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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 >>

DHB Candidate to Attend Cannabis Forum At Dunedin Hospital

Thursday, 29 August 2013, 2:24 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern District Health Board candidate Julian Crawford will be attending a public forum on Cannabis at the Dunedin Hospital on Friday August 30. More >>

Ronald McDonald Family Room approved for Southland Hospital

Friday, 16 December 2011, 10:35 am | Southern District Health Board

An onsite haven for families with sick children at Southland Hospital has been approved, in an exciting new partnership that will be of huge benefit to the local community. More >>

Southern DHB Stands by Authenticity of Review

Monday, 28 March 2011, 5:45 pm | Southern District Health Board

Brian Rousseau, CEO of Southern DHB, has confirmed that a desktop review of Emergency Department attendances at Lakes District Hospital did take place and found that the majority of patients could have been treated by a GP. More >>

Public Meeting on Wakatipu Health Services Proposal

Thursday, 17 March 2011, 1:57 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern District Health Board (DHB) Chief Executive Officer Brian Rousseau is inviting the Wakatipu community to a public meeting on 6 April to hear the facts about Southern DHB’s proposal for an Integrated Family Health Centre in their community. More >>

Southern DHB Calls for Calm

Wednesday, 16 March 2011, 10:13 am | Southern District Health Board

Brian Rousseau, CEO of the Southern DHB, has described the recent views publically expressed by the Wakatipu Health Trust and by the Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) as irresponsible and disappointing in relation ... More >>

Southern DHB’s Southland Quarter Health Targets

Friday, 27 August 2010, 11:36 am | Southern District Health Board

Southern District Health Board’s (DHB) Southland – based services have ranked top DHB in the country for the number of two year olds fully immunised, according to the quarter four results of the government’s key priority health targets for ... More >>

Otago and Southland Seasonal Influenza Update

Thursday, 12 August 2010, 4:14 pm | Southern District Health Board

The Southern DHB is now seeing increasing levels of influenza like illness in the community, however these rates are consistent with most other winter seasons. More >>

 

 

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