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Second Anniversary for Southern DHB Bowel Screening Programme
Health & Fitness, News
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Health & Fitness, News
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Second Anniversary for Southern DHB Bowel Screening Programme

News Desk - Jun 22, 2020

Two years after its inception, the Southern DHB’s National Bowel Screening Programme has already detected 177 cases of bowel cancer across the district. A further 1267 people…

Government Aims To Slash DHBs In Overhaul Of Health System
Health & Fitness
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Health & Fitness
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Government Aims To Slash DHBs In Overhaul Of Health System

News Desk - Jun 16, 2020

District health boards will be slashed and new government health agencies created in a massive overhaul of the health system. The government has released its final Health…

The State Of Our Hospital Facilities: New Stocktake Paints Dire Picture
Health & Fitness, News
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Health & Fitness, News
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The State Of Our Hospital Facilities: New Stocktake Paints Dire Picture

News Desk - Jun 10, 2020

The closest ever look at the country’s hospitals reveals many intensive care units, operating theatres and emergency departments are in “poor or very poor” shape.The government is…

Elective Surgery Will Benefit From Health Funding Boost
Covid-19, Health & Fitness
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Covid-19, Health & Fitness
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Elective Surgery Will Benefit From Health Funding Boost

Aimee Wilson - May 14, 2020

Health funding of $78.9 million is heading south after the Budget 2020 announcement. Over four years this will provide the Southern District Health Board with an extra…

Being Well (and Famous) In The South
Covid-19, Health & Fitness
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Covid-19, Health & Fitness
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Being Well (and Famous) In The South

Aimee Wilson - May 04, 2020

A famous song from 1961 by The Tokens has made Invercargill’s WellSouth team YouTube stars. Making a Covid-19 dance video out of ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’ -…

DHBs Need to Prioritise Cancer Treatment – Cancer Society
Health & Fitness, News
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Health & Fitness, News
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DHBs Need to Prioritise Cancer Treatment – Cancer Society

News Desk - Apr 28, 2020

Up to 400 people could die from cancer if hospitals don't catch up quickly enough after the lockdown, the Cancer Society says. It was basing its analysis…

DHBs Take Outpatient Appointments Online
Covid-19, Health & Fitness
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Covid-19, Health & Fitness
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DHBs Take Outpatient Appointments Online

News Desk - Apr 27, 2020

District health boards say that by using digital technology, they have processed thousands of outpatient appointments that would have been cancelled during the lockdown. Waitematā has extended…

Southern DHB, Moving To Alert Level 3 & Beyond
Covid-19, Health & Fitness
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Covid-19, Health & Fitness
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Southern DHB, Moving To Alert Level 3 & Beyond

News Desk - Apr 25, 2020

Planning is now well underway for a return to more health care services, as we move from Alert Level 4 to Alert Level 3 next week Chris…

How Airlines Clean and Disinfect Their Planes
Covid-19, Health & Fitness
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Covid-19, Health & Fitness
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How Airlines Clean and Disinfect Their Planes

News Desk - Mar 21, 2020

Watch Sam Chui get the first-hand experience of how airliners are cleaned and disinfected between flights. Last week, I was shown by Etihad Airways how they clean…

First Invercargill Coronavirus Case Confirmed
Covid-19, Health & Fitness
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Covid-19, Health & Fitness
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First Invercargill Coronavirus Case Confirmed

News Desk - Mar 18, 2020

Ministry of Health has confirmed the first Invercargill case of Coronavirus, the person returned from overseas and has been quarantined. No need to panic, use common sense…