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News Releases

GP MRI programme improving access to diagnostics and treatments in Southern

Tuesday 14 March 2023

GP MRI programme improving access to diagnostics and treatmentsPatients with knee, lower (lumbar) or upper (cervical) spine have faster access...

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New Southland general practice enrols 3000 patients in first seven months

Friday 10 March 2023

One of Southland’s newest general practices has reached a significant milestone: West Invercargill Health has enrolled over 3000 patients just...

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New Pou Tōkeke Population Health Pharmacists work to support health providers in Otago and Southland

Thursday 09 March 2023

Health professionals returning to the motu to support communities and whānau WellSouth is bolstering its clinical pharmacy team with more...

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Health Improvement Practitioners hit the road with new promotional campaign

Tuesday 17 January 2023

Health Improvement Practitioners hit the road with new promotional campaignMaking more people aware there is free mental health and well-being...

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Malcolm Street Covid-19 community testing centre closing 16 December

Friday 02 December 2022

Community testing and RAT collection shifting to Dunedin Immunisation Centre After one year, thousands of PCR tests administered...

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New Board Appointees for WellSouth

Tuesday 08 November 2022

Two new appointments were confirmed at the WellSouth Board of Trustees meeting today (Tuesday 08 November).Nurse Practitioner Nicky Burwood has...

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Readying for the health system of the future: WellSouth Annual Report 2021-2022

Tuesday 08 November 2022

WellSouth made an even more significant contribution to the health sector response to the Covid global pandemic in the 2021-2022...

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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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