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SDHB celebrates outstanding staff at awards night

Friday, 8 November 2019, 8:51 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB celebrated its remarkable staff from across the district at the Southern Excellence Awards last night (Thursday 7 November). Held simultaneously in the Otago Polytechnic Hub in Dunedin and Bill Richardson Transport Museum in Southland, the ... More >>

New measles case in Queenstown and other NZ locations

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 5:41 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB/Public Health South has been notified that a visitor from Samoa has travelled around New Zealand, including Queenstown, between 31 October and 4 November, while infectious with measles. This is the first measles case in the region for almost ... More >>

Potting mix warning following death of Dunedin gardener

Friday, 1 November 2019, 2:08 pm | Southern District Health Board

The recent death of a Dunedin man has prompted Public Health South to remind spring gardeners of the need to handle potting mix and compost with care. The man is thought to have been infected while adding compost to a glasshouse. He initially developed ... More >>

Southern Mental Health & Addiction Strategic Plan

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 2:19 pm | Southern District Health Board

Working in an integrated way, and looking at the big picture, are key to the future of mental health and addiction services in the South, according to the strategic plan that will guide the Southern health system’s mental health and addiction sector. More >>

Measles update 25 October

Friday, 25 October 2019, 3:40 pm | Southern District Health Board

There have been no new confirmed measles cases this week. The total number of Southern DHB cases remains at 71. Total cases for each location to date is: Dunedin: 2 Oamaru: 1 Wanaka: 3 Queenstown: 64 Gore: 1 The Southern DHB is expecting a delivery of 3,000 ... More >>

Southern District Health Board contingency planning

Friday, 25 October 2019, 1:52 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB’s Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs) who are members of the APEX union will be striking again next week and the following week. The DHB has received strike notices from APEX and these include a full withdrawal of labour on Wednesday ... More >>

Measles update

Friday, 11 October 2019, 4:54 pm | Southern District Health Board

Seven Queenstown residents and one Gore resident have been confirmed as new measles cases this week, bringing the total number of Southern DHB cases to 66. Total cases for each location is: Dunedin: 2 Oamaru: 1 Wanaka: 2 Queenstown: 60 Gore: 1 The Gore ... More >>

Measles update

Friday, 4 October 2019, 5:12 pm | Southern District Health Board

One Queenstown resident was confirmed as a new measles case today, bringing the total number of Southern DHB cases to 58. Total cases for each location is: Dunedin: 2 Oamaru: 1 Wanaka: 2 Queenstown: 53 The Australian Government Department of Health ... More >>

Contingency plan for Medical Imaging Technologists strike

Friday, 4 October 2019, 4:31 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern District Health Board has received strike notice from APEX, the union representing Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs), who are proposing to strike from 7am on Monday 14 October 2019 to 7am on Tuesday 15 October 2019 and 7 am Wednesday 16 October 2019 ... More >>

Measles update 3 October

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 4:51 pm | Southern District Health Board

New measles cases were confirmed yesterday in a previous media release, taking the total number of Southern DHB cases to 57. Of the seven new cases confirmed this afternoon five are Queenstown residents, one is an Oamaru resident and one is a Dunedin resident. ... More >>

New measles cases in Queenstown, Wanaka and Dunedin

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 2:30 pm | Southern District Health Board

New measles cases confirmed in the past 48 hours include 13 Queenstown residents, 2 Wanaka residents and 1 Dunedin resident. More >>

Queenstown measles update

Friday, 27 September 2019, 4:27 pm | Southern District Health Board

Six new measles case were confirmed in Queenstown this week taking the total number of cases to 35. Of the 35 cases, 34 are Queenstown residents. One was a visitor from Auckland. Southern DHB’s Medical Officer of Health Dr Susan Jack says that it is ... More >>

Immunisation Schedule prioritised until stocks replenished

Friday, 20 September 2019, 3:50 pm | Southern District Health Board

While vaccine supplies remain limited, the Ministry of Health has advised DHBs to prioritise MMR vaccinations for 15 month and 4 year olds. More >>

Queenstown measles update

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 4:50 pm | Southern District Health Board

Two more measles case were confirmed in Queenstown over the past 48 hours taking the total number of cases to 26. Of the 26 cases, 25 are Queenstown residents. One was a visitor from Auckland. More >>

Queenstown measles update

Monday, 16 September 2019, 4:38 pm | Southern District Health Board

Another Queenstown measles case was confirmed over the weekend. The total number of confirmed cases in Queenstown is now 21. Of the 21 cases, 20 are local residents. One was a visitor from Auckland. More >>

Queenstown measles update

Friday, 13 September 2019, 3:59 pm | Southern District Health Board

There have been no further confirmed measles cases in Queenstown today. The total number of confirmed cases remains at 20. Of the 20 total cases, 19 are local residents. One was a visitor from Auckland. Southern DHB’s Medical Officer of Health Dr Susan ... More >>

Southern DHB National Bowel Screening Programme

Friday, 13 September 2019, 9:21 am | Southern District Health Board

More than 100 cases of bowel cancer have been identified through the Southern DHB’s National Bowel Screening Programme, a significant milestone that illustrates the programme’s important role in reducing the burden of bowel cancer across the district. More >>

Queenstown measles update

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 6:05 pm | Southern District Health Board

There have been no further confirmed measles cases in Queenstown today. The total number of confirmed cases remains at twenty. Of the twenty total cases, nineteen are local residents. One was a visitor from Auckland. More >>

Queenstown measles update

Monday, 9 September 2019, 8:02 pm | Southern District Health Board

Queenstown measles update The total number of confirmed Queenstown measles cases is still 15 in total. As yet there are no further confirmed measles cases within the Southern DHB region. Currently we are aiming to contain the Queenstown measles ... More >>

Eight new measles cases in Queenstown

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 6:56 pm | Southern District Health Board

Eight new measles cases in Queenstown The total number of confirmed Queenstown measles cases has risen to fifteen. Eight new cases were confirmed late Friday night and today. Six of the new cases are NZ Ski staff who work at The Remarkables ski fields ... More >>

 

 

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