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Tag: Southern District Health Board

Southerners with Cold/flu Symptoms Urged to get Tested
Health & Fitness, News
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Health & Fitness, News
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Southerners with Cold/flu Symptoms Urged to get Tested

News Desk - Nov 13, 2020

With new community cases of COVID-19 in Auckland, Southern DHB’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr Michael Butchard is reminding Southerners to get tested if they have any…

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…

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…

Southland Hospital’s new MRI Scanner Ready for Patients
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Southland Hospital’s new MRI Scanner Ready for Patients

News Desk - Sep 30, 2020

Southland Hospital’s new $2 million MRI scanner is now in place and ready to scan its first patients today (Wednesday 30 September), Southern DHB Chief Executive Chris…

Southland Hospital to Receive New MRI Scanner
Health & Fitness, News
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Health & Fitness, News
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Southland Hospital to Receive New MRI Scanner

News Desk - Aug 14, 2020

Southland Hospital’s aging MRI scanner is to be removed and replaced by a new $1.6million scanner, believed to be the first of its kind in New Zealand.…

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…

Grieving Family Feeling Let Down After Losing Mother
Community, Funeral Notices
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Community, Funeral Notices
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Grieving Family Feeling Let Down After Losing Mother

Aimee Wilson - May 17, 2020

Almost a month after they lost their mother during Level 4 lockdown, Jodi and Mike Conway still want answers, after feeling let down by the health system.…

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…