COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Information about changes at Canterbury DHB hospitals and health centres can be found at www.cdhb.health.nz/covid19

VISITORS TO HOSPITAL

No visitors are allowed, except under exceptional circumstancesFurther details...

Last updated:
27 March 2020

  • No visitors are allowed, except under exceptional circumstances. The exceptions to the no visitor policy include:
    • A nominated person supporting a terminally ill patient through their end of life care
    • A parent/guardian who is supporting a child
    • The chosen support person of a woman who is giving birth. This does not apply to the woman’s postnatal stay however, and no visitors will be permitted during this stage of the woman’s care
  • The decision about whether exceptional circumstances apply outside of these exemptions is at the discretion of the Charge Nurse/Midwife Manager or another lead clinician.
  • Children under the age of 16 are not allowed to visit at any time.
  • All visitors will be assessed at the entry to ensure they meet the exception criteria and will be required to register their details.
  • Visitors who are unwell will not be allowed entry.

These restrictions apply to all wards and services at all times, including the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit.

Manawhenua Ki Waitaha

Manawhenua Ki Waitaha (MKW) has the mandate of Papatipu Rūnanga and is supported by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu (TRoNT) as the Ngāi Tahu representative body in Canterbury for health issues. Manawhenua Ki Waitaha (MKW) provide access to CDHB Scholarships, and are responsible for the appointment of Māori representatives who ensure manawhenua have oversight and influence on the decision making of the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB).

About Māori and Pacific health scholarships

Māori and Pasifika scholarships are for Christchurch-based tertiary institution students who are studying a health-related NZQA accredited course and have whakapapa with Māori communities and culture links with Pasifika communities, and are also planning to work in the Canterbury district.

Scholarship application process

There are two ways to complete your scholarship application form, type into an electronic word document or print, write and scan the PDF document.

  1. Download and type into the Word document scholarship form Māori and Pacific health Scholarships 2020 Application Form (700KB, DOCX), OR 
  2. Download, print, complete, and scan the PDF scholarship form Māori and Pacific health Scholarships 2020 Application Form (650KB, PDF) 
  3. Email either version of the application form to us at manawhenuakiwaitaha.kaiawhina@gmail.com

Closing date: Please note scholarship applications close on 27 March 2020.

Got a question about the scholarships?

If you have any questions about the scholarships please contact Ruth Chisholm, Kaiawhina, Manawhenua Ki Waitaha.

Phone: 027 443 4532
Email: manawhenuakiwaitaha.kaiawhina@gmail.com

More information about the role of Manawhenua Ki Waitaha (MKW) can be found in the health system alliances section of this website.

Page last updated: 23 December 2019

Is this page useful?