Southern District Health Board - Latest News [Page 1]

More accessible healthcare on the way for Southern district

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 2:26 pm | Southern District Health Board

More accessible and integrated healthcare on the way for the Southern district New strategy and action plan launched with public meetings More >>

Public Health South urge the public to ‘Keep their Cool’

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 3:35 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB’s Public Health team are urging the public to ‘Keep their Cool’ during this spate of very hot weather. More >>

Layla Hehir Receives Leadership Award For Pop-up Simulation

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 11:37 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB Registrar, General Surgery, Layla Hehir has become the recipient of the 2017 Open for Leadership Award for her patient safety in-situ pop-up simulation programme, with a focus on deteriorating patients. More >>

Southland children benefit from Countdown Kids Appel

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 11:52 am | Southern District Health Board

Southland Hospital Children’s Services received a massive $87,829 from the Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal today, following a three-month fundraising effort from Countdown staff, customers and suppliers around the country. More >>

Refitted dental clinic provides a more convenient experience

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 12:28 pm | Southern District Health Board

Flexibility is the theme of Southland Hospital’s refitted dental clinic which can be used to treat patients of all ages and levels of ability. More >>

Smokefree South’s 12 Days of Smokefree Christmas

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 2:33 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB Smokefree team are going festive again this year with another version of the 12 days of Christmas! This year, to encourage people to stop smoking the team have created 12 posts which will be posted daily on the Smokefree South Facebook ... More >>

Improving communication access the focus at Southern DHB

Friday, 24 November 2017, 11:58 am | Southern District Health Board

Dunedin Southern DHB Speech Language Therapy staff are next week banding together to create a more accessible health service for all our patients and their whānau. The Giving Voice Aotearoa Week of Action is running between 27 Nov and 1 Dec in Dunedin, ... More >>

Online calculator to help refugees with immunisation

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 10:44 am | Southern District Health Board

The proposal for an online immunisation catch-up calculator for immigrant or refugee children to bring them in line with the New Zealand schedule has seen Southern DHB’s Jillian Boniface and Leanne Liggett win a national innovation award and $8000 grant. More >>

Southern DHB gets behind Patient Safety Week

Monday, 6 November 2017, 12:43 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB is getting behind Patient Safety Week this week (5- 11 November). With the theme of medication safety, during the week Southern DHB patients are being encouraged to ask clinicians questions about their medication including: What is my medicine ... More >>

More help for parents and whānau to stop smoking

Friday, 3 November 2017, 4:00 pm | Southern District Health Board

Media Release Friday 3 November 2017 Southern DHB is making it easier for patients and whānau who smoke and want to stop to access nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) packs. A new initiative at Dunedin Hospital offers parents/caregivers who smoke nicotine ... More >>

Southern DHB and WellSouth hosting open forums

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 9:21 am | Southern District Health Board

Healthcare services in Otago and Southland are likely to be delivered differently in the future and members of the public are invited to have their say about how they’d like to see primary and community health services configured across the district ... More >>

Southern DHB Tautoko Te Wiki o Te Reo

Friday, 8 September 2017, 9:19 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB is getting behind Māori Language week -Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori (11 – 17 September) again this year, with a host of celebrations and events planned to help staff improve their understanding and enjoyment of Māori language and culture. More >>

Pacific Ladies Taking the Lead in Cervical Screening

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 1:29 pm | Southern District Health Board

It’s Cervical Screening Awareness Month and Southern DHB is celebrating that 81.3% of the Southern District’s Pacific Island women have been screened. More >>

Southern DHB to launch ‘Hello my name is’ campaign

Monday, 28 August 2017, 8:52 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB to launch ‘Hello my name is’ campaign The simple act of introducing yourself is the inspiration behind the ‘Hello my name is’ campaign, being launched by Southern DHB today, in an effort to better connect with patients. The ‘Hello ... More >>

Mumps cases in Dunedin

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 9:06 am | Southern District Health Board

Public Health South is issuing notice to healthcare providers and the public of a mumps outbreak after 12 confirmed cases have been reported in the Dunedin area since the last week of July. Most of the cases of suspected mumps have been notified ... More >>

Update on fire at Wakari Hospital's Ward 9A

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 5:02 pm | Southern District Health Board

All staff and patients are safe and well following a small fire this morning at Ward 9A at Wakari Hospital. The fire was discovered at approximately 10am by staff, who immediately extinguished the blaze. The fire department and St John Ambulance attended ... More >>

Fire extinguished at Wakari Hospital’s Ward 9A

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 12:06 pm | Southern District Health Board

Staff contained and extinguished a small fire in a room at Ward 9A at the Wakari Hospital site at approximately 10am this morning. More >>

EOC still in place at Southern DHB

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 8:00 pm | Southern District Health Board

EOC still in place at Southern DHB in response to central Dunedin boil water notice More >>

Patients encouraged to Sit Up, Get Dressed, and Keep Moving

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 11:16 am | Southern District Health Board

The ‘Sit Up, Get Dressed, and Keep Moving’ initiative to get patients out of their pyjamas and up and out of bed kicks offtomorrow at Southern DHB. More >>

Review of Southern DHB urology service offers advice

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 2:37 pm | Southern District Health Board

An external review of Southern DHB’s urology service has offered “strong, practical suggestions for the future”, says Southern DHB CEO Chris Fleming. More >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL