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South Island Stroke Webinar 202118 Oct 2021

The 2021 South Island Stroke Study has been cancelled due to COVID restrictions and replaced with a one-hour webinar. Click the flyer image below for more information and the video link to join on the day:

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Delivering virtual health care a positive experience29 Sep 2021

Dr Michelle Downie has been using telehealth since the beginning of the pandemic last year and says delivering health care remotely has exceeded her expectations. “I was initially unsure if I could do it successfully, but after a good six months of using telehealth consistently, I found there were only a couple of follow up […]

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The First 1000 Days: A South Island Report21 Sep 2021

The First 1000 Days Report was published in September 2018 and developed by Community and Public Health (Canterbury DHB) with the South Island Public Health Partnership as part of the Partnership’s contribution to the Hauora Alliance*. The report includes a handy summary document, comprehensive report and appendices (links below). The report sets out to provide […]

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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.