Junior Doctors Strikes: District Health Boards Pay More Than $19m For Cover
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Junior Doctors Strikes: District Health Boards Pay More Than $19m For Cover

News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

Strikes by junior doctors this year have cost district health boards more than $19 million and there's no end in sight. Members of the Resident Doctors Association…

Measles and MMR Vaccination in NZ: The Facts
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Community, Health & Fitness
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Measles and MMR Vaccination in NZ: The Facts

News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

An outbreak of measles in Canterbury has prompted huge demand for vaccinations, but what is the disease and how serious is it really? This Q&A explainer lays…

No Association Between MMR Vaccine and Autism
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Health & Fitness, News
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No Association Between MMR Vaccine and Autism

News Desk - Mar 06, 2019

A study by researchers from Statens Serum Institut (SSI) once again invalidates the claim that the MMR vaccine increases children’s risk of developing autism. The study results…

Tiwai Staff and Families Walking the Walk for ICC Surf to City
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Community, Health & Fitness
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Tiwai Staff and Families Walking the Walk for ICC Surf to City

Sports Hub - Mar 05, 2019

Hundreds of Tiwai staff and their families will take off the high vis and put on their running shoes, to take part in the annual ICC Surf…

Mental Health Advocate Mike King Wins New Zealander of the Year
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Health & Fitness, News
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Mental Health Advocate Mike King Wins New Zealander of the Year

News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Comedian turned mental health advocate Mike King has been crowned Kiwibank New Zealander of the year. Mr King is an outspoken advocate for changing attitudes toward mental…

Southern DHB Encouraging Everyone To Think Twice Before Taking Antibiotics
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Community, Health & Fitness
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Southern DHB Encouraging Everyone To Think Twice Before Taking Antibiotics

Editor - Nov 12, 2018

Southern DHB is getting behind World Antibiotic Awareness Week this week and encouraging people to think about how they may use antibiotics better. The DHB wants to…

Cervical Screening Awareness Month: Good friends and Whānau Save Lives
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Community, Health & Fitness
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Cervical Screening Awareness Month: Good friends and Whānau Save Lives

News Desk - Sep 05, 2018

It’s Cervical Screening Awareness Month and all Southern women who are due, overdue, or who have never had a smear test are urged to get tested. During…

Southern DHB Promotes Immunisation Throughout One’s Life
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Community, Health & Fitness
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Southern DHB Promotes Immunisation Throughout One’s Life

News Desk - May 08, 2018

Southern District Health Board (SDHB) is promoting the importance of immunisation throughout one’s life, including shingles and influenza immunisation for those aged 65 and older, and immunisation for…

Southern DHB Welcomes New Dunedin Hospital Site Announcement
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Health & Fitness, News
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Southern DHB Welcomes New Dunedin Hospital Site Announcement

News Desk - May 04, 2018

The site of the New Dunedin Hospital gives Southern DHB the flexibility to meet today’s healthcare challenges and the needs of future generations, Commissioner Kathy Grant says.…

Life-Saving Bowel Screening Programme Starts
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Health & Fitness, News
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Life-Saving Bowel Screening Programme Starts

News Desk - Apr 28, 2018

A bowel cancer survivor, the mayor of Dunedin and Southern DHB’s commissioner are among those encouraging everyone who is eligible to participate in the National Bowel Screening…