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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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