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No further meningococcal cases in Wanaka

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 3:47 pm | Southern District Health Board

Public Health South is pleased to report that there have been no further cases of meningococcal disease in Wanaka since the eradication programme was completed at Mt Aspiring College. More >>

Be aware of bacterial gastroenteritis

Friday, 23 September 2016, 12:38 pm | Southern District Health Board

Public Health South has started to see an increase in bacterial gastroenteritis across the district and is reminding the public of the importance of practicing good hand hygiene. More >>

Southern Māori Health Plan focuses on wellness

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 3:17 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB and WellSouth have announced a “milestone for Māori health”, with the finalising of the Southern Māori Health Plan 2016/17. More >>

Movement to next stage of Dunedin Hospital redevelopment

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 3:43 pm | Southern District Health Board

The Southern Partnership Group has welcomed the approval from the Ministers of Health and Finance to progress to the next stage of the redevelopment of Dunedin Hospital. More >>

Southern district health providers move to shared records

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 11:34 am | Southern District Health Board

The move to a shared patient records system in hospitals, GPs and pharmacies across the Southern region is being hailed as step toward better care for patients. More >>

Day Activity Centres Annual Art Exhibition

Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 1:47 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southland residents will soon be treated to an array of unique and original artworks including mixed media, paintings, drawings, stone carvings, leatherwork and sculptures at this years’ Day Activity Centres annual art exhibition held in the Community ... More >>

Second case of meningococcal disease confirmed in Wanaka

Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 11:07 am | Southern District Health Board

A Mount Aspiring College senior student, who was admitted to Christchurch Hospital on 11 September, is being treated for meningococcal disease. The year 12 girl presented at Aspiring Medical Centre with symptoms on Sunday morning and was transferred to ... More >>

Southern DHB deputy commissioner ends term

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 11:17 am | Southern District Health Board

Commissioner Kathy Grant was appointed in June 2015, with her term initially intended for a 15 month period. She appointed three deputies, including Christchurch-based emergency medicine specialist Angela Pitchford to support her. More >>

Cervical screening: Fifteen minutes could save your life

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 11:26 am | Southern District Health Board

It’s an easy area to ignore but this September, Southern women are being urged to have a cervical screening if it’s due or overdue as part of Cervical Screening Awareness Month. More >>

Maternity Services Project kicks off this week

Monday, 29 August 2016, 11:35 am | Southern District Health Board

Over the next few weeks women, midwives, primary facility providers and other community providers of services, which support primary maternity services will have the chance to have their say about how best to provide sustainable primary maternity services ... More >>

Keep ED for emergencies only

Friday, 26 August 2016, 10:36 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB is experiencing a winter peak with an increase in Emergency Department presentations, resulting in a higher than usual demand for clinical care across its hospitals. More >>

Dunedin Hospital celebrates 150th Anniversary

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 4:59 pm | Southern District Health Board

Long-serving and retired employees will have a chance to share their fond memories and proudest work moments when the Southern District Health Board marks the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Dunedin Hospital on the Great King Street site ... More >>

Southern DHB continues steady progress on Health Targets

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 11:38 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB Chief Executive Carole Heatly says the latest results show the DHB is making consistent gains to achieve the Ministry of Health goals for health boards. More >>

Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal Launch in Dunedin

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 12:55 pm | Southern District Health Board

Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal Launch at Dunedin Hospital Tomorrow Dunedin Hospital staff and patients will be celebrating the launch of the Countdown Kids 10th Hospital Appeal tomorrow. The Appeal helps children like Carter by raising money for much ... More >>

Appointments made for Dunedin Hospital redevelopment

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 11:05 am | Southern District Health Board

The Southern Partnership Group (SPG) has appointed Jacobs in partnership with CCM Architects and Johnstaff to undertake hospital services planning work needed to inform the development of an Indicative Business Case for the redevelopment of Dunedin Hospital. More >>

Southland patient the face of Countdown Kids 10th Hospital A

Monday, 1 August 2016, 3:32 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southland Hospital staff and patients will be celebrating the launch of the Countdown Kids 10th Hospital Appeal tomorrow, with Southland patient Liam Parsons the face of the campaign this year. More >>

Southern DHB Supporting Breastfeeding at Work

Monday, 1 August 2016, 10:13 am | Southern District Health Board

It’s World Breastfeeding Week this week and the theme this year is ‘A Key to Sustainable Development.’ More >>

Strategic Services Plan for Dunedin Hospital redevelopment

Monday, 11 July 2016, 2:12 pm | Southern District Health Board

The Southern Partnership Group has released the Strategic Services Plan, which is the first formal document completed as part of the redevelopment of Dunedin Hospital. More >>

Southern DHB get behind Māori Language Week

Monday, 4 July 2016, 12:27 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB is getting behind Māori Language week -Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori (4 – 10 July) again this year, with a host of celebrations and events planned to help staff improve their understanding and enjoyment of Māori language and culture. More >>

The Mobile Surgical Unit helps people off the waitlist.

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 12:51 pm | Southern District Health Board

Surgeons and Anaesthetists from Southern DHB spent four days of last week working on the Mobile Surgical Unit that was located in Oamaru and Balclutha. More >>

 

 

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