The Southern District Health Board food services decision is
a public relations debacle, just when the board needs public
The Southern District Health Board has announced it is going
ahead with a plan to outsource its hospital kitchens.
The ''massive lack of transparency'' around the future of the
historic Dunedin courthouse in Stuart St has been challenged
by Dunedin South MP Clare Curran.
A Southern District Health Board member has spoken out
against the kitchen outsourcing proposal, saying it will not
serve the interests of the health board or the community.
Invercargill is one of the first areas where state houses
will be off-loaded to community providers, the Government has
A meals on wheels driver who vowed to quit if hospital
kitchens were outsourced has changed his mind before the
final decision on the controversial 15-year deal with a
Taieri residents will be able to watch the world's best young
footballers training for the Fifa Under-20 World Cup, the
Mosgiel Taieri Community Board heard last week.
The Mosgiel Taieri Community Board is petitioning the
Dunedin City Council to change its position on funding the
proposed four-pool aquatic facility in Mosgiel.
Mental health beds at Wakari Hospital in Dunedin are under
review as the Southern District Health Board considers
shifting more long-term patients into the community.
University of Otago public health physician supports the idea
of unvaccinated health staff being asked to wear masks around
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