Eileen Goodwin

Frozen meals for South slammed

Frozen meals for South slammed

A proposal to truck frozen meals on wheels from Auckland to Dunedin and Invercargill has sparked outrage in the South.

Crash driver appears

Crash driver appears

The Chinese tourist accused of causing the death of an Oamaru 5-year-old is unlikely to dispute the cause of the crash, his lawyer told the Dunedin District Court yesterday.

Frozen meals - sent from Auckland

Frozen meals - sent from Auckland

Meals on wheels will be made in Auckland and trucked to Dunedin and Invercargill under a proposal to outsource hospital food services, the Compass Group confirmed yesterday.

Exploring symptoms advised

New research into a free Dunedin GP clinic shows care tends to involve ''administrative'' tasks more than exploring symptoms because patients tend to be conditioned to ill health.

Euthanasia `about ending suffering'

Euthanasia `about ending suffering'

Misconceptions abound about the practice of euthanasia in the Netherlands, retired Dutch doctor and euthanasia campaigner Dr Rob Jonquiere says.

Mums happy formula safe for babies

Mums happy formula safe for babies

Everyone has a ''small amount'' of fear over the threat to infant formula, but it is outweighed by trust the authorities have the situation under control, Dunedin mother Brydie Archbold says.

Delayed flu vaccine slated to arrive early next month

The flu vaccine will arrive a few weeks late this year because it had to be changed to include strains missed in the northern hemisphere.

DX Mail defends its city delivery service

DX Mail defends its city delivery service After concerns were raised over DX Mail delivery time, Freightways says delayed mail is a 'rare exception'.

Board welcomes health centre proposal

The prospect of a new health centre in Mosgiel has been welcomed by the chairman of the local community board.

Letter's in the mail, somewhere

Letter's in the mail, somewhere

Fourteen days for a mammogram appointment letter to be delivered is completely unacceptable, Dunedin woman Jane Dawber says.