Southland Hospital nurses might be brought to Dunedin
Hospital to address a nursing staffing "crisis" in Dunedin,
New Zealand Nurses Organisation associate industrial services
manager GlendaAlexander says.
A Dunedin Hospital nurse says her ward is understaffed,
nurses are demoralised and patient safety is at risk.
First-year student Dana Smith missed more than half of her
last year at high school while she underwent operations
arising from Crohn's disease.
On his 21st birthday, recovering spinal injury patient Austen
Haig will run the Moro Half Marathon in Dunedin.
A Dunedin pharmacist wants his customers to understand he
does not benefit financially from the Government's hike in
The Southern District Health Board is the first DHB in New
Zealand to approve introduction of full electronic
prescribing for its main hospitals, it was announced
Increasing the prescription price to fund other health
services is a "questionable trade-off", a University of Otago
public health specialist says.
The Court of Appeal has thrown out an appeal by the Ministry
of Health regarding payments for parents who care for their
Going to the chemist is set to be more expensive from next
January, when the general prescription charge rises from $3
By working together, five South Island district health boards
have saved $12 million so far this financial year, the South
Island Health Alliance has announced.
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