Useful resources

Who we are and a few of our recent achievements

For an overview of the Alliance – who we are, what we do, how we work and what we’ve achieved – view here

 

Finalists in Health Improvement awards

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.

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.  

We are providing quarterly update reports on progress.

Quarterly updates for 2016-17:

Quarter One

Quarter Two

Quarter Three

 

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

http://www.hqsc.govt.nz/

Reducing Harm From Falls (Video clips):  http://www.hqsc.govt.nz/our-programmes/reducing-harm-from-falls/publications-and-resources/

  • Preventing falls in hospitals
  • Staying safe on your feet at home
  • Preventing falls in an aged residential care facility


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.  

 

Child Health

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: