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Southern DHB gets behind NZ Safety Week

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 12:13 pm | Southern District Health Board

This week (24-30 November) is Safety Week. The main areas of focus are alcohol and sport and recreation activities focusing on keeping people safe over the summer period, and highlighting the change in the blood alcohol limit for driving from 1 December. More >>

Southern Patients encouraged to respond to survey

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 10:49 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB is encouraging people to respond to a new survey asking for feedback on their stay in hospital. A random selection of people in the Southern DHB region who spent at least one night in hospital from 3 to 16 November have been sent an ... More >>

Innovative Staff Battle it out at Southern DHB

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 12:54 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB is challenging its staff once again to come up with innovative ideas to improve health service delivery. This year sixteen applications will be judged in the Southern Innovation Challenge, a competition designed to give DHB staff the ... More >>

Southern DHB raising awareness on World Prematurity Day

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 3:18 pm | Southern District Health Board

Staff from Dunedin Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit will be raising awareness on World Prematurity day on Monday 17 November. More >>

Patients Happy with Southern DHB Experience

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 10:02 am | Southern District Health Board

Results released today reveal that patients are happy with their experience of Southern DHB hospital services. More >>

Southern DHB Celebrates First Patient Safety Week!

Monday, 3 November 2014, 9:54 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB Celebrates First Patient Safety Week! Southern DHB continues to bring patient safety to the forefront as it celebrates the first ever “National Patient Safety Week” (3 – 9 November). The national event is being co-ordinated by the ... More >>

“Ladies Losing locks” for Children’s Hospital Appeal

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 12:11 pm | Southern District Health Board

The Dunedin Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal is "coming to a head," again at Dunedin Hospital on Friday 31 October with a "ladies losing locks" Shave off. The Appeal, now in its eighth year, has raised nearly $7 million for the 10 children’s hospitals ... More >>

Stoptober – Halfway through

Friday, 17 October 2014, 11:54 am | Southern District Health Board

New Zealand’s first national stop smoking campaign Stoptober is halfway through, and to date just over 5,000 people across the country have heard the campaign’s call to action and signed up to the website www.stoptobernz.co.nz . More >>

Southern DHB celebrates National Anaesthesia Day

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 4:50 pm | Southern District Health Board

Anaesthetists across New Zealand are urging smokers scheduled for surgery to “stop before the op” as part of National Anaesthesia Day tomorrow (October 16), organised by the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. More >>

Dunedin ICU Staff Celebrate Patient Safety Milestone

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 1:56 pm | Southern District Health Board

Staff at Dunedin Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are celebrating 1,000 days with no Central Line Associated Bacteraemia (CLAB). CLAB is a blood stream infection caused by central line catheters which can lead to longer hospital stays and associated ... More >>

Southern DHB releases strategic plan for public consultation

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 11:30 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB releases strategic plan for public consultation Southern District Health Board is releasing a draft 10-year district-wide strategic health services plan, asking staff, health providers and the general public for their input into its most ... More >>

Reminder to Southern Women to be Breast Aware

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 5:49 pm | Southern District Health Board

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Southern DHB is encouraging women in the Southern District to be Breast Aware More >>

Southern DHB introducing a District wide Palliative Care Mod

Friday, 3 October 2014, 10:15 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB is introducing a District wide Palliative Care Model which means the referral process for palliative care will be the same at Southland Hospital as Dunedin Hospital. More >>

Southern DHB kicks off Awareness Campaign

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 1:58 pm | Southern District Health Board

This week sees the launch of a Southern DHB campaign to help the general public understand the options available to them if they are unwell and to ensure they get the right care in the right place at the right time in the right place. More >>

Te Kākano Nurse-Led Clinics begin

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 11:35 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern nurse-led health clinics are being piloted thanks to Ministry of Health funding (Te Ruinga - spreading proven innovations) combined with Southern DHB and Southern PHO support. “Everybody is extremely excited that we have been given the ... More >>

Southern DHB reminding staff to “Get Ready”

Monday, 22 September 2014, 1:16 pm | Southern District Health Board

This week is Ministry of Civil Defence Emergency Management “Get Ready Week” and Southern DHB is asking staff if they’re ready in the event of a disaster. More >>

First graduates to “Walking in Another’s Shoes” porgramme

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 2:48 pm | Southern District Health Board

World Alzheimer’s Day - 21st September 2014: Southern DHB Celebrating first graduates to “Walking in Another’s Shoes” training programme More >>

Stoptober 2014 - the biggest stop-smoking challenge ever

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 3:07 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB urging people to sign up for Stoptober 2014 - the biggest stop-smoking challenge ever More >>

Southern DHB Celebrates World Physiotherapy Day

Monday, 8 September 2014, 2:48 pm | Southern District Health Board

Today is World Physiotherapy Day with this year’s theme being “Movement for Life,” highlighting physiotherapist’s key role in promoting full participation by people with injury, chronic disease or disabilities to help them fulfill their potential. More >>

Southern DHB to benefit from new E-Incident Management

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 3:28 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB welcomes the commencement of work on a new electronic incident management system for South Island DHBs; a project which promises to improve patient safety outcomes and support a reduction in all types of risk for DHB patients, staff and ... More >>

 

 

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