Southern District Health Board has released preliminary
costings for the physio pool upgrade it claims will cost up
to $1 million.
The swims that transformed paraplegic Jim Duncan's life after
a devastating cycling crash will end if the physio pool
closes in December.
Funding the influenza vaccine for older people is worth the
cost, despite its lower effectiveness in that demographic,
Auckland University Immunisation Advisory Centre director Dr
Nikki Turner says.
Hard work has turned around the fortunes of the Taieri
Dramatic Society, departed president Irene Mosley says.
District health boards have no control over plans to give
their patients ''cheaper, fattier mince'', because that is
what the Minister of Health presumably wants, Southern DHB
member Richard Thomson says.
Telecommunication infrastructure provider Chorus declined to
attend a public meeting held in Outram last night to discuss
the area's slow internet connection speed.
Dunedin designer Simone Montgomery won the supreme award at
the Hokonui Fashion Design Awards, but will be keeping her
day job as a nurses' union organiser.
Small-spending stalwart Cr Hilary Calvert has emerged an
unlikely champion of the Dunedin City Council stepping in to
save the city's physio pool.
Dunedin physio pool users will have to pay the cost if they
want to keep the pool open.
Nearly a month after he went public complaining about a lack
of help at home following a heart attack, life has improved
for Cliff Rodger.
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