Eileen Goodwin

Goal of $1.4 million

A Broad Bay group plans to start fundraising to build a $1.4 million shared waterfront facility, Waterfront Inc chairman Richard Good, of Portobello, says.

Three on short-list for professorship

Three prospective professors of neurosurgery will be interviewed next month for the Chair in Neurosurgery at the University of Otago.

Doctors' pay blowout

Doctors' pay  blowout

Southern District Health Board hospital doctors' salaries were $865,000 over budget in February, despite a warning from DHB chairman Joe Butterfield to get them under control.

'Huge blow' if status lost

'Huge blow' if status lost

Losing World Heritage status as a possible consequence of the proposed Fiordland monorail would be a "huge blow for us all" , tourism operator Real Journeys said in a submission at the first day of a hearing in Te Anau yesterday.

No lack of effort in leisure marching circles

No lack of effort in leisure marching circles

It might be called leisure marching, but there will be no rest for the Nelson Silveraires after attending the annual national display in Dunedin at the weekend.

PHO told not to establish e-referral system: Bowers

PHO told not to establish e-referral system: Bowers

Southern Primary Health Organisation was advised not to introduce the electronic referral system which is now causing concern, and instead wait for the South Island-wide system, South Island Information Systems Service Level Alliance chairman Dr Andrew Bowers, of Dunedin, says.

Dunedin Hospital ED 'has enough doctors'

Dunedin Hospital ED 'has enough doctors'

The Southern District Health Board does not have an "open chequebook" to give the Dunedin Hospital emergency department (ED) everything it wants, and the department appears to have enough doctors, SDHB chief medical officer (Otago) Richard Bunton says.

ED boss resigns over staffing frustrations

ED boss resigns over staffing frustrations

The head of Dunedin Hospital's emergency department (ED) has resigned in frustration at what he says are planned staffing cuts.

Mercy gives $50,000 to appeal

Mercy gives $50,000 to appeal

Dunedin's Mercy Hospital has given $50,000 to the Chair in Neurosurgery appeal, which has now toppped $1.8 million.

Mornington GP to retire

Mornington GP to retire

Bustling Mornington Health Centre, in Dunedin, is a far cry from the "dump" Dr Tony Fitchett started working in as a GP in Mornington 40 years ago.