Whoosh Newsletter

In this Issue:

  • Important reminders for people with asthma;
  • Tax refunds on charitable donations;
  • Keep cool in summer and warm in winter— Community Energy Action Update;
  • 2018 Flu vaccinations—get yours now;
  • How your family can benefit if you are smokefree;
  • CEA update—get ready for next winter;
  • Health Professionals’ Corner;


Attention Special Notice:  Change of CanBreathe’s Postal address.  Please note CanBreathe will no longer be using a PO Box and the postal address will now be the same as our street address— 196 Hills Road, Edgeware, Christchurch 8013. Please update your records accordingly.

Upcoming public events:

CanBreathe Nurses will be out at Westfield Riccarton from 9.30am to 2pm on Tuesday 1st May raising awareness and providing free information on Asthma. Come and see them there.

World Asthma Day – Tuesday 1st May 2018

World Smokefree Day –  Tuesday 31st May 2018

Christchurch Baby Expo – Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th June 9am to 4pm at Pioneer Stadium. CanBreathe Nurses will be there raising awareness and providing free information on Asthma. Come and see them there.

Other Events

NZNO College of Respiratory Nurses Symposium – 13th April 2018

World Asthma Day FREE Education Session for Nurses and General Practitioners Topic — New Child and Adolescent Asthma Guidelines

Date: Tuesday 1st May Time: 6.30-7.30pm

Venue: – CanBreathe meeting room, 196 Hills Road, Christchurch

For more information or to register please phone CanBreathe on 386 0278 or Email office@canbreathe.org.nz

TSANZ/ANZSRS New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting  – Thursday 16th & Friday 17th August. Wednesday 15th August (Nurse & Trainee Day)


2018/19 Entertainment book both printed and digital are available now

Hello Honey Fundraiser – locally produced honey


CanBreathe Whoosh Newsletter Autumn 2018

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