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Emma Wyeth Joins WellSouth Board Of Trustees

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 10:56 am | WellSouth

  A respected hauora Māori and health system researcher, educator, and prominent member of southern Ngāi Tahu communities is joining WellSouth Primary Health Network’s Board of Trustees as a mana whenua representative. Associate Professor ... More >>

Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) Available Across The District, Most Collection Sites In The Country

Friday, 11 March 2022, 12:02 pm | WellSouth

Southerners have more options for accessing rapid antigen tests than anywhere else in the country, with collection sites throughout the district. From Stewart Island to Oamaru, there are 50 locations across Southland and Otago where residents can ... More >>

Covid Infections: Most People Will Be Able To Self-manage At Home

Thursday, 24 February 2022, 11:37 am | WellSouth

While Covid cases are rising across the country, and faster in Southern than many other places, WellSouth medical director Dr Carol Atmore says that residents and students should be assured the majority of people who get Covid will be able to safely ... More >>

Struggling to find health information for young people?

Friday, 5 October 2018, 1:47 pm | WellSouth

Struggling to find credible and trustworthy health information for young people? Visit: To increase access to high quality health information for our children and young people, WellSouth Primary Health Network is pleased to ... More >>

Dunedin focussing on the five ways to wellbeing

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 5:21 pm | WellSouth

Mental Health is everyone’s business! Dunedin focussing on the five ways to wellbeing this Mental Health Awareness Week. More >>

Opportunities for all this Mental Health Awareness Week

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 5:20 pm | WellSouth

“Connecting with the one another is an important aspect of keeping yourself well, and the Mental Health Awareness Week planning committee have ensured that there is an opportunity for all to nourish their Te Taha Hinengaro (mental health)” says ... More >>

Celebrate being smokefree in Invercargill this Smokefree day

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 11:51 am | WellSouth

New Zealand is moving closer to being smokefree and this World Smokefree Day is the perfect time More >>

Astonishing Resilience

Monday, 22 January 2018, 1:05 pm | WellSouth

The resilience and positivity of former refugee families in Dunedin has astonished the WellSouth team. In a recent vegetable gardening competition the size and quality of the gardens, and quantity of produce was incredible. More >>

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 >>





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