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Southern DHB calling for nurses wanting to return to Nursing

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 4:34 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern District Health Board's Return to Nursing Programme will run another course in Southland starting the 13th of July, with a call going out to all Registered and Enrolled Nurses who are interested in returning to the workforce. More >>

Smokefree Car on the Move for World Smokefree Day 2015

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 12:57 pm | Southern District Health Board

‘Quit now – it’s about whānau’ is the message for this year’s World Smokefree Day, and it starts in Southern homes and communities. More >>

More PVC recycling rolled out across Dunedin Hospital

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 10:26 am | Southern District Health Board

A pilot recycling scheme started last year at Dunedin Hospital has gone so well that it’s been rolled out across a further five wards, bringing the total number of wards at the hospital offering PVC recycling to nine. More >>

Thank you to our fabulous nurses at Southern DHB

Monday, 11 May 2015, 3:15 pm | Southern District Health Board

It’s International Nurses Day tomorrow and Southern DHB will be saying a big thank you to all its nurses who work so hard and are so committed to bringing the very best healthcare to our patients. Southern DHB employs over 2000 nurses who all make ... More >>

Southern DHB approves Compass Food Services Proposal

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 4:02 pm | Southern District Health Board

“This has been a contentious issue and a difficult time for staff. We will support all affected staff through the process of transferring to Compass and will work with Compass to ensure that any job losses are at a minimum,” Southern DHB Board Chair ... More >>

Southern DHB spread message that ‘Clean Hands save Lives'

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 12:55 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB spreading the message that ‘Clean Hands save Lives’ for World Hand Hygiene Day More >>

Southern DHB Celebrating International Midwives Day

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 10:00 am | Southern District Health Board

Today, Southern DHB, as part of International Day of the Midwife, is recognising and celebrating the work of its midwives and the indispensable and critical role they play at every point of maternity care. More >>

Double Celebration for Lake’s District Hospital Midwives!

Friday, 1 May 2015, 12:14 pm | Southern District Health Board

Midwives at Lakes District Hospital will be celebrating two major events this coming week, signifying good news for local mums-to-be and their future families. More >>

Southern DHB asking staff not to get the flu or give the flu

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 3:05 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB this week launched its staff flu campaign with the aim of increasing the uptake of its flu vaccination to staff to over 65%. More >>

Lippincott Procedures “Go Live” in South Island DHBs

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 1:19 pm | Southern District Health Board

From Tuesday 5th May Lippincott Clinical Procedures will be available online at all South Island District Health Boards, a move which looks set to support the better delivery of evidence based nursing practice across the region. Access to the online ... More >>

Southern DHB is having ‘Conversations that Count’

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 12:49 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB is asking people to have a ‘Conversation that Counts’ on Thursday (16th April), the second national awareness day for advance care planning, to encourage people to think about, talk about and plan for their future health care. More >>

Southern DHB performs its first Emergency "EVAR"

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 12:30 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB performs its first Emergency Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) under local anaesthetic. More >>

Southern DHB is 'Going Spotty'

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 12:53 pm | Southern District Health Board

March is Melanoma Awareness month and the Melanoma Foundation is holding its third national ‘Go Spotty’ Mufti Day this Friday to raise awareness of this disease that is affecting over 4000 kiwis every year. More >>

Southern DHB Part of South Island Alcohol Project

Monday, 16 March 2015, 2:57 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB is part of an important new project designed to support a long term reduction in the harm alcohol causes to young people living in the South Island. More >>

Stereotactic Radiotherapy System Replacement Approved

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 2:19 pm | Southern District Health Board

The Southern DHB Board has approved the replacement of the Oncology Stereotactic Planning system, and necessary building upgrades. More >>

Southern DHB launching “Smile for Life” poster series

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 11:04 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB is celebrating World Oral Health Day with the launch of the ‘Smile for Life’ poster series. More >>

Southern DHB launches New “Safety1st” System

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 1:58 pm | Southern District Health Board

The new electronic risk management system - Safety1st – went “live” across Southern today, part of a regional initiative to support continuous improvements in safety and the experience of care within hospitals and associated community services. More >>

New Video urges Staff to “Speak Up” For Patient Safety

Monday, 2 March 2015, 12:44 pm | Southern District Health Board

A video has been released by Southern DHB which asks staff to “Speak Up” about patient safety and continue to help make Southern hospitals safer places for the people who work, visit or stay there. More >>

Southern DHB patients getting cancer treatment faster

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 5:27 pm | Southern District Health Board

The new faster cancer treatment health targets show that Southern patients are getting their treatment faster. More >>

Southern DHB scores very well in inpatient experience survey

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 11:59 am | Southern District Health Board

The results of the second round of the national inpatient experience survey were officially released by the Health Quality Safety Commission today with Southern once again scoring very well. More >>



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