WellSouth News Feed

Here's the latest news from WellSouth.
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News Releases

 

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

Monday 17 October 2022

Southland general practices are proving popular training grounds for new doctors, as eight, second-year GP trainees are continuing to train...

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Primary Care Nurses Advance their Skills

Wednesday 21 September 2022

The South Island are set to have twelve new community nurse prescribers by the end of October, just after the...

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Call for interest: WellSouth Board of Trustees - Nurse Representative and Community Representative

Monday 19 September 2022

Be part of making real impact in the health services for communities in Otago and Southland.WellSouth is seeking a nurse...

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Gore Medical Centre credentialled as a Health Care Home practice, First practice in Southern to receive accreditation

Thursday 01 September 2022

The Gore Medical Centre (GMC) is celebrating a milestone in primary care in Southern.GMC is the first general practice...

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Manaaki team calling Māori and Pasifika patients to support attending hospital appointments

Thursday 18 August 2022

WellSouth Primary Health Network and Te Whatu Ora Southern (Māori Health Directorate and Surgical Services & Radiology) are teaming up...

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Dunedin Covid Testing Centre hours extended

Wednesday 13 July 2022

WellSouth have extended the opening hours of the Covid community testing centre at 5 Malcolm Street in Dunedin as of...

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Preparing for a second wave of Covid-19

Monday 11 July 2022

As predicted earlier in the year, we are currently seeing a second wave of Covid-19 cases in our Southern communities.As...

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

Monday 27 June 2022

More South Island-based primary care nurses will be able to prescribe routine medications to patients thanks to a new training...

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Actrol team gets creative to support mental health

Thursday 23 June 2022

“Everyone knows someone, or can relate to someone, who has experienced a mental health issue.” David Roff is quick to...

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

Wednesday 22 June 2022

An innovative pilot programme led by WellSouth Primary Health Network, in partnership with Southern DHB’s Southland Hospital, will help patients...

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