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

Southern touch to nurse programme

Feb 26, 2024

The South’s first nurse prescriber programme is celebrating its two-year milestone with 50 graduates and no signs of slowing down. Te Waipounamu Registered Nurse Prescribing in Community Health programme was…

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0800 VIRUS-19 line closes, ending an era

Dec 18, 2023

The WellSouth COVID call centre, which opened in 2020, officially closed this month, another milestone to mark the end of the pandemic response. Up until Thursday 7 December, the Southern…

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Finding the right care this summer

Dec 18, 2023

With many visitors traveling to popular hot spots in the summer holidays – including Wanaka, Queenstown, Central Otago, the Waitaki valley, Fiordland and our wonderful coastal holiday spots, WellSouth, the…

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