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Tag: Southern District Health Board

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…

Site investigation for Bluff Playground
Bluff, News
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Bluff, News
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Site investigation for Bluff Playground

News Desk - Feb 20, 2020

Work to understand the possible impacts from historic fuel tanks which were once located on a Bluff playground will begin early next month.  The land, now home…

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…