Projects & Initiatives

​Canterbury is close to delivering a fully integrated health system with a seamless flow of care.​ Our projects and initiatives can be found in this section.​

Key Initiatives

​​​​We believe that high quality should apply to people's experience of their health journey as well as to the clinical care...

Acute Demand Management Services (ADMS)

The goal of ADMS is to provide the most appropriate urgent care options for the patient need at any given time.


International report encourages health systems to learn from Canterbury DHB

The Canterbury Health System has been internationally recognised for its collaboration and integration in a report by acclaimed...


Facilities Development Project

Over the next five years, Canterbury health facilities will undergo a $1 billion redevelopment withnew buildings at Burwood and...


HealthPathways & HealthInfo

​HealthPathways are the main source of assessment, management and referral information about Canterbury health services for...


Health Precinct

Te Papa Hauora/Health Precinct, is one of the key Christchurch Central Recovery Plan Anchor Projects.


Healthy Christchurch

Healthy Christchurch is a CDHB-led intersectoral collaborative partnership based on the WHO Healthy Cities model. Healthy...

Hospital Efficiency

People in Canterbury are less likely to end up in hospital acutely unwell. If they do, they stay for less time and they are...

Mental Health Project

The Mental Health team within Planning and Funding are working within the alliance framework to facilitate and support...

Pharmacy Project

​With removal of the Close Control rule last July, pharmacists have much more responsibility for deciding how best to support...

Surgical Efficiency

People in Canterbury receive surgery at similar rates to the rest of the country. However, Canterbury is unusual in having...

Page last reviewed: 08 September 2013