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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Southern DHB is phoning patients to reschedule appointments now that the New Zealand Nurses Organisation has withdrawn its strike notice for Thursday 05 July.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NZNO Strike Notice Withdrawn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New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has withdrawn strike notice for Thursday 5 July.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 >>

Southern DHB taking part in challenge to get patients up

Monday, 16 April 2018, 4:03 pm | Southern District Health Board

A 70 day challenge to support and encourage more patients to get up out of bed, dressed and moving as quickly as possible, when safe to do so kicks off at Southern DHB tomorrow (Tuesday 17 April). More >>

Hepatitis A in Oamaru update

Friday, 13 April 2018, 6:36 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB has complete testing for Hepatitis A amongst the children and staff associated with Edna McCulloch Kindergarten in Oamaru - with three further cases of the virus detected out of more than 55 individuals checked through blood testing ... More >>

Southern DHB prepares to launch National Bowel Screening

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 1:35 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB prepares to launch National Bowel Screening Programme The countdown to the Southern launch of the National Bowel Screening Programme is well and truly underway. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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