COVID-19 Updates

  • 1 September 2021 – National Child Cancer Network COVID-19 Vaccination Bulletin (PDF)
  • 30 August 2021 – CPRG COVID-19 Update 44
    • COVID-19 vaccination programme update
      • Canterbury’s vaccination rollout in numbers – graphic 
      • Vaccine for pregnant and breastfeeding women
      • Myocarditis and Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccination
    • Staff surveillance testing
    • Occupational risk assessment matrix
    • E-ordering at testing stations
    • Blood testing for clozapine – request from the psychiatry team
    • Useful information
  • 27 August 2021 – CPRG COVID-19 Update 43
    • Urgent message about sourcing pulse oximeters
  • 26 August 2021 – CPRG COVID-19 Update 42
    • Pre-screening for Aged Residential Care
    • Childhood immunisations
    • RNZCGP guidance for managing a positive case in staff
    • Message from Canterbury Health Laboratories 
    • National clinical advice line
    • Useful information 
  • 24 August 2021 – CPRG COVID-19 Update 41
    • General update
    • Business continuity 
    • P2/N95 exemption
    • Updating Healthpoint
    • Community welfare
    • Impact of the situation in Afghanistan 
    • Useful information 
  • 23 August 2021 – CPRG COVID-19 Update 40
    • Clarification to HIS
    • Food Delivery
    • Childcare Funding for Essential Workers
    • Mask Exemption
    • Business Continuity
    • Reduce Wait Time Post Vaccination
    • Media Enquiries
  • 23 August 2021 – Message from Primary Care Leads (COVID Vaccine & Immunisation Programme)
  • 21 August 2021 – CPRG COVID-19 Update 39
    • General update  
    • Equity and welfare
    • Unvaccinated workforce
    • Notification to the Medical Officer of Health of HIS criteria 
    • Clarification of testing advice from TAG
    • Travel testing
    • Webinar: General Practice monitoring and management of mild to moderate COVID-19 illness – learnings from Canada
    • Managing misinformation
  • 19 August 2021 – CPRG COVID-19 Update 37
    • General update
    • P2/ N95 use
    • Swabbing in children
    • PPE ordering
    • Healthcare worker testing
    • Canterbury’s COVID-19 vaccination programme
  • 18 August 2021 – CPRG COVID-19 Update 36
    • Auckland COVID-19 community cases
    • P2/ N95 update
    • Canterbury’s COVID-19 vaccination programme

For all CPRG Updates pertaining to COVID-19, go to Resources and filter the list for ‘Update’ or for ‘COVID-19’.

 

Guidelines & Resources

Clinical guidelines for COVID-19 assessment, treatment and management, can be found on Community HealthPathways.

Business Continuity

Further resources 

The Canterbury HealthInfo website has many excellent resources and information for patients. Refer patients to the HealthInfo or Ministry of Health websites.

Posters

 

Working Virtually

 

Websites