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News Releases


Emma Wyeth joins WellSouth board of trustees

Tuesday 12 April 2022

A respected hauora Māori and health system researcher, educator, and prominent member of southern Ngāi Tahu communities is joining WellSouth...

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South surpasses one million RAT tests distributed

Saturday 09 April 2022

More than one million Rapid Antigen Tests were distributed to the residents in Southern during March.There were 59, 174 orders...

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General practice survey supports sustainability

Thursday 07 April 2022

From Paul Rowe, WellSouth Practice Network Director:Since the end of January, WellSouth has surveyed general practices in Southland and Otago...

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Rapid antigen tests (RATs) available across the district, most collection sites in the country

Saturday 12 March 2022

Southerners have more options for accessing rapid antigen tests than anywhere else in the country, with collection sites throughout...

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Covid Infections: Most people will be able to self-manage at home. Support and care is available for people, particularly those who most need medical care

Thursday 24 February 2022

While Covid cases are rising across the country, and faster in Southern than many other places, WellSouth medical director Dr...

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Oamaru Covid-19 Community Based Testing Centre  - opens Saturday February 19  

Thursday 17 February 2022

Waitaki residents will have greater access to Covid-19 testing with the opening of Community Based Testing Centre on Saturday.No appointments...

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Covid Testing Centre opens in Invercargill

Wednesday 22 December 2021

Awarua Whānau Services and WellSouth Primary Health Network are partnering to ensure Covid-19 testing and vaccinations are even more...

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Covid-19 testing sites to be established in Invercargill and Dunedin

Saturday 04 December 2021

Adding capacity and improving accessibility, WellSouth primary health network is establishing Covid-19 testing centres in Dunedin and Invercargill. The centres...

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Investment in programmes and services key feature for WellSouth for 2020/21: Annual Report

Tuesday 09 November 2021

Greater access to well-being support in primary care, balancing Covid-19 testing along with delivery of the vaccine, improving long-term...

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Join Health Care Home - final opportunity for Southern general practices 

Friday 29 October 2021

Practices interested in joining the Southern Health Care Home programme are encouraged to get in touch with the Health...

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