Canterbury DHB

Below you can see what progress the DHB has made in supporting Safer Hours (or lack thereof); how many rosters need to change and the number of resident doctors affected.


Total number of resident doctors employed – 354

Total number of resident doctor working on assessed rosters – 111

• Total number of rosters affected– 11
• Number of rosters not fixed at all – 9

  • Number of rosters fixed  – 1
    •  O&G (Registrar)
  • Rosters partially fixed – 1
    • Paediatrics (Registrar)
  • Rosters not fixed at all (in these departments) – 9
    •  Orthopaedics
    • General Surgical
    • Surgical Sub-specialties
    • Paediatrics (House Officers)
    • O&G (House Officer)
    • General Medical
    • Older Persons Health

Number of resident doctors required for safer rosters – 20

Email your DHBs CEO, Minister of Health, Associate Minister of Health and your local MPs asking them to move towards Safer Hours.

Minister of Health: Jonathan Coleman –

Associate Minister of Health: Sam Lotu-Iiga –

DHB CEO: David Meates


Christchurch Central: Nicky Wagner –

Christchurch East: Poto Williams –

Ilam: Gerry Brownlee –

Kaikoura: Stuart Smith –

Port Hills: Ruth Dyson –

Rangitata: Jo Goodhew –

Selwyn:  Amy Adams –

Waimakariri: Matt Doocey –

Wigram: Megan Woods –

Te Tai Tonga: Rino Tirikatene –