District health boards have no control over plans to give
their patients ''cheaper, fattier mince'', because that is
what the Minister of Health presumably wants, Southern DHB
member Richard Thomson says.
Telecommunication infrastructure provider Chorus declined to
attend a public meeting held in Outram last night to discuss
the area's slow internet connection speed.
Dunedin designer Simone Montgomery won the supreme award at
the Hokonui Fashion Design Awards, but will be keeping her
day job as a nurses' union organiser.
Small-spending stalwart Cr Hilary Calvert has emerged an
unlikely champion of the Dunedin City Council stepping in to
save the city's physio pool.
Dunedin physio pool users will have to pay the cost if they
want to keep the pool open.
Nearly a month after he went public complaining about a lack
of help at home following a heart attack, life has improved
for Cliff Rodger.
Anything that enables more kidney transplants is a good
thing, Southern District Health Board nephrologist Dr John
GP referral scheme in southern emergency departments is
designed to skew ED waiting times to make Government health
statistics look better, Dunedin North Labour MP David Clark
Dismayed pool users are vowing to fight the closure of
Dunedin's physio pool.
In the 12 years since her partner's death, it has become
easier to talk about suicide, Mosgiel woman Nikki Cockburn
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