COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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

VISITORS TO HOSPITAL

Updated - effective from 14 May 2020 until further notice. Under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 visitor access to health facilities continues to be restricted.– details for all facilities...

Last updated:
29 April 2020

Please remember, limiting our interactions with others is our best defence against COVID-19. Please don’t visit the hospital if you don’t need to. The following level 2 visitor restrictions are in place for all Canterbury DHB health facilities:

  • Visitors will be screened and asked to provide contact details upon arrival
  • Visitors who are unwell or have suspicion of COVID-19 will not be able to enter
  • Aged residential care: no visitors, however, family visits for palliative care residents who do not have COVID-19 will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Specific and detailed visitor restrictions that apply to each hospital are available on our COVID-19 page.

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

Scholarship applications are closed: Please note scholarship applications closed 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: 1 April 2020

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