Eileen Goodwin

DHB shortlists four

Four candidates are shortlisted for the top job at Southern District Health Board.

Criticism of SDHB slammed

Criticism of SDHB slammed

A $41 million funding shortfall over a decade stopped the Southern District Health Board investing in buildings and clinical equipment, contributing to a "soul-destroying" situation, says a frankly-worded report by recently-departed Southern District Health Board chief executive Brian Rousseau.

From Dunedin to Afghanistan to supervise harvest

From Dunedin to Afghanistan to supervise harvest

The journey there and back will take longer than his Afghanistan aid mission, but Dunedin aid worker Michael Potts hopes his trip to the war-torn country to supervise harvesting and storing of potatoes will ensure the locals have food over winter.

Student hospitalised with measles visited Dunedin

A group of University of Otago students have been warned they may have been exposed to measles, the first Wellington victim of a North Island outbreak having visited Dunedin last weekend.

Word on the 'Street' is: disgusted

Word on the 'Street' is: disgusted

Tuesday and Thursday nights will not be the same at Dunedin's Highview Home and Hospital soon.

Fears for Macandrew Bay store

Fears for Macandrew Bay store

Macandrew Bay Store's liquor licence may not be renewed, sparking concern the community could lose the store.

Southland terminations in Dunedin

Dunedin Hospital is still being used for Southland terminations because of the Christchurch earthquake.

Ill babies prompt call to vaccinate

Ill babies prompt call to vaccinate

Two babies are in Dunedin Hospital with whooping cough, prompting a call for parents to vaccinate their children.

Still no PHO health worker professional development programme

The Southern Primary Health Organisation still has no health worker professional development programme, nearly a year after the super-sized PHO formed.

No revelations from retiring MP

No revelations from retiring MP

She might be retiring as an MP in November, but Heather Roy mainly stuck to what sounded like well-rehearsed answers at a political forum in Dunedin yesterday.