Dunedin Hospital's audiology department has re-tested 134
children following concerns about testing protocol, but
clinicians are not finding problems, audiologist Robyn McNeur
Tuatapere Maternity may get a six-month reprieve from
Southern District Health Board, the Waiau Health Trust says.
The marine rescue service has to do a "bit of detective work"
after finding an empty 25-person life raft floating 49
nautical miles east of Dunedin, Rescue Co-ordination Centre
spokesman Ross Henderson says.
Tourists could be saved from getting in a "hell of a pickle"
if GPS systems stopped sending them up paper roads, Otago
Peninsula Community Board member Senior Constable Lox Kellas
The Southern Primary Health Organisation failed to meet
targets for delivering primary health measures to high-needs
patients in seven of nine categories in the six months to
Woodhaugh Rest Home, in Dunedin, is addressing shortcomings
identified in a Ministry of Health audit carried out in
February, Cressida Healthcare general manager Colleen
Stairmand, of Auckland, says.
An additional dedicated acute surgery list at Dunedin
Hospital has been held up because of a lack of specialist
A Broad Bay group plans to start fundraising to build a $1.4
million shared waterfront facility, Waterfront Inc chairman
Richard Good, of Portobello, says.
Three prospective professors of neurosurgery will be
interviewed next month for the Chair in Neurosurgery at the
University of Otago.
Southern District Health Board hospital doctors' salaries
were $865,000 over budget in February, despite a warning from
DHB chairman Joe Butterfield to get them under control.
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