Monday 4 April 2022Waitaha Canterbury Pānui2 minutes to read
It’s anticipated that after two years of closed borders and very little flu, this year’s flu season could affect large numbers of people.
Peter says he can understand that there may be a feeling of vaccine fatigue, but this single jab is vitally important to protect us all. Canterbury DHB staff can begin receiving their free flu vaccinations from tomorrow with roaming vaccinators on the wards and at clinics. No appointment needed.
Peter also talks about a fantastic new initiative to help keep patients connected with their friends and whanau; he thanks our partners across the Canterbury Health System for their incredible expertise and mahi which has made such a difference to the care of people with COVID-19 and reminds us to think of our Muslim colleagues who have just started the holy month of Ramadan, a special time of worship and reflection.
Also, this week, read about another of our fabulous staff members who has stepped up, and out of her comfort zone, to provide much needed cover on Christchurch Hospital’s main reception, the Return to Work team who are committed to supporting our kaimahi through recovery from COVID-19 and Etu Pasifika which is running a COVID-19 hub from its premises providing support and services to their community.
You can read the Canterbury DHB CEO Update in two different formats:
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