A Dunedin man believed to be the first New Zealander to
undergo innovative stroke therapy in the United States may
have become a trailblazer.
Dunedin emergency department nurses are uncomfortable with a
new GP referral system they have to implement from next week,
ED specialist John Chambers says.
Some emergency department nurses fought a change that has
them laundering their uniforms, Dunedin Hospital ED
specialist John Chambers says.
The electricity market is maximising profit at the cost of
people's health, even while demand is declining, energy
analyst Molly Melhuish says.
Dunedin musician Bevan Gardiner is reprising the role of John
Denver in a production that rehearsed in Mosgiel last week to
prepare for a New Zealand and Australia tour.
Job offers for mammographers who have opted to stay employed
by the public sector remain open, Pacific Radiology Group
chief executive Lance Lawler says.
GP vouchers will be doled out in emergency departments in a
bid to reduce patient numbers.
Patients harmed by surgical mesh are demanding action from
the Government. Health reporter Eileen Goodwin spoke to a
doctor, a politician, and a patient about the issue.
A North Taieri woman says she became suicidal because of the
''excruciating pain'' caused by surgical mesh complications.
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