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Our vision

The South Island Alliance enables the regions five DHBs to work collaboratively to develop more innovative and efficient health services than could be achieved independently.

Our vision is a sustainable South Island health and disability system – best for people, best for system. The Alliance is focused on keeping people well and providing equitable and timely access to safe, effective, high-quality services, as close to people’s homes as possible.

By using our combined resources to jointly solve problems, we are better positioned to respond to changes in the technology and demographics that will have a significant impact on the health sector in the coming years.

Together we will be able to achieve better health outcomes for the people of the South Island.

Best for People Best for System Outcomes Framework

Our vision is a sustainable South Island health system focused on keeping people well and providing equitable and timely access to safe, effective, high quality services, as close to people's homes as possible.

 

The Southern Cancer Network quarterly update
Keep up-to-date with news on regional activity across the cancer programme, with the Southern Cancer Network newsletter for February 2017.
Healthy lifestyle information for Pacific...
Samoan and Tongan communities can now access healthy lifestyle information in their own language, with the recently translated BeSmarter tool.
Conversations that Count Day
With Conversations that Count Day 2017 fast approaching, now is the time to start thinking about how to encourage people to talk about and plan for their future and end-of-life care.

 

 

How is healthcare going to look in the future?

Check out the display from the recent HiNZ conference that charts a patient journey through the health system, benefitting from some of the South Island Alliance innovations along the way, including Health Connect South, SI PICS and ERMS. Click here to read the article and to get contact details to view the display at Canterbury DHB's design lab.