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News Releases


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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Low-Cost Food & Transport Map resource extended to support the Central Otago community

Wednesday 22 June 2022

WellSouth Primary Health Network has expanded their online Low-Cost Food & Transport Map resource to cover Central Otago.Available on the...

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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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