Eileen Goodwin

Missing tramper found

Missing tramper found

A missing  tramper in the Fiordland area has been found safe and well today.

Kitchen job losses outlined

Kitchen job losses outlined

Up to 20% of hospital kitchen jobs in the South could be lost if a proposal to outsource southern hospital kitchens goes ahead.

Hospital fund cut disparity warning

Hospital fund cut disparity warning

A proposed 5% funding cut by the Southern District Health Board for its rural hospitals will affect some areas more than others, Clutha Health First chief executive Ray Anton says.

Real change coming: caregiver

Real change coming: caregiver

The caregiver behind the equal pay case that has shaken the aged care sector has seen her hourly pay rate go up by less than $5 during 23 years in the same job.

Telemedicine cuts down kilometres and costs

Telemedicine cuts down kilometres and costs

Central Otago child diabetes patients are being saved thousands of kilometres of travel because of a remote medicine clinic run from Dunedin Hospital.

Board discusses suicide conundrum

The high proportion of suicide victims who had contact with the mental health service in the year before their death was discussed at a recent Southern District Health Board meeting.

Multiple charges include robbery

A 26-year-old Dunedin man has been remanded in custody facing a raft of charges after an alleged spree of offending over Easter weekend, including the robbery of the Fairfield Store and Takeaways, in Dunedin, and failing to stop for police.

Charger starts fire

Charger starts fire

A firefighter and onlookers stand outside a house fire in central Dunedin yesterday.

Old Leopard back rumbling around town

Old Leopard back rumbling around town

Proceeds from the Otago Heritage Bus Society's Easter service will be used to restore the society's latest acquisition to its original colours.

Role's focus on rebuild

The head of finance at Southern District Health Board is switching to a new position focused solely on the Dunedin Hospital rebuild.