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Rollout of South Island Patient Administration Care System

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 2:50 pm | South Island Alliance

South Island patient administration system travels to the top of the south Nelson Marlborough Health has become the second South Island district health board (DHB) to move onto SI PICS, the South Island Patient Administration Care System. The move ... More >>

South Island health system closes information gaps

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 5:27 pm | South Island Alliance

Hospitals across the South Island will soon be sharing relevant patient health information electronically for the entire South Island population. More >>

262,248 school-aged NZ children will be overweight by 2025

Monday, 10 October 2016, 12:22 pm | South Island Alliance

• If current trends continue 262,248 school-aged children in New Zealand will be overweight or obese by 2025. • Tuesday 11 October is World Obesity Day and this year’s focus is on childhood obesity. • 11 October also marks the first day of ... More >>

Shared health information for over 800,000 people

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 4:00 pm | South Island Alliance

Four out of five South Island district health boards (DHBs) are now securely sharing relevant, electronic, patient health information, which means better, safer and more coordinated care for over 800,000 people. More >>

South Island DHBs join forces to tackle childhood obesity

Monday, 20 June 2016, 12:47 pm | South Island Alliance

The five South Island district health boards (DHBs) have agreed on a regional approach to address childhood obesity and meet the new Ministry of Health target, which comes into effect on 1 July. More >>

Conversations that Count Day 16 April 2016

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 11:42 am | South Island Alliance

It’s not too early to start thinking about your end-of-life care and treatment choices for the future. More >>

One million milestone for South Island electronic referrals

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 10:30 am | South Island Alliance

The one millionth electronic referral or request for specialist advice in the South Island was processed on 16 March. More >>

New Group Targets Child and Adolescent Diabetes Care

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 11:42 am | South Island Alliance

A new working group has been established which brings together a team of professionals from the South Island health sector with a focus on child and adolescent diabetes care. More >>

New Roles Support Earlier Dementia Diagnosis in South Island

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 11:56 am | South Island Alliance

The South Island Alliance’s Health of Older Peoples group (HOPSLA) has announced the recent appointment of two new part-time Primary Care Dementia Education Co-ordinator roles, a move which looks set to support improved diagnosis and quality of life for ... More >>

South Island wide project to reduce youth alcohol harm

Monday, 16 March 2015, 1:58 pm | South Island Alliance

Canterbury DHB part of South Island wide project to reduce youth alcohol harm 16 March 2015 More >>

South Island Alliance working collectively to cut costs

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 1:08 pm | South Island Alliance

South Island DHBs have saved over $4million through initiatives in facilities and maintenance. By working collaboratively through the South Island Alliance’s Support Services group, DHBs’ facilities and maintenance teams have implemented new technologies ... More >>

More SI Babies Experiencing "Unbroken Journey of Safe Sleep"

Friday, 5 December 2014, 9:24 am | South Island Alliance

As we mark Safe Sleep Day, more babies across South Island DHBs should have an ‘unbroken journey of safe sleep’ thanks to the introduction of the Safe Sleep Policy across South Island DHBs during the last 12 months. More >>

Dementia Care in South Going from Strength to Strength

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 10:00 am | South Island Alliance

World Alzheimer’s Day - 21st September 2014: Dementia Care in South Island Going from Strength to Strength More >>

New E-Incident Management Project Kicks into Action!

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 3:58 pm | South Island Alliance

Work has now commenced on a new electronic incident management system for South Island DHBs; a project which promises to improve patient safety outcomes and support a reduction in all types of risk for DHB patients, staff and visitors across the region. More >>

South Island Patient Information Care System Approved

Friday, 29 August 2014, 11:37 am | South Island Alliance

The South Island Alliance, a collaboration of the five South Island DHBs, is one-step closer to realising its vision for a more efficient and sustainable South Island health and disability system, as one of its core IT programmes has been signed off ... More >>

Sustainable DHBs good for health too

Monday, 21 April 2014, 2:58 pm | South Island Alliance

DHBs in the South Island are working together to address climate change and promote environmental sustainability to improve the health of current and future populations. More >>

Celebrating International Day of Older Persons

Friday, 27 September 2013, 12:49 pm | South Island Alliance

Organisations around the South Island are celebrating International Day of Older Persons on 1 October with events and activities recognising the importance of older people in our communities, as well as their needs. The South Island Alliance, a collaboration ... More >>