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Care around the clock to continue throughout junior doctors’ and midwives strikes

Monday 11 February 2019Quick Read

Please attribute comments to Michael Frampton, Chief People Officer, Canterbury DHB With the New Zealand Resident... read more about Care around the clock to continue throughout junior doctors’ and midwives strikes»

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Voice-activated help for some Canterbury hospital patients

Tuesday 5 February 2019

From today some patients at Christchurch’s Burwood Hospital will be using smart speakers to assist with contacting a... read more about Voice-activated help for some Canterbury hospital patients»

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Minister of Health Officially opens Christchurch Outpatients building

Thursday 31 January 2019Quick Read

The new Christchurch Outpatients facility at 2 Oxford Terrace was officially opened by the Minister of Health Hon Dr... read more about Minister of Health Officially opens Christchurch Outpatients building»

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Ministers open Manawa, healthcare training facility

Thursday 31 January 2019Quick Read

Minister of Health Dr David Clark and Minister of Education Chris Hipkins jointly opened Manawa health research and... read more about Ministers open Manawa, healthcare training facility»

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Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Lake Pegasus

Tuesday 29 January 2019Quick Read

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after... read more about Health Warning – Algal Bloom in Lake Pegasus»

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Care around the clock to continue throughout junior doctors’ strike

Tuesday 29 January 2019Quick Read

To be attributed to: Paul Lamb, Acting Chief People Officer, Canterbury DHB With the New Zealand Resident Doctors’... read more about Care around the clock to continue throughout junior doctors’ strike»

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Health Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River downstream of the Glentunnel Swimming Hole

Thursday 24 January 2019Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit have issued a health warning after potentially... read more about Health Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River downstream of the Glentunnel Swimming Hole»

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Health Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in the Waipara River at Teviotdale

Thursday 24 January 2019Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit have issued a health warning for the Waipara... read more about Health Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in the Waipara River at Teviotdale»

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New Café completes Outpatients facilities

Wednesday 23 January 2019Quick Read

Gourmet sandwiches, fresh salads, quality Allpress Espresso coffee and a relaxing atmosphere. That’s a selection of... read more about New Café completes Outpatients facilities»

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Health Warning – Algal Bloom in the Ashley / Rakahuri River near Rangiora-Loburn Bridge

Tuesday 15 January 2019Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit have issued a health warning after potentially... read more about Health Warning – Algal Bloom in the Ashley / Rakahuri River near Rangiora-Loburn Bridge»

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Care around the clock to continue throughout junior doctors’ strike

Monday 14 January 2019Quick Read

To be attributed to: Michael Frampton, Chief People Officer, Canterbury DHB With the New Zealand Resident Doctors’... read more about Care around the clock to continue throughout junior doctors’ strike»

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Festive fare for patients on Christmas Day

Monday 24 December 2018Quick Read

If you thought planning and cooking a Christmas meal for the whanau was a big undertaking, spare a thought for... read more about Festive fare for patients on Christmas Day»

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Care around the clock continues over the holidays

Friday 21 December 2018Quick Read

This summer, wherever your holidays take you around New Zealand, remember that you can still get free health advice... read more about Care around the clock continues over the holidays»

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Improving patient care the focus of Annual Quality Awards

Monday 17 December 2018Quick Read

The recent Canterbury Health System Quality Improvement and Innovation Awards recognised and showcased how changes have... read more about Improving patient care the focus of Annual Quality Awards»

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Popular Christchurch eatery joins the Fresh Air Project

Thursday 13 December 2018Quick Read

Fush eatery in Wigram is the latest venue to go smokefree as part of the Fresh Air Project, a collaboration between the... read more about Popular Christchurch eatery joins the Fresh Air Project»

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Hospital Shuttle Marks One Million Passengers

Friday 7 December 2018Quick Read

Canterbury DHB’s hospital shuttle marks a significant milestone this week. The shuttle service has helped one million... read more about Hospital Shuttle Marks One Million Passengers»

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Canterbury Serious Adverse Events 2017/18

Friday 7 December 2018Quick Read

Inpatient falls and pressure injuries continue to be the two major serious adverse events reported by Canterbury DHB... read more about Canterbury Serious Adverse Events 2017/18»

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Early Childhood Education Sunsmartest

Thursday 6 December 2018Quick Read

Early childhood educators are creative and conscientious in protecting young children from skin damage from our harsh... read more about Early Childhood Education Sunsmartest»

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Work heats up for Can Do Catering employees

Monday 3 December 2018Quick Read

With the run-up to Christmas, this is the busiest week of the year for a unique catering enterprise in Christchurch.... read more about Work heats up for Can Do Catering employees»

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Canterbury Wellbeing Indicators Continue Upward Trend

Wednesday 28 November 2018Quick Read

Quality of life continues to improve for greater Christchurch residents, according to the latest wellbeing indicators.... read more about Canterbury Wellbeing Indicators Continue Upward Trend»

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Canterbury DHB welcomes quadruplets born at Christchurch Women’s Hospital

Tuesday 27 November 2018Quick Read

Christchurch Women’s Hospital (CWH) is celebrating the recent arrival of quadruplets, born at its maternity unit to a... read more about Canterbury DHB welcomes quadruplets born at Christchurch Women’s Hospital»

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Kiwi Ingenuity Bolsters Health Education Toolbox

Tuesday 20 November 2018Quick Read

What do you get when you combine a cheap Android tablet, some skilled wood carving, grey paint, an old bedside hospital... read more about Kiwi Ingenuity Bolsters Health Education Toolbox»

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Enjoy Cup Day at Riccarton Park, and drink responsibly

Thursday 15 November 2018Quick Read

A collaborative multi-agency approach aims to ensure Cup Day 2018 at Riccarton Park is a safe and enjoyable experience... read more about Enjoy Cup Day at Riccarton Park, and drink responsibly»

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Hand Hygiene – Spread the Message Not the Germs

Wednesday 7 November 2018Quick Read

Canterbury DHB is getting behind this year’s Patient Safety Week (PSW 2018) topic of infection prevention and... read more about Hand Hygiene – Spread the Message Not the Germs»

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Road Accident Remembrance Day – An Opportunity to Reflect

Friday 2 November 2018Quick Read

Road Accident Remembrance Day will take place tomorrow, 3 November 2018. This is a time for us to reflect on the lives... read more about Road Accident Remembrance Day – An Opportunity to Reflect»

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New Christchurch Outpatients to open on Monday 29 October

Friday 26 October 2018Quick Read

The first three of 27 services will move into the new $72 million Christchurch Outpatient facility this weekend. From... read more about New Christchurch Outpatients to open on Monday 29 October»

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Dedicated nurses recruited to reduce pressure injuries

Tuesday 2 October 2018Quick Read

Canterbury DHB has recruited the first group of Pressure Injury Prevention Link Nurses, as part of a broader strategy... read more about Dedicated nurses recruited to reduce pressure injuries»

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Warning over synthetic cannabis – ten admitted to Christchurch Hospital

Friday 21 September 2018Quick Read

Christchurch Hospital's Emergency Department has seen a number of people suffering from probable severe synthetic... read more about Warning over synthetic cannabis – ten admitted to Christchurch Hospital»

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Canterbury DHB hosts physiotherapy simulation course

Tuesday 18 September 2018Quick Read

Canterbury DHB has hosted New Zealand’s first ever Intensive Care Unit (ICU) physiotherapy simulation course. The... read more about Canterbury DHB hosts physiotherapy simulation course»

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Measles warning issued in Christchurch

Tuesday 4 September 2018Quick Read

The Canterbury District Health Board's Community and Public Health team has issued a measles warning after a man who... read more about Measles warning issued in Christchurch»

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