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Nau mai, haere mai. Welcome to WellSouth.

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

New Board Appointees for WellSouth

Nov 8, 2022

Two new appointments were confirmed at the WellSouth Board of Trustees meeting today (Tuesday 08 November).Nurse Practitioner Nicky Burwood has been elected the board’s new nursing representative, while Dr Keri…

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Readying for the health system of the future: WellSouth Annual Report 2021-2022

Nov 8, 2022

WellSouth made an even more significant contribution to the health sector response to the Covid global pandemic in the 2021-2022 financial year and continued to support the delivery of routine…

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Community is key: Southland general practices attracting and keeping trainee doctors

Oct 17, 2022

Southland general practices are proving popular training grounds for new doctors, as eight, second-year GP trainees are continuing to train and work in the region – three in Te Anau,…

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