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South Island paramedics given best tool for the job16 Mar 2021

St John paramedics across the South Island have been given direct access to key patient information via HealthOne’s Shared Care Record View. This is a secure record that stores patient health information, including GP records, prescribed medications and test results. From this month, paramedics are now able to use their portable electronic devices to access […]

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Step forward in quality improvement project for children with Type 1 diabetes25 Feb 2021

The five South Island DHBs have implemented a management database as part of a quality improvement project for children with Type 1 diabetes. Supported by the South Island Alliance Child Heath Service Level Alliance, the Diabetes Patient Management System (DPMS) collects patient data and provides benchmarking for Australasian quality improvement reporting. Dr Martin de Bock, […]

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South Island VOICES survey results released10 Dec 2020

Results from the first South Island survey of bereaved people have been released by the South Island Alliance Palliative Care Workstream (PCW). Over 500 people from around the South Island gave their views on the quality of care provided by health services during the last three months of their partner, relative or friend’s life, for […]

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We are passionate about collaboration

The alliance approach gathers clinicians, managers, sector stakeholders and consumer advocates, to collaborate on specific topics. We focus on sharing ideas and implementing initiatives across the South Island.

Our activities range from the introduction of multi-million dollar information systems, gathering more robust data, to rolling out training for a new model of care.