Southern DHB

Find out about Southern DHB – where to find a GP and other health services, how Southern is performing against national health targets, and more.

Southern map.

Southern DHB is based in Dunedin, and covers the bottom of the South Island, including Fiordland, Queenstown, Oamaru and Invercargill.

It has a population of 319,200 people. Read more about Southern’s population.

Southern DHB received $818.3 million in funding in 2016/17.*

Funding increases as a result of growth over the last 3 years were as follows:

  • $29.9 million in 2016/17
  • $11.6 million in 2015/16
  • $13.7 million in 2014/15.
Funding growth
  Southern increase National increase
2016/17 3.79% 3.74%
2015/16 1.50% 2.41%
2014/15 1.81% 2.47%

*This only includes devolved funding from the Ministry. Visit Funding for more information.

DHB annual planning

Every year the DHB develops, updates and publishes on their website (see link below) a number of key annual planning documents such as their Annual Plan and Regional Service Plan.

Southern DHB contact details
Postal address Private Bag 1921
Dunedin 9054
Street address Dunedin Hospital
201 Great King St
Dunedin
Phone (03) 474 0999
Fax (03) 474 7025
Email contactus@southerndhb.govt.nz
Website http://www.southerndhb.govt.nz
YouTube http://www.youtube.com/southerndhb

 

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