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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 >>

Queenstown measles update

Friday, 6 September 2019, 5:21 pm | Southern District Health Board

The total number of confirmed Queenstown measles cases continues to be seven in total. Six of those are local residents, one was a visitor from Auckland. There are no other confirmed measles cases within the Southern DHB region. Five of the cases are staff ... More >>

Measles case confirmed in Queenstown

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 7:31 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB/Public Health South is alerting Queenstown residents that they may have been exposed to measles. More >>

Māori lead the way for Bowel Screening Programme

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 1:00 pm | Southern District Health Board

Māori residents are participating in the Southern DHB’s National Bowel Screening Programme in higher numbers than other locals, with Māori participation rates equaling or exceeding overall participation every month since the programme began in April ... More >>

$1.7M Dunedin Hospital Catheter Suite Refurbishing

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 10:54 am | Southern District Health Board

A $1.7 million refurbishment has provided Dunedin Hospital’s Cardiology Catheter Suite with technology to enhance patient safety, and staff decision making. The project involved removing the highly-specialised X-ray equipment and replacing it with a ... More >>

Local legends promote bowel health in Rugby Southland clubs

Friday, 12 July 2019, 10:59 am | Southern District Health Board

Southland Rugby is helping promote the importance of bowel health to its 32 clubs and 6000 members, by sharing a message from two of the region’s favourite rugby legends. Former All Black, Leicester Rutledge, and former Southland player, Lex Chisholm ... More >>

Southern DHB maternity reviews detailed

Friday, 28 June 2019, 3:57 pm | Southern District Health Board

Midwifery and nursing expert Helen Pocknall and experienced rural midwife Sue Bree have been confirmed as key clinical leaders in the two independent reviews commissioned by Southern DHB as it continues to implement its primary maternity system of care. More >>

Positive experience of National Bowel Screening Programme

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 11:03 am | Southern District Health Board

Southland District Mayor Gary Tong is encouraging participation in the Southern DHB’s National Bowel Screening Programme, after recently taking part himself. More >>

Wanaka Maternal and Child Hub location announced

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 3:03 pm | Southern District Health Board

The creation of a permanent maternal and child hub supporting Wanaka LMC midwives and women in their care is a significant step closer with the announcement of the location of the future facility. More >>

Junior Football in Dunedin reinstating the water boy!

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 9:17 am | Southern District Health Board

Dunedin Technical Junior Football Club, Grants Braes AFC and other Junior Football Clubs are taking steps to help enhance the health and wellbeing of the children in their club. More >>

Health care agencies seek interest in Community Health Hubs

Friday, 7 June 2019, 10:21 am | Southern District Health Board

In a major step forward in the implementation of the Primary and Community Care Strategy, Southern DHB and WellSouth Primary Health Network are seeking information from investors about the development Community Health Hubs. More >>

Nurses celebrated at Otago Excellence Awards

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 4:02 pm | Southern District Health Board

International Nurses Day (May 12) was celebrated with an awards evening last night, to formally recognise and celebrate innovation and outstanding practice in the nursing profession across Otago. More >>

Southern DHB Commissioner appoints two new deputies

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 3:12 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB Commissioner Kathy Grant has announced the appointments of esteemed oncologist Dr David Perez and experienced health executive Jean O'Callaghan as two new deputies, to support the remainder of her term and the transition to a new board. ... More >>

 

 

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