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Useful websites

This page is under development. We will be providing more information for local people over the coming months.

Southern District Health Board

CCS Otago

Dunedin Council of Social Services

Otago Nurse Education

SDHB Vaccine Preventable Disease Vaccinator Documents

National Health Organisations

Alzheimers Society

Arthritis New Zealand

Asthma Foundation

Cancer Society

Diabetes New Zealand

Epilepsy New Zealand

Halberg Trust

Heart Foundation

Health & Disability NGO Working Group

Kids Health

Royal New Zealand Plunket Society

Residential Care Line

Stroke Foundation of New Zealand

SPARC (Sport & Recreation New Zealand)

Palliative Care

Otago Community Hospice

Hospice New Zealand

Hospice Southland

Patient / Consumer Advocacy

The Health & Disability Commissioner

The Disabled Persons Assembly

Age Concern

Government Websites

Ministry of Health

The Ministry's home page is at

The Ministry's primary care page is at

The Ministry's Health e-news newsletter is at

Maori Health

Health Improvement and Innovation Resource Centre

Mental Health Commission

Strengthening Families

Professional Bodies

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners

The Medical Council of New Zealand

The New Zealand Medical Association

Te ORA, or Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa

The Maori Medical Practitioners Association of Aotearoa

The Nursing Council of New Zealand

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The National Council of Maori Nurses

College of Nurses Aotearoa (NZ)

The Goodfellow Club

e-Based education for nurses


Mental Health Counselling Services 

Family Mental Health Service