Four unvaccinated Dunedin children under 10 have been
identified as new measles cases, although only one has been
Some of the $8 million in additional weight-loss funding will
be used for skin-fold surgery, National Health Board
electives manager Clare Perry says.
Promised extra health spending will allow the sector to
"stand still" and meet escalating costs, Labour health
spokesman Grant Robertson says.
The Southern District Health Board's draft meeting schedule
for next year indicates it has dropped plans for two meetings
in Queenstown in favour of one.
The Dunedin City Council is considering adding another public
toilet at Waikouaiti, a report to today's Waikouaiti Coast
Community Board says.
Five people were treated at Dunedin Hospital for eye injuries
after Guy Fawkes celebrations.
Did the Rugby World Cup-winning All Blacks have it easy
compared with an unemployed person trying to find work?
Thousands of New Zealand bowel cancer cases will be examined
to find out what influences survival, says study project
clinical lead Dr Chris Jackson, of Dunedin.
The Southern District Health Board has replaced a public
committee meeting scheduled for next Wednesday in Dunedin
with a non-public "workshop" next month.
A Dunedin Hospital staff member has been diagnosed with
measles, increasing the risk of an Otago outbreak, Southern
District Health Board medical officer of health Dr Derek Bell
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