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Southern DHB supporting Stop Pressure Injury Day

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 3:56 pm | Southern District Health Board

Pressure injuries can be a painful and unnecessary experience. Everyone in a caring role – both formal and informal – can play a part in helping to avoid them. To spread this message, Southern DHB is supporting International Stop Pressure Injury ... More >>

Consider becoming a Central Lakes Locality Network member

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 12:18 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB and WellSouth are calling for Expressions of Interest for the Central Lakes Locality Network (LN), giving residents the opportunity to influence the future of health care and health service delivery in the Queenstown, Wanaka and the Central ... More >>

Southern’s Heath Care Home expands

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 4:45 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern’s Heath Care Home expands further across the district with launch of programme’s second phase More >>

Southern Anaesthetists celebrating National Anaesthesia Day

Monday, 15 October 2018, 12:54 pm | Southern District Health Board

Visitors to Dunedin Hospital will be able to have a go at “ventilating a patient” using an intubation practice dummy for National Anaesthesia day tomorrow (Tuesday 16 October). More >>

Winners of Southern Innovation Challenge Announced

Monday, 24 September 2018, 10:28 am | Southern District Health Board

The Southern DHB will fund a feasibility study into the prospect of establishing community care cottages for people living with dementia in Central Otago, after the idea was named overall winner of the Southern DHB’s 2018 Southern Innovation Challenge. More >>

Working together to prevent suicide

Friday, 7 September 2018, 4:36 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB and WellSouth mark World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 encouraging connection and conversation to support vulnerable people in our communities Southern DHB and WellSouth, primary health network, are supporting the message of hope that marks ... More >>

Southern DHB celebrates national poetry day

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 11:29 am | Southern District Health Board

It’s National Poetry Day tomorrow and Southern DHB has teamed up with ‘Poems in the Waiting Room’ to celebrate. More >>

National Bowel Screening Programme making a difference

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 2:26 pm | Southern District Health Board

It's just four months since the National Bowel Screening Programme was launched in the Southern district, but it's already making a real difference to the lives of many residents and their families. More >>

Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal launch at Dunedin Hospital

Monday, 13 August 2018, 11:25 am | Southern District Health Board

Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal launch at Dunedin Hospital A gathering in the Whānau Room at Dunedin Hospital tomorrow will mark the launch of the 12th Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal for Otago. Thousands of Kiwi kids visit hospital wards each year, ... More >>

Southern DHB places emphasis on sustainable LMC workforce

Friday, 10 August 2018, 12:26 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB has released its final plan for its Integrated Primary Maternity System of Care with a strong emphasis on greater sustainability of the LMC midwifery workforce, as it seeks to provide greater support for women and their families across the district. More >>

World Hepatitis Day: Get tested, get treated

Monday, 30 July 2018, 3:00 pm | Southern District Health Board

Get tested, get treated – this is the message Southern DHB will be promoting again this year as part of World Hepatitis Day. More >>

Southern DHB prepares for NZNO strike - Thursday 12 July

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 11:51 am | Southern District Health Board

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants have voted to strike, significantly impacting services at Dunedin, Southland and Lakes District hospitals. More >>

‘Plan to be well this winter’ campaign kicks off

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 2:23 pm | Southern District Health Board

This is the message from Southern DHB and WellSouth as they launch their ‘Plan to be well this winter’ campaign. More >>

Southern DHB calling patients to re-book appointments

Monday, 2 July 2018, 6:17 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB is phoning patients to reschedule appointments now that the New Zealand Nurses Organisation has withdrawn its strike notice for Thursday 05 July. More >>

NZNO Strike Notice Withdrawn

Friday, 29 June 2018, 6:57 pm | Southern District Health Board

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has withdrawn strike notice for Thursday 5 July. NZNO and representatives for the country’s 20 DHBs reached an agreement this afternoon on a revised offer, which the nurses’ union is expected to take to its ... More >>

Southern DHB postponing surgeries, outpatient appointments

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 5:30 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB has begun contacting patients to postpone many elective surgeries and outpatient appointments in advance of the expected strike by New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) nurses, midwives and healthcare workers on Thursday 5 July. More >>

Southern Maternity System of Care Proposal

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 1:07 pm | Southern District Health Board

Statement concerning Southern Maternity System of Care Proposal from Lisa Gestro, Executive Director, Strategy, Primary and Community, Southern DHB: More >>

Southern DHB Charge Nurse Manager goes ‘above and beyond’

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 1:05 pm | Southern District Health Board

2018 has been an important year for Southern DHB’s Charge Nurse Manager Karen Kempin. As well as taking on a key role in getting Southern DHB ready for the launch of the National Bowel Screening Programme, she is also one of only four nurses in the country ... More >>

International Midwives Day Celebrated

Friday, 4 May 2018, 10:37 am | Southern District Health Board

With International Midwives day on 5 May, Southern DHB is taking the opportunity to celebrate midwifery and bring awareness of the importance of the work midwives do. More >>

Toxic algae still present in Waituna Lagoon

Friday, 20 April 2018, 3:26 pm | Southern District Health Board

Monitoring carried out by Environment Southland, on 16 April shows there are still high levels of the toxic algae planktonic cyanobacteria at Waituna Lagoon in Southland. More >>

 

 

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