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Are you okay? Are you worried about someone else?

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 4:40 pm | WellSouth

Life can be tough, and we often have to deal with lots of challenges and changes. In these tough times it can be hard to see the positives in life or have any hope. However WellSouth have some options that may be able to help you. More >>

Worried about medications in your breastmilk?

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 4:57 pm | WellSouth

Pharmacists are often the most accessible medication expert for families, and they are in the prime position to help women to continue to breastfeed even if they need to take medications. The health promotion team at WellSouth has been working on a ... More >>

WellSouth programmes to be presented to World Congress

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 11:25 am | WellSouth

Health programmes developed and implemented by the Health Promotion Team at WellSouth Primary Health Network have been accepted for presentation at the World Congress of Public Health. Programmes that will be presented include; GoodYarn, Breastfeeding ... More >>

Local food and drink retailers promoting eating guidelines

Monday, 28 November 2016, 12:37 pm | WellSouth

It’s common knowledge that eating nutritious food is good for both our physical and mental health, can increase our productivity, and optimise our childrens’ development. The health sector can encourage the public to eat better and to choose healthier ... More >>

Dunedin rugby clubs promote healthy culture

Friday, 21 October 2016, 3:40 pm | WellSouth

Several rugby clubs have received recognition from Southern DHB and WellSouth for their commitment to creating a healthy culture within their club. More >>

Connect, Communicate & Care on World Suicide Prevention Day

Friday, 9 September 2016, 11:12 am | WellSouth

Whanau, friends and colleagues are being urged to “Connect, Communicate and Care” with those they think may be at risk on World Suicide Prevention Day. More >>

WellSouth Recognised for Farming Mental Health Programme

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 5:07 pm | WellSouth

Southern Primary Health Provider WellSouth has been recognised at TheMHS Awards (The Mental Health Services Awards) in Auckland this morning. More >>

Struggling to find health information you can trust?

Monday, 11 July 2016, 11:40 am | WellSouth

There is growing evidence that reading high quality self-help books can help people understand, manage and improve their health and readers in Otago and Southland really appear to be helping themselves! WellSouth’s Books On Prescription Programme has ... More >>

WellSouth Success with Health Target

Friday, 27 May 2016, 12:15 pm | WellSouth

WellSouth Primary Health Network is helping more people in Otago and Southland quit smoking than ever before. Ministry of Health results were released today showing the southern region has moved from a ranking of 32 at 1 January 2015 to second place ... More >>

Mosgiel Preschool is getting behind World Smokefree Day

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 4:52 pm | WellSouth

Arthur Burns Preschool has recently participated in the Little Lungs – Pūkahukahu Iti programme and are going the extra mile promoting the message “Keep your car and home Smokefree” to their families. More >>

Oamaru Kindergartens getting behind Smokefree May

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 1:32 pm | WellSouth

Kindergartens that have recently participated in the Little Lungs – Pūkahukahu Iti programme are going the extra mile promoting the message “keep your car and home smokefree” to their families. More >>

Invercargill Community Event: Type 2 Diabetes Education

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 1:47 pm | WellSouth

WellSouth Primary Health Network is offering community education for residents of Invercargill and the surrounding region with Type 2 Diabetes. More >>

Patagonia Chocolates Cafes Go Smokefree

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 12:06 pm | WellSouth

Leading the pack, Southern Lakes business Patagonia Chocolates is making their four cafes Smokefree inside - and out. More >>

A New iPhone App to Help Breastfeeding Mums

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 4:56 pm | WellSouth

Following the success of a website and android app promoting public places in Otago and Southland where women are supported to breastfeed, a free iPhone app has been created. More >>

Wellsouth Welcomes Southern DHB Commissioner's Plan

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 2:41 pm | WellSouth

WellSouth has welcomed the Southern DHB Commissioner's Plan released today. It notes the focus on a strong health system reinforces WellSouth’s strategy to promote good health for the region’s people by building a strong primary health network. More >>

Wellsouth Initiative Reduces Patient Travel to Hospital

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 2:27 pm | WellSouth

An initiative by WellSouth has saved almost 50 southern district residents trips to hospital by providing intravenous Cellulitis drugs at their local medical centres. More >>

Statement from Ian Macara, CEO of WellSouth

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 1:26 pm | WellSouth

The Trustees and Management of WellSouth are aware that the Southern District Health Board has been approached to consider the potential of establishing a second PHO in our district. More >>

 

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