An elderly Dunedin man who was incorrectly billed for home
help, and then told by the Southern District Health Board to
sort it out with the Auckland-based company himself, will
receive an apology, health board chief executive Carole
Health authorities must be ''very watchful'' not to refer
children for unnecessary CT scans, as evidence mounts of the
potential risk of the radiation dose, Southern District
Health Board member Dr Branko Sijnja says.