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Health Improvement Practitioner has a big impact in a short time

Wednesday 21 April 2021

There’s no doubt that WellSouth Health Improvement Practitioner, Rachael Bentley, is a welcome addition to the practice team in East...

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Southern general practices keen to be part of the COVID-19 vaccine programme: WellSouth survey

Thursday 08 April 2021

General practices across the Southern region want to help deliver COVID-19 vaccinations to patients and whānau, according to a...

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Renewed partnership between Southern rūnaka and health authorities underscores shared dedication to equity

Monday 15 March 2021

An agreement that provides the foundation for bringing the health aspirations of Māori to life in Southern New Zealand is...

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Trainee GPs begin training programme in Southern

Sunday 28 February 2021

February marks the start of the new academic year for the RNZCGPs, three-year General Practice Education Programme (GPEP), with 14...

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WellSouth launching new primary care service in Invercargill   

Monday 15 February 2021

WellSouth launching new primary care service in Invercargill Supporting general practices, their patients and whānau in Invercargill,...

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Long-term conditions programme helps patient be more involved in own health care

Thursday 24 December 2020

Retired serviceman Hemi Martin is not one who wants any added attention, but the extra support and care he receives...

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10 Practices Join the Health Care Home Programme

Wednesday 23 December 2020

Over 53,000 more patients in the Southern region are set to benefit from the Southern Health Care Home programme, as...

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WellSouth call centre supporting general practices to meet smoking cessation targets

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Working on behalf of general practices in its primary health network, WellSouth is reaching out to patients who smoke, offering...

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Clutha Health First ramps up patient portal use

Monday 14 December 2020

More hard-work than hard-sell, Clutha Health First used a simple but effective approach to growing patient portal usage, adding more...

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Perseverance despite a pandemic: WellSouth Annual Report 2020

Thursday 12 November 2020

COVID-19 features large, but WellSouth Primary Health Network and general practice have made progress supporting primary health care...

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