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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.

 

Service desk teams get together to talk shop
Clinical information systems across the South Island are talking to each more than ever before, and now the people behind them are too.
Improving cancer services through a consumer voice
A consumer voice brings diverse experiences and insights into health care planning – helping to ensure services meet the needs of the public...
A decade of Walking in Another's Shoes
Ten years ago, a local initiative to support rest home staff was introduced to help improve wellbeing and enhance care for residents with dementia. Today, it’s transforming dementia care in facilities throughout the country...

 

 

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.