Dunedin Hospital has lost the right to train orthopaedic
surgeons for the coming year, prompting a warning that
surgical trainees may have to go elsewhere.
All but one Otago GP practice has agreed to provide free
consultations to children under 13, WellSouth Primary Health
Network chief executive Ian Macara says.
The increasingly fraught tension between New Zealand's
competing military, intelligence, and trade objectives was a
focus of the University of Otago's 50th annual Foreign Policy
School at the weekend. Eileen Goodwin reports.
Joining the war on terror ended up compromising New Zealand's
good name, investigative journalist Jon Stephenson believes.
The Trans Pacific Partnership is a ''geopolitical contest''
between the United States and China, University of Auckland
law professor Jane Kelsey says.
Entering a court can be daunting for just about anyone, but
carries more confusion and risk for those with an
The Southern District Health Board commissioner will still be
figuring out who she can trust and what her role entails,
University of Otago health systems authority Prof Robin Gauld
The Office of the Ombudsman plans to investigate the Ministry
of Justice over its refusal to release information relating
to Dunedin's courthouse.
Claims have emerged that Southern District Health Board
leaders were shouted at and bullied by officials in
Wellington, and forced to undertake an accounting trick to
make the books look better.
The Southern District Health Board's new commissioner, Kathy
Grant, will receive $1400 for each day she spends sorting out
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