A report revealing the extent of bullying among surgeons has
shocked the profession, and it is vowing to change.
There was ''absolute silence'' at a surgeons' meeting when a
report about bullying was presented, Dunedin cardiothoracic
surgeon Dick Bunton says.
The Ministry of Health has told district health boards they
must get rid of sugary drinks for sale on their sites by the
end of this month.
obesity debate is where the tobacco debate was in the 1960s
or 1970s, bariatric surgeon Mark Smith told the Public Health
Association Conference in Dunedin yesterday.
The Green Island Art Group's annual exhibition in central
Dunedin is a chance to show off the group's talent, but it is
also a great social occasion, group member Yvonne Johnston
A South Dunedin cycling initiative overcame obstacles caused
by the area's deprivation by giving young people equipment
and skills, the Public Health Association Conference heard.
The focus on child poverty serves to perpetuate poverty
instead of eliminating it, a researcher told a conference in
A narrow focus on the Syrian refugees coming into New Zealand
as an economic cost is ''so sad'', leading economist
Shamubeel Eaqub told the Public Health Association Conference
in Dunedin yesterday.
A responsible lending initiative developed in Dunedin could
be a model for other cities.
An online petition is the latest strategy of the Dunedin City
Council backed group trying to pressure the Government to
restore the historic Dunedin courthouse.
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