Eileen Goodwin

Brain scans planned for Dunedin Study

Brain scans planned for Dunedin Study

The Dunedin Study will benefit from a powerful MRI machine installed at a new imaging unit in the city.

Fleming returning to SDHB

Fleming returning to SDHB

An experienced health board chief executive has been seconded to run the Southern District Health Board for six months.

MP hits back at health changes claim

MP hits back at health changes claim Dunedin North MP David Clark disagrees with a claim that a legal requirement to consult the public on major health changes in the South has been fulfilled.

New assessment unit idea

New assessment unit idea

Southland Hospital physicians have proposed a new medical assessment unit to deal with increasing demand in the emergency department of the Invercargill hospital.

Indian interest in SDHB contract

A business in India has expressed early interest in providing the Southern District Health Board's cleaning and orderly services.

Deficit better than expected

The commissioner team at the Southern District Health Board is celebrating a better-than-expected deficit figure.

'Abusive' driver aims car at cyclists

'Abusive' driver aims car at cyclists

Four cyclists had to take evasive action in Dunedin last night when an "abusive'' male driver aimed his vehicle at them.

For sale: blasts from the past

For sale: blasts from the past

It's hammer time for Craig Kenton's "iconic'' collection of 1980s ghetto blasters.

Risk seen in hospital plan

Risk seen in hospital plan

Having too wide a mix of patients in a hospital ward will increase the risk of complications, Dunedin Hospital ear, nose and throat specialist Martyn Fields says.

Hospital rebuild 'exciting opportunity'

Hospital rebuild 'exciting opportunity'

The rebuild of Dunedin Hospital is an "exciting opportunity'' for changing health services but for now it is "business as usual'', Southern District Health Board commissioner Kathy Grant says.