Eileen Goodwin

Disease more prevalent in Southland

Disease more prevalent in Southland

Health conditions such as asthma and hypothyroidism affect many people in our communities. Eileen Goodwin talks to people about how these conditions affect their lives.

Proving cerebral palsy is no barrier to achievement

Proving cerebral palsy is no barrier to achievement

Health conditions, such as asthma and hypothyroidism, affect many people in our communities. Eileen Goodwin talks to people about the impact these conditions have on their lives.

Fear of blindness wake up call for diabetic

Fear of blindness wake up call for diabetic

Health conditions, such as asthma and hypothyroidism, affect many people in our communities. Eileen Goodwin talks to people about how these conditions affect their lives.

Man arrested over Dunedin stabbing

Man arrested over Dunedin stabbing

A man has been arrested after an apparent booze-fuelled Boxing Day stabbing in Dunedin.

Two seriously injured at Five Rivers

Two seriously injured at Five Rivers

Emergency services are still at the site of a serious crash at Five Rivers in Southland.

Lucy arrives late, for Christmas Day

Lucy arrives late, for Christmas Day

Newborn Lucy Hobson seemed determined to bide her time for a bit to arrive on Christmas morning.

Good attendance at church services

Good attendance at church services

Almost every member of the Knox Church congregation was brought up to the altar during the Christmas service yesterday to re-enact the nativity scene.

No turkey on hospital menu this year

No turkey on hospital menu this year

In a break with tradition, the Southern District Health Board is not serving turkey on Christmas Day this year. Health reporter Eileen Goodwin catches up with Dunedin Hospital head chef Kostya Cherkun as he prepares for the big day.

Hospital problems being fixed: board

Hospital problems being fixed: board

The poor condition of parts of Dunedin Hospital highlighted in official documents released yesterday by a Labour MP are being dealt with, the Southern District Health Board says.

Senior doctors critical of Xmas message

Senior doctors critical of Xmas message

An animated video clip depicting the chief executive as a dancing Christmas elf has reportedly ''stunned'' some doctors at the Southern District Health Board.