Eileen Goodwin

Diet approach to IBD advocated

Diet approach to IBD advocated

Although it sounded "pie in the sky", the medical profession should consider intensive dietary supervision for countering inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), rather than "hammering" people's immune systems with drugs, a visiting authority told a gastroenterology conference in Dunedin this week.

Goff has message of hope for Hillside

Goff has message of hope for Hillside

Labour leader Phil Goff was in heartland territory yesterday as he visited the Hillside Engineering workshops in South Dunedin.

A Maori Party, Labour battleground

The Otago Daily Times is profiling the region's electorates, the candidates, and the issues in the lead-up to this month's general election. Reporter Eileen Goodwin takes a look at Te Tai Tonga.

Retiring Dunedin paediatrician scolds media

Retiring Dunedin paediatrician scolds media

Retiring Dunedin Hospital paediatrician Dr John Clarkson has taken a swipe at the media for giving "equal weight" to immunisation sceptics.

Billboard complainant denies claim

Billboard complainant denies claim

The driver who complained about National Party hoarding carriers has taken issue with claims she was politically motivated.

Female referrals limited

Dunedin Hospital women's health service has stopped accepting non-urgent gynaecology referrals because of a staff vacancy.

Last nun retires from Mercy Hospital

Last nun retires from Mercy Hospital

The last working Sister of Mercy at Mercy Hospital has retired from nursing.

Complaint about National Party hoardings

Complaint about National Party hoardings

A complaint to Dunedin police yesterday morning about the potential hazard posed to drivers from these National Party hoarding carriers appeared to be politically motivated, Senior Sergeant Mel Aitken said.

Dunedin South: Tough times mean return by Labour likely

Dunedin South: Tough times mean return by Labour  likely

The Otago Daily Times is profiling the region's electorates, the candidates, and the issues in the lead-up to this month's general election. Reporter Eileen Goodwin takes a look at Dunedin South.

Charity GP service in 'funding gap'

Charity GP service in 'funding gap'

A "wonderful" charity GP service should receive more support, Labour's associate health spokeswoman list MP Steve Chadwick said in Dunedin yesterday.