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CE Update – 27 March 2020

West Coast DHB’s own newsletter.

In this edition of the CE Update, Chief Executive David Meates provides an update on the activities we have been undertaking as part of our preparedness for managing COVID-19 patients on the Coast. This includes information on the limits that have been placed on access to our facilities to protect our patients and frequently asked questions.

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Our stories
• What we’re doing at the West Coast DHB in terms of preparedness
• Frequently asked questions
• COVID-19 Alert Level Four – Updated hospital and clinic visitor policy
• Healthy Thinking
• Healthcare Assistants adding value to the nursing care provided to patients
• Acknowledgement of Fellowship Achievement
• West Coast DHB’s ‘hidden gems’ ensure germs are kept at bay
• West Coast DHB’s Music Therapist recognised for her commitment to music therapy
• Better food and drink choices at West Coast DHB
• One minute with…Neil de Goede
• Chief Information Officer (CIO) Interview: Being the CIO of the smallest DHB in the country
• Safe Sleep Day promoted at West Coast DHB
• New video showcasing midwifery in Canterbury and the West Coast
• Cricket prize enjoyed by ‘sports-mad’ family
• Choosing Wisely forum has strong focus on equity

• Bouquets
• South Island Alliance update
• Activity & Nutrition Aotearoa
• eCald – Enhancing CALD Cultural Competence
• Health Quality & Safety Commission New Zealand E-digest


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