Who we are and a few of our recent achievements
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.
2016 APAC poster submissions
Below are the eight posters we entered into the 2016 APAC Forum poster competition. These posters highlight some of our recent improvement projects:
South Island Regional Health Services Plan
We are pleased the 2016-19 South Island Health Services Plan has been approved by the South Island Alliance Leadership Team, the five DHB Boards and the Minister of Health. We are now looking forward to implementing the Plan over the next 12 months. Click here to view the plan and see what we will be working on.
We will be providing quarterly updates on progress.
Work is also underway on implementing the longer term 2013-16 plan following agreement from the four South Island CEOs and the Minister of Health. The plan identifies the opportunities that will make a difference for our population and deliver changes that are best for people, best for system and lays out the Alliance's priorities and intended work for this year and in the longer term.
Quarterly updates for 2015-16:
South Island Alliance Charter
The Charter document outlines the commitments and the key principles members will follow as part of the Service Level Alliance Teams. Click hereto 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/
South Island Regional Training Hub
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.
Health of Older People
Links to a wide range of organisations and research relating to health of older people can be found on the Health of People page.
Public Health Partnership - SI Alliance Alcohol Harm Minimisation newsletter
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: