Eileen Goodwin

Campaign to save physio pool

Campaign to save physio pool

The pool that has benefited thousands of people now needs the public's help.

Mobility scooter rider serious after crash

Mobility scooter rider serious after crash

An elderly man is in a serious condition after his mobility scooter collided with a truck at the intersection of Gordon Rd and Bush Rd in Mosgiel this afternoon.

Pathologists signal pullout over pay

Pathologists signal pullout over pay

Dunedin pathologists who conduct coronial postmortems have signalled they may pull out of the service, the Ministry of Justice confirmed yesterday.

Positives in meals outsourcing - report

Positives in meals outsourcing - report

The money invested in Dunedin Hospital's kitchen in recent years was not analysed in a report out this week giving the green light to outsourcing, its author says.

Missing tramper found

Missing tramper found

A missing  tramper in the Fiordland area has been found safe and well today.

Kitchen job losses outlined

Kitchen job losses outlined

Up to 20% of hospital kitchen jobs in the South could be lost if a proposal to outsource southern hospital kitchens goes ahead.

Hospital fund cut disparity warning

Hospital fund cut disparity warning

A proposed 5% funding cut by the Southern District Health Board for its rural hospitals will affect some areas more than others, Clutha Health First chief executive Ray Anton says.

Real change coming: caregiver

Real change coming: caregiver

The caregiver behind the equal pay case that has shaken the aged care sector has seen her hourly pay rate go up by less than $5 during 23 years in the same job.

Telemedicine cuts down kilometres and costs

Telemedicine cuts down kilometres and costs

Central Otago child diabetes patients are being saved thousands of kilometres of travel because of a remote medicine clinic run from Dunedin Hospital.

Board discusses suicide conundrum

The high proportion of suicide victims who had contact with the mental health service in the year before their death was discussed at a recent Southern District Health Board meeting.