Our 2020-2023 South Island Health Services Plan identifies the opportunities that will make a difference and deliver change for our population that is best for people, best for system. It lays out the Alliance’s priorities and intended work for this year and in the longer term.
Our 2019-22 South Island Health Services Plan identifies the opportunities that will make a difference and deliver changes for our population that are best for people, best for system. It lays out the Alliance’s priorities and intended work for this year and in the longer term.
The Regional Outcomes and Equity Report 2018/19 brings together a range of data from various sources to measure performance against our South Island Alliance Outcomes Framework and priority focus areas (2018–21). The intention of the report is to establish a baseline dataset for regular reporting and update at regional level across a wide range of health specialties. It is also intended to assist with defining strategies and activities to address future activity and challenges, particularly in achieving equity.
The five South Island DHBs have agreed on a consistent regional approach towards the delivery of telehealth services – Telehealth Strategy for South Island DHBs (August 2019).
This document provides a summary of regional SLA and workstream achievements in 2017/18, opportunities in 2018/19, response to inequities, and identification of challenges or barriers to progress: Service Level Alliance, Workstream and Regional Activity updates
For an overview of the Alliance – who we are, what we do, how we work and what we’ve achieved – view here. This document was provided to the new Minister of Health, David Clark.
The South Island Alliance was proud to be a finalist in the 2016 Ko Awatea International Excellence in Health Improvement awards. The short video below was produced to support our entry.
The Charter document outlines the commitments and the key principles members will follow as part of the Service Level Alliance Teams. Click here to read the Charter.
Health Quality and Safety Commission
Reducing Harm From Falls (Video clips): http://www.hqsc.govt.nz/our-programmes/reducing-harm-from-falls/publications-and-resources/
SIRTH have a range of resources available on their page including South Island workforce data, information on post-graduate training opportunities, and links to related sites, articles and research.
Over three years, Child Health have commissioned a series of reports into the status and determinants of health of children and young people and the health of those with chronic conditions and disabilities in the South Island. The reports provide baseline data which health services can identify areas that need intervention and help guide us as we shape services.
Links to a wide range of organisations and research relating to health of older people can be found on the Health of People page.
This bulletin contains some great examples of initiatives South Island DHBs are putting in place to help reduce alcohol related harm and improve community wellbeing. It also provides an overview of the 2012 Liquor Act and suggests some further actions to improve health by reducing alcohol-related harm in the South Island. You can read the newsletter here: