North Canterbury earthquakes update»

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Through the earthquakes and aftershocks, look after yourselves and each other

Monday 14 November 2016

Now is the time to look after each other as the Hanmer earthquakes affect different people in different ways. Public... read more about Through the earthquakes and aftershocks, look after yourselves and each other»

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CEO Update – Monday 14 November 2016

Monday 14 November 2016Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update, David Meates takes a moment to acknowledge last night’s earthquake and aftershocks and... read more about CEO Update – Monday 14 November 2016»

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High Court ruling will help reduce alcohol harm

Friday 11 November 2016Quick Read

Canterbury Medical Officer of Health Dr Alistair Humphrey is welcoming a High Court ruling as a landmark case that will... read more about High Court ruling will help reduce alcohol harm»

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Canterbury Health System preparing for second planned strike by members of the RDA

Thursday 10 November 2016Quick Read

Like all District Health Boards, Canterbury DHB is in the early stages of contingency planning with the focus on... read more about Canterbury Health System preparing for second planned strike by members of the RDA»

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Falls prevention efforts reducing harm in our health system

Thursday 10 November 2016Quick Read

Falls prevention efforts are being praised for a 25 percent reduction in the number of Serious and Adverse Events... read more about Falls prevention efforts reducing harm in our health system»

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CEO Update – Monday 7 November 2016

Monday 7 November 2016Quick Read

In this week’s CEO Update, David Meates talks about the Canterbury Health System Quality Improvement and Innovation... read more about CEO Update – Monday 7 November 2016»

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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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Care of up to 25 million people now guided by HealthPathways – created in Canterbury and localised around the globe

Wednesday 2 November 2016Quick Read

​The Canterbury Health System's integrated way of working has gained interest from health leaders from New Zealand,... read more about Care of up to 25 million people now guided by HealthPathways – created in Canterbury and localised around the globe»

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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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