Eileen Goodwin

Users engage to help fundraise

Users engage to help fundraise

The effort to save the physio pool has brought swimmers together, fundraising volunteer Ingrid O'Connell says.

ENT dept expects to keep trainee numbers

Dunedin Hospital's ear, nose and throat department expects to retain its full complement of trainee specialists, allaying fears its training accreditation could be downgraded by the professional college that had it on ''probation''.

Health board: Tough calls defended, more cuts tipped

Health board: Tough calls defended, more cuts tipped

People are ''dreaming'' if they think installing a commissioner would mean an end to health cuts, departing Southern District Health Board chairman Joe Butterfield says.

Compass seeks legal advice on releasing meal cost information

The Compass Group is consulting lawyers over whether to release price per meal information requested under the Official Information Act.

Funding fix could cut health deficits

Fixing the population-based funding formula could remove up to a third of the Southern District Health Board's deficit, chairman Joe Butterfield says.

Call for local with 'mana'

Call for local with 'mana'

Embattled Southern District Health Board chief executive Carole Heatly says if the board is replaced with a commissioner, they must be a local with experience and mana. Whatever happens, she would like to keep her job.

Quick decision needed - Sijnja

Quick decision needed - Sijnja

A Southern District Health Board member says the board is in ''suspension'' and its fate should be decided quickly.

Planning group approval near

The group that will plan the rebuild of the clinical services building at Dunedin Hospital is in the final stages of approval, it has been confirmed.

Board may be sacked

Board may be sacked

The Southern District Health Board may be given its marching orders and a commissioner installed to sort out its problems.

Stand set to take over RA services

A children's welfare organisation with links to Central Otago has emerged as the main provider to take over from Relationships Aotearoa.