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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.

Water

19 news items.

Public Health Alert

Health warning lifted at Sandy Bay, Canterbury

Tuesday 8 January 2019Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its health warning at Sandy Bay.... read more about Health warning lifted at Sandy Bay, Canterbury»

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Public Health Alert

Health Warning: Unsafe Recreational Water Quality at Sandy Bay

Monday 31 December 2018Quick Read

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning after very high... read more about Health Warning: Unsafe Recreational Water Quality at Sandy Bay»

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Media release

Health Warning for swimming after heavy rainfall

Thursday 22 February 2018Quick Read

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning for swimming... read more about Health Warning for swimming after heavy rainfall»

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Media release

Gastro outbreak biggest risk for isolated Kaikoura residents now

Wednesday 16 November 2016Quick Read

Canterbury DHB's community and public health officials arrived in Kaikoura yesterday and are focusing on preventing the... read more about Gastro outbreak biggest risk for isolated Kaikoura residents now»

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Canterbury DHB supports Council decision to fast-track work on deeper bores

Thursday 22 September 2016Quick Read

Canterbury DHB Medical Officer of Health, Dr Ramon Pink is supportive of the Christchurch City Council's decision​... read more about Canterbury DHB supports Council decision to fast-track work on deeper bores»

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Faecal contamination in Christchurch waterways

Friday 18 December 2015

New research shows wildfowl such as ducks and Canadian geese are the biggest contributors to faecal contamination in... read more about Faecal contamination in Christchurch waterways»

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Water is Canterbury’s most precious taonga

Friday 20 March 2015

Safe drinking water is something many of us in Canterbury take for granted. Dr Alistair Humphrey writes how this World... read more about Water is Canterbury’s most precious taonga»

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