Eileen Goodwin

Call for release of SDHB food contract

Call for release of SDHB food contract

Dunedin South MP Clare Curran has called for the Compass Group hospital food contract to be released, saying there is high public interest in the controversial 15-year deal.

Compass collating survey

Meal monitors brought in after a run of complaints and publicity about the new food service at Dunedin Hospital finished their stint yesterday.

Change of air for new clinical leader

Change of air for new clinical leader

After training and working in palliative care in the United States, David Butler is impressed with how New Zealand provides the same service. Eileen Goodwin reports.

Solution proposed for party problem

Solution proposed for party problem

A Dunedin barrister says he has a "simple'' solution to the school ball after-party crackdown that has prompted schools to can the long-anticipated events.

Attitudes 'shifting' after 'listening' sessions

Attitudes 'shifting' after 'listening' sessions

Since the "listening sessions'' at Southern District Health Board, staff attitudes have started to shift, chief executive Carole Heatly says.

DHB set to make training decision

DHB set to make training decision

The Medical Council is making a crucial decision today on whether to accredit the Southern District Health Board to train intern doctors.

Compass perplexed by food gripes

Compass perplexed by food gripes

Changes at Dunedin Hospital's staff cafe do not warrant the level of dissatisfaction evident in a new doctors' survey, the Compass Group says.

Hospital asbestos clean-up cheaper

Hospital asbestos clean-up cheaper

The Dunedin Hospital asbestos clean-up has now cost more than $1.3 million, it has been confirmed.

Company has no taste for cook-off

Company has no taste for cook-off

The Compass Group has turned down a challenge from hospital food campaigners to take part in a cooking contest.

Compass finances no issue: accountant

Compass finances no issue: accountant

New Zealand multinational Fonterra will be using exactly the same financial structures as the Compass Group, and they are completely legitimate, Dunedin chartered accountant Chris Worth says.