The Southern District Health Board has been forced to look
elsewhere for vitreoretinal surgery following the departure
of an eye surgeon.
Workers at Radius Fulton Care Centre in Dunedin voted
yesterday to strike for up to eight hours to protest a 1.72%
pay rise offer.
A donation of $100,000 for neurosurgery has delighted
organisers of a public fundraising campaign, and brings the
overall tally to more than $900,000.
To understand Pacific art it is necessary to discard Western
assumptions, visiting curator Dr Michael Gunn says.
About 250 people braved last night's inclement weather in
Dunedin to celebrate the eve of the Chinese New Year.
A public campaign to fund a world-class neurosurgery research
and teaching centre in Dunedin is under way.
Exciting research possibilities lie ahead for the Dunedin
academic unit of neurosurgery, clinical director of South
Island neurosurgery Martin MacFarlane says.
Cathy Matthews' life was saved by the service she championed
but did not think she would need.
Health Minister Tony Ryall has rejected a request by the
senior doctors' union to intervene in a staffing numbers
issue at Dunedin Hospital's emergency department (ED).
A senior Dunedin
Hospital emergency department specialist says Southern
District Health Board management appear to have backtracked
on recruiting an extra 4.5 senior medical officers for the
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