Monday 19 November 2018Waitaha Canterbury Pānui2 minutes to read
Chief Executive David Meates celebrates the upcoming launch of the book Rising from the Rubble by Drs Mike Ardagh and Jo Deely, which details the Canterbury Health System’s response to the 2011 Canterbury earthquakes, from the immediate emergency response to sustaining health services over the following years, in challenging circumstances. With the Healthy Commute programme now in full swing, David also encourages staff to give biking, bussing, carpooling or walking to work a go.
This issue also highlights a presentation given by Doug Eby and Donna Galbreath, representing Alaska’s Southcentral Foundation, where they discuss the Nuka System of Care – a healthcare model that has turned the population with the worst health statistics in North America into one of the best, and how the principles may be applied in other countries to improve health outcomes for indigenous and minority communities. We look at how a simulated X-ray control panel for radiology students to practice their X-ray technique came to be through collaboration, and we celebrate the success of a PhD student who has been selected for the national hockey team, the Black Sticks.
You can read the Canterbury DHB CEO Update in two different formats:
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