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.

Cancer

6 news items.

Media release

Spotting cancer early makes a difference

Friday 27 July 2018Quick Read

Two people who have had head and neck cancers are encouraging others to be aware of their bodies and check out anything... read more about Spotting cancer early makes a difference»

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Throat cancer – an easy one to miss

Friday 21 July 2017

Ear ache and a lump in her throat turned into an unexpected cancer journey for Cosette Calder. The 42 year old... read more about Throat cancer – an easy one to miss»

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Get up to date this Cervical Screening Awareness Month

Thursday 1 September 2016Quick Read

Young girls and women are being encouraged to get up to date with their HPV immunisation and cervical smears this... read more about Get up to date this Cervical Screening Awareness Month»

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Time to get your head around the signs of cancers

Wednesday 27 July 2016

Christchurch Hospital Cancer specialists, together with the Cancer Society Canterbury-West Coast Division, are raising... read more about Time to get your head around the signs of cancers»

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New interim Children’s Haematology and Oncology Centre (CHOC) opens

Monday 2 February 2015

Staff, patients and their families celebrated the opening of the new interim Children's Haematology and Oncology (CHOC)... read more about New interim Children’s Haematology and Oncology Centre (CHOC) opens»

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