Eileen Goodwin

Claim Bouwer's murdered wife had disease dismissed

Claim Bouwer's murdered wife had disease dismissed

The Dunedin doctor at the centre of the Colin Bouwer poisoning case has dismissed new claims aired in a television programme.

City gastroenterologist involved in worldwide Crohn's disease study

City gastroenterologist involved in worldwide Crohn's disease study

A Dunedin gastroenterologist is to lead the New Zealand component of a worldwide study into the causes of Crohn's disease.

Five posties gone as NZ Post changes begin

Five posties gone as NZ Post changes begin

Five Dunedin posties have taken voluntary redundancy in the mail delivery service scale down, New Zealand Post has confirmed.

Fix for call centre problems

Fix for call centre problems

Problems with the Royal District Nursing Service's call centre are unacceptable, and specialist health call centre consultants from Australia have come up with a fix, chief executive Todd Perkinson says.

Physio pool fundraising enters new phase

Physio pool fundraising enters new phase

The physio pool fundraising campaign is moving into a different phase, as it can start to tentatively plan a long-term future, Otago Therapeutic Pool Trust secretary-treasurer Neville Martin says.

Claim training environment unsafe

Claim training environment unsafe

Orthopaedic surgery at Dunedin Hospital is not adequately staffed to provide a safe training environment, Dunedin Hospital orthopaedic surgeon Prof Jean-Claude Theis says.

Clark denied speaking rights

Clark denied speaking rights

Dunedin North MP Dr David Clark has been accused of trying to ''hijack'' tomorrow's health march in Oamaru, and has been denied speaking rights after refusing to accept a condition not to criticise the Government.

Losing trainees 'big blow'

Losing orthopaedic trainees at Dunedin Hospital is a ''big blow for the South'', Dunedin North MP David Clark says.

Surgical trainees warned off Dunedin

Surgical trainees warned off Dunedin

Surgical trainees have been warned to avoid seeking placement at Dunedin Hospital, because its trainee orthopaedic surgeon positions have been removed for a year.

Health centre overcomes difficulties post-flood

Health centre overcomes difficulties post-flood

''Cosy'' is the best way to describe the makeshift arrangements at Aurora Health Centre in the aftermath of the June flood, manager Sharon Smith says.