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Southern DHB Diagnostic Testing - Southland

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Southland Hospital's Diagnostic Testing Department provides specialised inpatient and outpatient diagnostic procedures in the fields of cardiology, respiratory, sleep, gastroenterology and vascular medicine.

Services include:

  • Cardiology: Electrocardiogram (ECG); Ambulatory ECG; Event Monitoring; Exercise Tolerance Testing; Head-up Tilt-Table Testing; Echocardiography; Ambulatory Blood Pressure; and Pacemaker evaluation.
  • Respiratory: Spirometry, Full Pulmonary Function Testing, Methacholine Challenges; Hypertonic Saline; Asthma Exercise; ENO Studies; and Mantoux testing.
  • Sleep: Sleep Studies; CPAP and BiPAP treatment
  • Gastroenterology: Ambulatory pH Monitoring
  • Vascular: ABI Studies

Referral Expectations

Referrals for diagnostics tests must come either via your general practitioner, private specialist or hospital specialist.  Self referral is not accepted.


Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

Contact Details

First Floor, Main Hospital
Kew Road
Southland 9812

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Street Address

First Floor, Main Hospital
Kew Road
Southland 9812

Postal Address

Southland Hospital
PO Box 828
Invercargill 9840

This page was last updated at 9:55AM on March 15, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB Diagnostic Testing - Southland.