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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

Covid-19 testing sites to be established in Invercargill and Dunedin

Dec 4, 2021

Adding capacity and improving accessibility, WellSouth primary health network is establishing Covid-19 testing centres in Dunedin and Invercargill. The centres will supplement swabbing services already provided by general practices and…

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Investment in programmes and services key feature for WellSouth for 2020/21: Annual Report

Nov 9, 2021

Greater access to well-being support in primary care, balancing Covid-19 testing along with delivery of the vaccine, improving long-term conditions support, and a continued commitment to equity are among…

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Join Health Care Home - final opportunity for Southern general practices 

Oct 29, 2021

Practices interested in joining the Southern Health Care Home programme are encouraged to get in touch with the Health Care Home team at or on 021 279 8907…

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