Tag: Southern District Health Board

Life Expectancy Cut in ‘Unacceptable’ Southern DHB Urology Treatment
Community, News
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Community, News
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Life Expectancy Cut in ‘Unacceptable’ Southern DHB Urology Treatment

News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

A Southland man is facing terminal cancer after major delays in treatment at Southern District Health Board. The DHB has been forced to apologise to four urology…

Charity Hospital Floated For Southland
Community, News
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Community, News
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Charity Hospital Floated For Southland

News Desk - Sep 11, 2019

A plan to develop a charity hospital in Southland is being launched tonight. The plan was first floated by Southland farmer Blair Vining, and his wife Melissa.…

Report On Bowel Cancer Diagnosis Delays Finds Southland ‘inter-service warfare’
Community, Health & Fitness
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Community, Health & Fitness
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Report On Bowel Cancer Diagnosis Delays Finds Southland ‘inter-service warfare’

News Desk - Jul 28, 2019

Bowel cancer patients in Southland have suffered unacceptable waits of months - and even years in some cases - to get diagnosed because of major failures at…

Southern DHB Playing ‘Russian Roulette’ With Lives – Midwife
Community, Southland
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Community, Southland
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Southern DHB Playing ‘Russian Roulette’ With Lives – Midwife

News Desk - Jun 21, 2019

A baby was born in a car park outside Lumsden Maternity Centre last night, sparking fresh calls for better maternity services in the area. Former midwife Nicky…

Lumsden Maternity Centre Downgrade: Committee Delays Decision On Investigation
Community, Southland
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Community, Southland
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Lumsden Maternity Centre Downgrade: Committee Delays Decision On Investigation

News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

The Health Select Committee has delayed a decision on whether to investigate the downgrade of the former Lumsden Maternity Centre. The Southern District Health Board announced in…

Decision To Not Front Lumsden Meeting ’embarrassing’, MP says
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Decision To Not Front Lumsden Meeting ’embarrassing’, MP says

News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

The Ministry of Health and Southern District Health Board decision not to meet with Southland midwives today has been described as a slap in the face. The…

Immunisation Week: Are You Up To date?
Community, News
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Community, News
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Immunisation Week: Are You Up To date?

News Desk - May 01, 2019

It’s Immunisation Week and Southern District Health Board is encouraging everyone to ensure their whole family is up to date with immunisations. “The theme of Immunisation week…

Southern DHB Calling Patients To Re-Book Postponed Appointments
News
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News
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Southern DHB Calling Patients To Re-Book Postponed Appointments

News Desk - Jul 02, 2018

Southern DHB is phoning patients to reschedule appointments now that the New Zealand Nurses Organisation has withdrawn its strike notice for Thursday 05 July. "The majority of…

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