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Southern Families to Benefit from Free Chicken Pox Vaccine

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 10:36 am | Southern District Health Board

Good news for families living in the Southern District: from 1 July children aged 15 months and 11 years of age will be able to access the varicella (chicken pox) vaccination free of charge. More >>

Southern DHB celebrating International Midwives Day

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 3:53 pm | Southern District Health Board

Tomorrow is International Midwives Day and Southern DHB is recognising and celebrating the work of its midwivesfor their important contribution to the health and well-being of mothers and babies at every point of maternity care. More >>

Southern DHB encouraging staff to have the flu vaccination

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 2:56 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB has launched its flu campaign and is encouraging its staff to take up the offer of a free influenza vaccination to protect themselves, their patients their colleagues, their families and their friends. More >>

People Encouraged to ‘Get Talking’

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 1:44 pm | Southern District Health Board

Staff, patients and residents across the Southern Region are being encouraged to ‘get talking’ tomorrow for Conversations that Count Day. The national day aims to raise awareness about Advance Care Planning amongst the general public and encourage ... More >>

Cardiology telemedicine clinic launches in Dunstan Hospital

Monday, 6 March 2017, 11:20 am | Southern District Health Board

Cardiology patients in Central Otago will save time, money and hundreds of kilometres of travel thanks to a new telemedicine clinic between Dunstan Hospital and the Southern District Health Board. The virtual clinic means that in many instances patients recovering ... More >>

Chris Fleming appointed Chief Executive for Southern DHB

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 10:56 am | Southern District Health Board

The Nelson Marlborough Health Chief Executive had been seconded to the role of interim Chief Executive at Southern DHB since September, while the Commissioner team undertook an extensive recruitment process to fill the role. More >>

Southern DHB prepared for junior doctors strike tomorrow

Monday, 16 January 2017, 5:08 pm | Southern District Health Board

New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association (NZRDA) has confirmed members will take strike action from 7am Tuesday 17th January until 8am Friday 20th January 2017. More >>

Alliance South announces Community Health Council members

Friday, 16 December 2016, 2:32 pm | Southern District Health Board

Local communities, whānau and patients will have an even stronger voice within the health system, thanks to a newly appointed Community Health Council in the Southern district. More >>

End of year update on Dunedin Hospital redevelopment

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 4:59 pm | Southern District Health Board

The Southern Partnership Group (SPG) is pleased with progress towards having an Indicative Business Case, with a shortlist of options for the redevelopment of Dunedin More >>

Southern DHB celebrates Māori immunisation rates

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 3:34 pm | Southern District Health Board

A collaborative approach across the whole health sector has proved successful in closing the gap in immunisation rates between Māori and the total population in the Southern district, and the high overall levels of protection against preventable ... More >>

The Smokefree South 12 days of Christmas!

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 1:50 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB Smokefree team are going festive by celebrating with their own version of the 12 days of Christmas! More >>

Southern DHB staff preparedness helps good cause

Monday, 28 November 2016, 3:35 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB staff are putting foodstuffs from their household preparedness kits to a good use this Christmas. More >>

Southern DHB opens dedicated Education Centre

Monday, 28 November 2016, 12:02 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB opens dedicated Education Centre Simulation suites, which can be set up to replicate operating theatre or an emergency department resuscitation bay, are a feature of a purpose built education centre opened at Southland Hospital today. ... More >>

Radiology Systems Project aims to improve access

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 1:20 pm | Southern District Health Board

Increased access to radiology imaging is high on the agenda for the Southern DHB following a round of discussion forums with staff, general practitioners and secondary care clinicians across the district over the past two months. More >>

Southern DHB Annual Plan focuses on ‘whole of system’ care

Monday, 21 November 2016, 4:03 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB’s 2016/17 Annual Plan has now been approved, outlining the DHB’s commitments to delivering the government health priorities and targets. More >>

Winners of the 2016 “Southern Innovation Challenge”

Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 5:10 pm | Southern District Health Board

More patients requiring carpel tunnel syndrome release surgery will benefit from streamlined surgery and less waiting times following the announcement of the winner of the 2016 “Southern Innovation Challenge.” More >>

New MRI scanner to help bring improved health outcomes

Monday, 7 November 2016, 4:55 pm | Southern District Health Board

Patients can expect faster scans and better quality images with the installation of a new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner at the Dunedin Hospital in the coming weeks. More >>

Waitaki District Health Services review complete

Monday, 7 November 2016, 2:33 pm | Southern District Health Board

All recommendations from the joint review of Waitaki District Health Services undertaken by Southern DHB (SDHB) and Waikati District Health Services Ltd (WDHS) to explore how best to provide sustainable health services for the Waitaki community have been ... More >>

Southern DHB gets behind the ‘Switch to Water’ campaign

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 3:35 pm | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB is getting behind the New Zealand Dental Association’s (NZDA) ‘Switch to Water campaign,’ by encouraging both staff and patients to swap sugary drinks for water. More >>

Success of Southern DHB diabetes telemedicine clinic

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 3:19 pm | Southern District Health Board

1 November 2016 Success of Southern DHB diabetes telemedicine clinic featured at health informatics conference More >>

 

 

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