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Southland’s REACH Team Celebrates 5th Birthday and No Waiting List!
Health & Fitness, News
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Health & Fitness, News
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Southland’s REACH Team Celebrates 5th Birthday and No Waiting List!

News Desk - Nov 04, 2020

A service that provides community based rehabilitation helping Southlanders to recover and make the transition back to their daily lives after hospitalisation is celebrating not only its…

Senior Doctors Encourage Junior Colleagues with Research Prize Symposium
Health & Fitness, News
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Health & Fitness, News
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Senior Doctors Encourage Junior Colleagues with Research Prize Symposium

News Desk - Nov 01, 2020

Southern DHB’s surgical consultants are encouraging excellence and improvement in the region’s junior doctors, by hosting a research prize day that showcases and acknowledges their work. The…

SDHB Medical Officer of Health Urges Southern 15-30 year olds to Have FREE Catch-Up Measles Vaccination
Health & Fitness, News
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Health & Fitness, News
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SDHB Medical Officer of Health Urges Southern 15-30 year olds to Have FREE Catch-Up Measles Vaccination

News Desk - Oct 31, 2020

Southern DHB’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr Susan Jack is calling on young people aged 15 to 30 years who haven’t been immunised for measles to make…

Reports Show How Alcohol Impacts Southern DHB Emergency Departments
Community, Health & Fitness
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Community, Health & Fitness
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Reports Show How Alcohol Impacts Southern DHB Emergency Departments

News Desk - Oct 25, 2020

Reports released by Southern DHB have found almost 1 in 25 patient attendances to Southern DHB Emergency Departments are alcohol related. Data from 24 months of electronic…

Southerners Urged to Maintain Health and Hygiene Precautions and Get a Test if Unwell
Covid-19, Health & Fitness
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Covid-19, Health & Fitness
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Southerners Urged to Maintain Health and Hygiene Precautions and Get a Test if Unwell

News Desk - Oct 22, 2020

With the long weekend coming up Southern DHB’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr Susan Jack is urging Southerners to maintain important health and hygiene precautions including being…

Stroke Professionals Call For Friends & Whānau To Act Fast To Save Lives
Health & Fitness, News
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Health & Fitness, News
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Stroke Professionals Call For Friends & Whānau To Act Fast To Save Lives

News Desk - Oct 19, 2020

Two health professionals who work with stroke patients in Southland are encouraging people to be proactive when they recognise stroke symptoms, rather than in hindsight regret what…

New Zealand’s Ubiquitome Signs NIH RADx Contract United States (NIH)
Health & Fitness, News
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Health & Fitness, News
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New Zealand’s Ubiquitome Signs NIH RADx Contract United States (NIH)

News Desk - Oct 08, 2020

New Zealand-based Ubiquitome is ramping up production of its mobile, real-time (RT) PCR technology with funding from the United States’ National Institutes of Health (NIH) Rapid Acceleration…

Southlanders with Stroke Symptoms Urged to Overcome Stoicism and get to Hospital FAST
Health & Fitness, News
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Health & Fitness, News
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Southlanders with Stroke Symptoms Urged to Overcome Stoicism and get to Hospital FAST

News Desk - Oct 05, 2020

Southland Hospital’s Clinical Director of Medicine, Dr Prosen Ghosh is urging Southlanders to recognise the signs of a stroke and to overcome their natural stoicism so they…

Brain Injury and Stroke Survivor Publishes Book
Health & Fitness, News
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Health & Fitness, News
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Brain Injury and Stroke Survivor Publishes Book

Aimee Wilson - Sep 30, 2020

Linzi Turner is ready for some interesting feedback now that her book “Are our superfoods silently killing us?” has been published. But she’s totally expecting people to…

Free Public Lecture on How to Keep a Healthy Heart
Health & Fitness, News
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Health & Fitness, News
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Free Public Lecture on How to Keep a Healthy Heart

News Desk - Sep 28, 2020

Southlanders are invited to attend another free public lecture on one of the most common health issues facing people in our community – how to keep a…