It is not good enough that Dunedin will not host a
consultation meeting on "absolutely huge" proposed changes to
diabetes management tools, Diabetes Otago office manager
Noeline Wedlock says.
Pharmac's decision to fund a non-Herceptin drug as a
first-line treatment for advanced Her-2 positive breast
cancer has been criticised by the Breast Cancer Foundation.
Southern Primary Health Organisation has appointed extra
staff to help Otago and Southland GP practices finding it
"tough going" to get enough patients through the doors, PHO
chief executive Ian Macara says.
He describes himself as a "crazy Indian wearing a pink shirt"
at the cricket test at the University Oval in Dunedin.
The aged-care industry seeks more "flexibility" from workers,
although Ports of Auckland-style casualisation is unlikely,
Service and Food Workers Union (SFWU) Dunedin organiser Ann
A Dunedin brain haemorrhage survivor is questioning cuts to
the specialist rehabilitation service he describes as on par
with the best in the world.
The new chief executive of the Southern District Health Board
says negative media attention she attracted after her last
job reflects public ire against large-salary earners in
The Dunedin City Council has recommended moving the Sawyers
Bay War Memorial because it has been found to be on private
property, a report to tomorrow's Chalmers Community Board
Nurses have ratified a 4.5% pay rise staggered over two
years, the New Zealand Nurses Organisation announced
A draft mental-health plan promises a new start for
mental-health patients still "languishing" in wards,
Corstorphine Baptist Community Trust chief executive Wendy
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