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May update from the Southern Partnership Group

Friday, 27 May 2016, 4:48 pm | Southern District Health Board

The Southern Partnership Group (SPG) is continuing to meet with key local stakeholders and is progressing planning for the redevelopment of Dunedin Hospital. More >>

Southern DHB performance continues to improve

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 2:08 pm | Southern District Health Board

The latest quarter health target results for 2015/16 quarter three (January to March 2016) show the DHB in the top 10 rankings for DHBs in five out of the six targets. More >>

New public processes for Southern DHB Commissioner team

Friday, 20 May 2016, 10:51 am | Southern District Health Board

The Southern DHB Commissioner team has introduced a series of public consultation forums as it prepares for an additional three years in its governance role. More >>

Secure Shared Patient Record System on the way at SDHB

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 4:00 pm | Southern District Health Board

The Southern District Health Board will soon be introducing HealthOne, a shared patient record system that allows clinicians role-appropriate access to patient information at the point of care. The system has already been successfully implemented in Canterbury, ... More >>

Nursing Excellence Awards a success across the district

Monday, 16 May 2016, 11:05 am | Southern District Health Board

Nursing Excellence Awards a success across the district. Nurses revelled last night as Southern DHB celebrated International Nurses’ Day at the Nursing Excellence Awards in Dunedin and Invercargill. This year 21 recipients were acknowledged and ... More >>

Awards to celebrate Southern DHB nurses

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 10:29 am | Southern District Health Board

As nurses around the world celebrate International Nurses Day on Thursday(12th of May 2016), Southern DHB will be saying “Thank You” for the huge contribution nurses make every day to health outcomes and communities. More >>

Southern DHB spreading the message to ‘See Your Hands’

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 3:11 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB spreading the message to ‘See Your Hands’ for World Hand Hygiene Day Use Me Group Shot2Tomorrow, Southern DHB will be celebrating World Hand Hygiene Day (Thursday 5 May 2016). The theme this year is ‘See Your Hands - hand hygiene ... More >>

Southern DHB celebrating International Midwives Day

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 1:46 pm | Southern District Health Board

Tomorrow is International Day of the Midwife, and Southern DHB will be recognising and celebrating the work of its midwives who play an indispensable and critical role at every point of maternity care. More >>

Southern DHB Encouraging Expectant Mums to be Immunised

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 10:10 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern District Health Board is celebrating Immunisation Week (May 2-8) along with the rest of New Zealand with the theme of ‘protecting baby starts in pregnancy’. Expectant mums are encouraged to be immunised during pregnancy, immunise baby on ... More >>

Southern DHB turning ‘Listening into Action’

Monday, 2 May 2016, 12:51 pm | Southern District Health Board

This week, Southern DHB is sharing its draft values, and discussing how to turn these into actions, with patients, their whānau, staff and partner healthcare providers in a series of ‘Listening into Action’ sessions. These sessions are part of the ... More >>

Record number of Registered Nurse Graduates

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 2:46 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB has reached an all-time record with 79 Registered Nurse (RNs) graduates participating in two structured integration nursing programmes this year. These programmes have been designed specifically to guide and assist nursing graduates as they embark ... More >>

Southern DHB committee meetings to be open to the public

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 5:17 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB Commissioner Kathy Grant has determined that as from the start of next month the following meetings will be held in public: More >>

VRE update – Dunedin Hospital

Friday, 22 April 2016, 10:43 am | Southern District Health Board

One more sample at Dunedin Hospital has screened positive for vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE). This brings the total number of people with positive screening results to six. These are colonisations with VRE (the bacteria is in or on patient’s ... More >>

April update from the Southern Partnership Group

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 3:27 pm | Southern District Health Board

The Southern Partnership Group (SPG) has had a busy month meeting with a range of stakeholders to help inform the redevelopment of Dunedin Hospital. More >>

‘Exciting progress’ for Dunedin Hospital

Friday, 15 April 2016, 2:34 pm | Southern District Health Board

Progress is “well underway” for Southern DHBs proposed plans to establish a modern, new, contemporary critical care area in Dunedin Hospital, comments Clinical Leader for the Capital Project Management, Dr David Perez. “The proposed redevelopment ... More >>

Conversations that Count Day 2016

Friday, 15 April 2016, 2:32 pm | Southern District Health Board

Conversations that Count Day 2016 Southern DHB is asking people to have a ‘Conversation that Counts’. This is the third national awareness day for Advance Care Planning (ACP), designed to encourage people to think about, talk about, and plan for their ... More >>

Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) update

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 9:08 am | Southern District Health Board

Monday 11 April 2016 Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) update – Dunedin Hospital There have been no further positive culture results for Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus at Dunedin Hospital, ... More >>

Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) – Dunedin Hospital

Friday, 8 April 2016, 5:12 pm | Southern District Health Board

Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) – Dunedin Hospital Five patients recently admitted to Dunedin Hospital have screened positive for vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE). These patients are colonised with VRE (the bacteria is in or on patient’s ... More >>

Southern DHB is encouraging its staff to #ImmuniseYourSelfie

Monday, 4 April 2016, 2:37 pm | Southern District Health Board

With flu season nearly upon us Southern DHB is encouraging its staff to take up the offer of a free influenza vaccination once again this year to protect themselves, their patients and their families. More >>

Dunedin GP makes one millionth electronic referral

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 1:21 pm | Southern District Health Board

Dunedin GP Dr Jan Cottle at Musselburgh Medical Centre Ltd has made the one millionth electronic referral or requests for specialist advice using the South Island Electronic Request Management System (ERMS). This represents a significant step towards delivering ... More >>

 

 

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