Emma Brockie did not let the "wee hiccup'' of a trip to
Dunedin Hospital's emergency department stymie her plan to
talk about her often misunderstood medical condition.
The Otago Rural Support Trust has pulled out of a funding
collaboration with the Government because of lack of demand
from farmers for mental health support.
The senior manager overseeing a multimillion-dollar building
project at Dunedin Hospital has left for "family reasons'',
and a project manager has been "seconded'' from consulting
Dunedin South MP Clare Curran has called for the Compass
Group hospital food contract to be released, saying there is
high public interest in the controversial 15-year deal.
Meal monitors brought in after a run of complaints and
publicity about the new food service at Dunedin Hospital
finished their stint yesterday.
After training and working in palliative care in the
United States, David Butler is impressed with how New Zealand
provides the same service. Eileen Goodwin reports.
Dunedin barrister says he has a "simple'' solution to the
school ball after-party crackdown that has prompted schools
to can the long-anticipated events.
Since the "listening sessions'' at Southern District Health
Board, staff attitudes have started to shift, chief executive
Carole Heatly says.
Council is making a crucial decision today on whether to
accredit the Southern District Health Board to train intern
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