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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.

Smokefree

10 news items.

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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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Never too old to make a change for the better

Wednesday 30 May 2018Quick Read

Herewini Banks was 74 years old when she gave up smoking. She remembers the exact date and time she quit – 4.30pm... read more about Never too old to make a change for the better»

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Cantabs welcome fresh air at outdoor venues

Friday 2 June 2017Quick Read

The results are in and they show Cantabrians are excited about smokefree venues. Even better, people are actively... read more about Cantabs welcome fresh air at outdoor venues»

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Smokefree people in smokefree places

Tuesday 30 May 2017Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board is partnering with new stop smoking service Te Hā – Waitaha to encourage people to... read more about Smokefree people in smokefree places»

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Call to action to quit

Monday 30 May 2016Quick Read

Canterbury smokers are being called to action to quit for the sake of their family and protect them from the dangers of... read more about Call to action to quit»

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Support for Smokefree spaces extension

Friday 5 June 2015Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board has congratulated the Christchurch City Council for its move to increase the number of... read more about Support for Smokefree spaces extension»

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Celebrating World Smokefree Day in Canterbury

Friday 29 May 2015Quick Read

Cantabrian's are being encouraged to use World Smokefree Day on Sunday (May 31, 2015) to think about how they can... read more about Celebrating World Smokefree Day in Canterbury»

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Integration drives Canterbury Health System’s performance

Tuesday 26 May 2015Quick Read

Integration efforts across the Canterbury Health System remain pivotal to Canterbury District Health Board's... read more about Integration drives Canterbury Health System’s performance»

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Tobacco sales to under 18s disappoint

Thursday 5 February 2015Quick Read

The Canterbury District Health Board is disappointed three retailers sold cigarettes to underage volunteers last month.... read more about Tobacco sales to under 18s disappoint»

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