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February update from the Southern Partnership Group

Friday, 12 February 2016, 2:41 pm | Southern District Health Board

The Southern Partnership Group is pleased to announce Sapere Research Group have been contracted to help develop the business case for the redevelopment of Dunedin Hospital. More >>

New food service rolls out at Dunedin Hospital

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 11:18 am | Southern District Health Board

Following the smooth implementation of a new patient menu and food model provided by Compass Group at Southland Hospital on 11 January 2016, Dunedin and Wakari hospitals will transition to the same menu and food model today. More >>

Patients and families to share experiences of DHB care

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 11:41 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern District Health Board (Southern DHB) is inviting patients and their families to share their experiences and by doing so, help us continue to improve our services. More >>

Executive Appointments at Southern DHB

Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 3:15 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB has appointed to the three key executive positions of Chief Medical Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Director of Communications. “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Nigel Millar, to the position of Chief Medical ... More >>

December update from Southern Partnership Group

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 1:30 pm | Southern District Health Board

The Southern Partnership Group is pleased to approve the selection of health planners to support the strategic planning phase for the redevelopment of Dunedin Hospital. The successful provider will be announced and a services contract will commence in ... More >>

Southern DHB Winners of Health Delivery Research Grants

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 12:27 pm | Southern District Health Board

Two proposals to improve clinical services in the Southern DHB area have been awarded funding provisions in excess of $100,000 through the inaugural Health Research South 2015 Grant for Health Service Delivery Research. More >>

Southern DHB launches new programme to define future

Friday, 18 December 2015, 11:37 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB today launched a programme aimed at establishing a shared vision of what Southern DHB should look like in the future. The programme, titled ‘Southern Future – it’s up to us’, will involve staff at first, and then patients, families, ... More >>

Venues Getting Behind Breastfeeding App

Friday, 4 December 2015, 3:15 pm | Southern District Health Board

Public venues throughout Southland and Otago are getting behind BURP “Breastfeeding’s Ultimate Refuel Place” – a website and free app promoting venues that are breastfeeding friendly. More >>

Southern DHB Appeal Success

Friday, 4 December 2015, 11:34 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB Acting Chief Medical Officer says he is delighted that the DHBs appeal to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) against the decision of the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association (NZOA) not to allocate orthopaedic training posts ... More >>

Prepared Southern Staff donating to Christmas food banks

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 5:10 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB staff are once again donating foodstuffs from their household preparedness kits to a good cause this Christmas. More >>

Southern DHB deficit progress

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 11:53 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB Commissioner, Kathy Grant says that the agreed deficit figure of $35.9 million is one in which the team has confidence, and which is deliverable this year. More >>

Central Otago Pertussis Outbreak Over

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 10:33 am | Southern District Health Board

Public Health South has confirmed the recent outbreak of pertussis in the Central Otago District is now over. More >>

Plunket to Provide Pregnancy and Parenting Services

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 2:05 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB is in the process of negotiating an agreement with the Royal New Zealand Plunket Society (Inc) to run free Pregnancy and Parenting Education Services (PPE) for pregnant women, with a focus on first-time mothers. More >>

Southern DHB Staff Show Support For White Ribbon Day

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 2:43 pm | Southern District Health Board

This Wednesday (25 November) is White Ribbon Day and the Southern District Health Board’s Violence Intervention Programme team is already on the job with a series of initiatives to show support for Violence Free Families. More >>

Launch of Southern DHB 2014/2015 Quality Account

Friday, 13 November 2015, 1:23 pm | Southern District Health Board

Launch of Southern DHB 2014/2015 Quality Account Southern DHB will launch its 2014/2015 Quality Account next week to showcase its performance excellence and quality improvement over the past 12 months. “We’re delighted to be able to share our 2014/2015 Account ... More >>

Southern DHB Staff Recognised for Good Ideas

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 2:20 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB today (Wednesday 4 November 2015) announced the five winners of its 2015 Southern Innovation Challenge, including the Grand Winner. More >>

National Patient Safety week at Southern DHB

Tuesday, 3 November 2015, 1:56 pm | Southern District Health Board

This week Southern DHB is joining with the Health Quality & Safety Commission and other DHBs to celebrate Patient Safety Week. More >>

Entire clinical services block has now been tested

Friday, 23 October 2015, 4:49 pm | Southern District Health Board

Further test results from intensive swabs taken yesterday, were received today. No further areas returned positive results – which is very good news. More >>

Further test results received

Friday, 23 October 2015, 8:53 am | Southern District Health Board

Following today’s announcement that traces of asbestos had been discovered in the clinical services block at Dunedin Hospital further results were received this afternoon. More >>

Asbestos found during routine testing at Dunedin Hospital

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 11:46 am | Southern District Health Board

Routine testing for asbestos at Dunedin Hospital has identified a number of areas with positive surface swab results, however air testing has been negative. “The wellbeing and safety of staff, patients and visitors at Dunedin Hospital is a priority,” ... More >>

 

 

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