Eileen Goodwin

Queen Mary celebrating 75 years

Queen Mary celebrating 75 years

Queen Mary maternity services staff past and present are in Dunedin this weekend for a 75th anniversary celebration ball.

Ex-Dunedin Hospital nurse suspended over relationship with patient

A former Dunedin Hospital nurse has been censured by the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal for professional misconduct for having a relationship with a patient.

Hectic time for surgeon, family

Hectic time for surgeon, family

It is "very humbling" starting work as a neurosurgeon in Dunedin on the back of the huge public campaign to save the specialty, newly arrived English neurosurgeon Reuben Johnson says.

What's in a name? -happy memories

What's in a name?  -happy memories

America neurosurgeon Dr Deepa Soni says her baby's middle name, Dunedin, is a big talking point among friends and family.

Rousseau leaving Adelaide job to set up business

Former Southern District Health Board chief executive Brian Rousseau is leaving his high-flying Adelaide health job to set up his own consulting business.

Observation unit opens this week

Observation unit opens this week

Dunedin Hospital emergency department nurses (from left) Anna Doherty, Anne Daniels, Sarah Ursan, and Julia Davidson await the observation unit's first patient yesterday afternoon, while charge nurse manager Justin Moore surveys the $2.7 million facility.

Key's euthanasia view ill-informed: doctor

Key's euthanasia view ill-informed: doctor

Those wishing to shorten their lives with euthanasia are trying to control what should be a natural process, Otago Community Hospice palliative care registrar Dr Louise Bremer says.

Support for cancer sufferers

Support for cancer sufferers

The Southern District Health Board will receive funding for three cancer co-ordination nurses, its share of a national initiative aiming to support and guide cancer sufferers throughout their treatment.

Vitamin C recommended

A Mosgiel GP recommends people affected by flu-like illness take liquid-form vitamin C.

Diabetes presents 'huge challenge'

Diabetes presents 'huge challenge'

Eating disorders are some of the "great chronic health problems of the 21st century", for which there is little effective treatment, United States kidney specialist Prof David Weiner says.