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WellSouth is the Primary Health Network for the Southern locality, responsible for the delivery of primary health care and supporting general practice teams in Otago and Southland.

Our aim is to support people to look after themselves, promote healthy environments and help provide care, and support access to care, where and when it’s needed.



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Latest News at WellSouth

WellSouth introduces new Pasifika and Māori scholarship for medical students

Nov 22, 2023

This year, WellSouth, the primary health organisation for Southland and Otago, has launched its annual WellSouth Primary Care General Practice Award 2023, in partnership with the University of Otago, honouring…

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Southerners being encouraged to plan around fifth wave

Nov 16, 2023

As New Zealand moves through its fifth wave of Covid-19 with related deaths on the rise, WellSouth is reminding the Otago and Southland community about how to stay well, to…

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Seeking input into suicide prevention planning

Oct 31, 2023

WellSouth, the Primary Health Organisation (PHO) for Otago and Southland, is seeking input to help draft the Southern Suicide Prevention Action Plan 2024 – 2027. The Southern Suicide…

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