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News Releases


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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Southern general practices voice support for the Covid-19 vaccination programme with full page ads in community papers

Tuesday 19 October 2021

Southern general practices are putting their collective voices behind the Covid-19 vaccination campaign with an open letter to the public...

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Agreement signing and new name mark next step for Invercargill primary health care partnership

Thursday 30 September 2021

The new Invercargill primary care partnership is taking a major step forward with a new name and the official signing...

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