Media Releases

​​​Read the latest media releases from Canterbury District Health Board.

Please contact the media team if you would like to know more about any of these news items or have a media enquiry.


Warning over synthetic cannabis - ten admitted to Christchurch Hospital

Christchurch Hospital's Emergency Department has seen a number of people suffering from probable severe synthetic cannabis...


Health advice for anyone coming down with winter bugs

​​If you're feeling under the weather it's important to seek health advice sooner rather than later – don't wait for things to...


The Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal has begun

The Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal kicks off today and will run until the end of October. The nationwide appeal is in its 12th...


Spotting cancer early makes a difference

​Two people who have had head and neck cancers are encouraging others to be aware of their bodies and check out anything unusual.

Page last reviewed: 25 July 2018
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