A health union is questioning a bill of more than $978,000
the Southern District Health Board has run up with an
Auckland consulting firm.
The commissioner regime is costing the Southern District
Health Board more than $7000 in fees and expenses every week,
an Official Information Act request shows.
Michael Swann's "comprehensive skill set'' has been put to
use managing a $2 million project in Christchurch.
The 37 women who perished in the Seacliff Mental Hospital
fire should be remembered for who they were, not just for the
fire that killed them, relatives of two of the victims say.
A controversial public private partnership (PPP) will be
considered for the Dunedin Hospital redevelopment, documents
More than half of staff who responded to a survey at Southern
District Health Board report that colleagues are "often''
rude to each other.
Tidying up wards and re-organising storerooms at Dunedin
Hospital makes patients safer and frees up staff, project
An "individualist new-right'' attitude that holds sway in New
Zealand is holding back organ donation rates, a University of
Otago biomedical ethics authority says.
A recommendation for a new bargaining process to settle
gender equity pay claims might just be another stalling
tactic to delay paying caregivers and other workers a fair
wage, a University of Otago employment law expert says.
Dunedin playwright and Maori health authority Prof John
Broughton is keen to share the credit for his Queen's
Birthday honour, announced today.
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