Eileen Goodwin

SDHB has to make tough choices - Heatly

SDHB has to make tough choices - Heatly

Frustrated senior doctors need to see beyond their specialty area and recognise the limits of health funding, Southern District Health Board chief executive Carole Heatly says.

Mental health team move plan upsets

Mental health team move plan upsets

Mental health service users are upset about a proposal to shift a central city mental health team to Wakari. The Southern District Health Board is considering the move to save money.

Chemical storage issue highlighted

The importance of keeping chemical substances in their proper containers has been highlighted in a Dunedin-based study published in the New Zealand Medical Journal today.

Orthopaedics chief quits, slams health board

Orthopaedics chief quits, slams health board

Orthopaedic surgeon Associate Prof David Gwynne-Jones has resigned as Dunedin Hospital's orthopaedics clinical leader, citing frustration with the Southern District Health Board.

Star eager to hear young Kiwi singers

Star eager to hear young Kiwi singers

A family connection drew leading soprano Marie McLaughlin to Dunedin to adjudicate at the Senior Vocal Festival 2014.

Euphoria as party's hopes exceeded

Euphoria as party's hopes exceeded

Rarely in politics does reality exceed expectations, but on Saturday night National Party faithful had difficulty believing their good fortune.

Prepared to keep National Party honest

Prepared to keep National Party honest

The Green Party is set to hold Prime Minister John Key to his promise not to move the party further to the right.

Nats safe, according to Aucklanders

Nats safe, according to Aucklanders

There seems little mood for change in our biggest city, where even left-leaning voters appear resigned to defeat tomorrow.

Farmers scarce on Balclutha streets

Farmers scarce on Balclutha streets

The Otago Daily Times visits Balclutha where the streets are quiet, the farmers are busy, and the mood is blue - of the political colour.

'I don't think' NSA has bases here: Key

'I don't think' NSA has bases here: Key

To the best of his knowledge, the United States' National Security Agency does not have data facilities in New Zealand, Prime Minister John Key said in Dunedin yesterday.