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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 >>

Southern DHB refers disputed issue to Serious Fraud Office

Monday, 1 September 2014, 3:35 pm | Southern District Health Board

Following advice from forensic investigation firm Beattie Varley Limited, Southern District Health Board has referred the expenditure at the centre of its long running dispute with South Link Health to the Serious Fraud Office. The parties have been ... More >>

Southern women are urged to think about the ones they love

Monday, 1 September 2014, 12:52 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern women are urged to think about the ones they love this September and have a smear More >>

Southern Telemedicine Success

Monday, 16 June 2014, 1:43 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB’s trial of telemedicine to link the ISIS rehabilitation ward at Wakari Hospital in Dunedin to the Assessment Treatment and Rehabilitation (ATR) team at Southland hospital for Southland based patients has been a great success. More >>

Health careers programme starts in Dunedin

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 3:54 pm | Southern District Health Board

Twenty four Queens High School students will have the opportunity to view health professionals in their workplace and to experience a health agency work environment on Friday. More >>

Strategic plan to help shape services

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 1:22 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern District Health Board has begun developing a strategic plan to guide how the health sector delivers health and disability services to the community. “We need health services to be easier for patients to understand and smoother to travel ... More >>

Exterior sealing to be completed

Friday, 6 June 2014, 11:54 am | Southern District Health Board

Exterior sealing to be completed The Southern District health Board has approved further work on the programme to weather proof Dunedin Hospital Clinical Services Block. “We began the work last month and now have the go ahead to complete the ... More >>

Southern Mobile Oral Health Clinics Results meet Standards

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 5:15 pm | Southern District Health Board

Test results from the Southern District Health Board Mobile Oral Health Clinics have shown they meet workplace and environmental standards. More >>

Empowering Whānau to Quit Smoking

Monday, 26 May 2014, 12:05 pm | Southern District Health Board

World Smokefree Day - 31 May - Empowering Whānau to Quit Smoking The Government has goal of a Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025 meaning that less than five per cent of New Zealanders will smoke and tobacco will be difficult to sell and supply. World ... More >>

Pressure Eases On Dundedin Hospital

Friday, 23 May 2014, 3:08 pm | Southern District Health Board

One ward remains closed to visitors and admissions, while it is being used to isolate patients with vomiting and diarrhoea. The hospital is extremely busy, with patients being informed where elective surgery has been postponed. The public are being asked ... More >>

Oral health units removed from service as a precaution

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 4:47 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB has temporarily removed seven mobile oral health units from service as a precaution following high levels of formaldehyde detected in a Canterbury DHB mobile oral health unit of the same design. More >>

Praising our wonderful nursing staff

Friday, 9 May 2014, 11:13 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB nurses are being congratulated and praised even more than usual on Monday (May 12), as they celebrate International Nurses Day. More >>

DHB Staff Given Extra “Helping Hand” to Keep Patients Safe

Friday, 2 May 2014, 12:19 pm | Southern District Health Board

All 4,500 staff across Southern DHB will be given a helping hand to keep patients even safer this week, with efforts and activities underway to help them implement the five steps of hand hygiene as part of a World Health Organisation (WHO) global ... More >>

Southern DHB Celebrating International Day of the Midwife

Friday, 2 May 2014, 12:02 pm | Southern District Health Board

Monday (5 May) is International Day of the Midwife, a time to recognise and celebrate the profession of midwifery and the indispensable and critical role midwives play at every point of maternity care. More >>

Southern DHB Celebrating Immunisation Week

Monday, 28 April 2014, 11:44 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern District this week is celebrating Immunisation Week (28 April – 2 May) along with the rest of New Zealand and about 180 other countries and territories as part of a World Health Organization initiative. More >>

Suicide the topic for Chief Coroner and Mike King’s visit

Friday, 28 March 2014, 3:43 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB is bringing Chief Coroner Judge Neil MacLean and radio and TV celebrity Mike King to Invercargill, Dunedin and Oamaru in April to talk and listen to community agencies about suicide. More >>

 

 

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