Dunedin Hospital Redevelopment
Southern DHB, in consultation with the Ministry of Health and Southern Partnership Group, is currently reviewing options for the redevelopment of Dunedin Hospital to ensure it is fit-for-purpose and meets the current and future needs of our region.
Interim Works Programme
A programme of re-fit and upgrade projects is underway to ensure clinical service continues while the longer term redevelopment of Dunedin Hospital is planned and carried out (based on an estimated 7-10 year time frame).
Safety in Our Building Works: Minimising Risk of Disease and Infection
Southern DHB’s Infection Prevention and Control Team works closely with our Building and Property Team as part of all building work at Southern DHB, to make sure we minimise the risk of disease and infection potentially generated during any construction and maintenance activities on all DHB premises.
Part of this includes minimising dust production, which can harbour pathogenic bacteria and fungi. Methods to minimise the risks include: