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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.

Education

4 news items.

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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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Manawa building blessed in Christchurch’s Health Precinct

Friday 6 July 2018

Manawa, the state-of-the-art hub for health research and education in Christchurch’s Health Precinct, held a short... read more about Manawa building blessed in Christchurch’s Health Precinct»

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International health leaders visit Christchurch for The Lab Meeting

Wednesday 9 May 2018Quick Read

International leaders in health laboratories and the wider health field are attending a conference in Christchurch this... read more about International health leaders visit Christchurch for The Lab Meeting»

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Growing delicious communities together

Friday 19 August 2016Quick Read

Canterbury is on its way to being more food resilient, as more than 50 schools embrace creating awesome community... read more about Growing delicious communities together»

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