A year after Occupy Dunedin took over the heart of the city,
they were back yesterday to re-occupy the Octagon - for a
Good patient care is being achieved through the "largely
invisible" and unsustainable efforts of staff, a report about
Southern District Health Board work practices says.
"Case-by-case expose" stories about suicide were not the
intention of new guidelines loosening restrictions around its
reporting, Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne says.
Southern District Health Board's population growth forecast
used to plan Queenstown health services is lower than the
projected increase revealed by Statistics New Zealand this
Southern District Health Board chief executive Carole Heatly
was paid between $120,000 and $129,999 in her first four
months in the job.
In a case of spending money to save it, Southern District
Health Board is shelling out thousands of dollars to a
business services company.
Artsenta art worker Greta Doo decorates a mudcake as a
colourful picnic scene yesterday.
Rules to prohibit members of the public entering staff cafes
at Dunedin and Wakari Hospitals have been relaxed, despite a
survey showing the move is opposed by nearly a third of
K2 is the most toxic and harmful of the synthetic cannabis
products he has witnessed in patients, a Dunedin Hospital
emergency department specialist says.
The senior doctors' union and the Southern District Health
Board appear to be trying to resolve a dispute with a Dunedin
emergency department specialist.
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