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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

Dunedin Covid Testing Centre hours extended

Jul 13, 2022

WellSouth have extended the opening hours of the Covid community testing centre at 5 Malcolm Street in Dunedin as of yesterday.The hours of operation are now 9.30am to 5.30pm, 7…

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Preparing for a second wave of Covid-19

Jul 11, 2022

As predicted earlier in the year, we are currently seeing a second wave of Covid-19 cases in our Southern communities.As we come into the peak of the flu season, Covid-19…

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Nurse prescribing programme helping primary care nurses do more for their patients

Jun 27, 2022

More South Island-based primary care nurses will be able to prescribe routine medications to patients thanks to a new training initiative supported by WellSouth.The South Island Registered Nurse Prescribing in…

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