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Dunedin Hospital staff cope well with winter demand

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 5:19 pm | Southern District Health Board

The hospital has in place winter contingency plans to ensure that acute patients are cared for in the most appropriate place. More >>

Pertussis in Central Otago

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 4:51 pm | Southern District Health Board

There have been six confirmed cases of pertussis in Wanaka and Hawea and a further six cases are probable with a number of other laboratory results pending. Of the six confirmed cases five are from unvaccinated people, and five are children. More >>

Southern DHB Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week 1-7 August

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 2:45 pm | Southern District Health Board

It’s World Breastfeeding Week next week and the theme this year is “ Breastfeeding and Work: Making it work.” More >>

Pertussis reports from Central Otago

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 11:17 am | Southern District Health Board

Pertussis reports from Central Otago This week, Public Health South has been notified of at least five cases of people with pertussis in Wanaka and Hawea. There are also two confirmed cases in the Taieri area outside of Dunedin. Public Health South is ... More >>

Southern DHB get behind Māori Language Week

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 9:47 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB Tautoko Te Wiki o Te Reo (Southern DHB get behind Māori Language Week) More >>

New Deputy Commissioner Announced

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 4:23 pm | Southern District Health Board

“I am pleased to announce that I have appointed Dr Angela Pitchford as a deputy commissioner.” More >>

Wakatipu Dental Clinic Opening

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 2:37 pm | Southern District Health Board

The District Oral Health Service of the Southern DHB would like to advise that on 29th June 2015, they completed the final Community Dental Clinic build for the Southern region. A formal opening will be held on Friday 10 July at 11.30 am at the new clinic ... More >>

Southern DHB Celebrating Enrolled Nurses Day today

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 4:36 pm | Southern District Health Board

Today is National Enrolled Nurses’ Day and to celebrate the day this year the Southern Region Enrolled Nurse Section, one of 11 Regional Sections in New Zealand, presented a framed Enrolled Nurse pledge form to the Southern District Health Board for their ... More >>

Commissioning team travel district

Monday, 29 June 2015, 10:20 am | Southern District Health Board

The Southern District Health Board Commissioner team, Kathy Grant (Commissioner), Graham Crombie and Richard Thomson (Deputy Commissioners) are travelling the district for the next two weeks for a series of meetings with staff and visits to community ... More >>

Southern DHB celebrating innovation

Monday, 22 June 2015, 2:27 pm | Southern District Health Board

The DHB is holding an Allied Health, Scientific & Technical Innovations forum tomorrow and is inviting staff to come along and be inspired by some of the innovative projects that its professionals have been involved in. More >>

Agreement between Southern DHB and Central Otago Health

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 4:23 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern District Health Board has reached an agreement with Central Otago Health Services Limited (COHSL) over funding for the next 12 months. More >>

Cigarettes sold to a minor on controlled purchase operation

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 1:32 pm | Southern District Health Board

16 June 2015 Two packets of cigarettes sold to a minor on controlled purchase operation More >>

Southern DHB extends thanks to its staff and the community

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 1:37 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB would like to extend its thanks to its staff and the community following the flooding yesterday. The Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) was activated yesterday afternoon to coordinate support for staff and patients affected by the flooding. More >>

Flooding in Dunedin

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 3:52 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB has set up an emergency operations centre (EOC) in response to flooding in Dunedin. More >>

Southern DHB leading the way

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 9:14 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB leading the way with working with the children of parents with mental illness and/or addiction (COPMIA) More >>

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 >>

 

 

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