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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

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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Actrol team gets creative to support mental health

Jun 23, 2022

“Everyone knows someone, or can relate to someone, who has experienced a mental health issue.” David Roff is quick to summarise why he and his Actrol colleagues dedicated their fund-raising…

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New partnership aims to ease ED pressure and help patients access care in Invercargill

Jun 22, 2022

An innovative pilot programme led by WellSouth Primary Health Network, in partnership with Southern DHB’s Southland Hospital, will help patients get the urgent care they need while reducing pressure on…

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