Eileen Goodwin

SDHB loses 3850 mammograms

SDHB loses 3850 mammograms

More than 3800 Southland Hospital mammograms have been lost in a Southern District Health Board IT failure.

Rest-home opts for taxi

Rest-home opts for taxi

A Mosgiel rest-home and hospital will use more private taxi transport for non-emergency resident transport because the price gap between St John and taxi companies is now ''significant''.

Disputed millions in limbo

A southern health row over millions of dollars has yet to be resolved, despite scrutiny from the Auditor-general's office.

Stop-work by nurses over concerns

Stop-work by nurses over concerns

Dunedin nurses will hold a stop-work meeting next week to put clinical safety concerns to senior health board managers.

Fending for himself as care visits missed

Fending for himself as care visits missed

A disabled Dunedin man says he was left to fend for himself when his support agency did not send a reliever to cover a carer's illness.

Nearly half nursing graduates find jobs

Nearly half nursing graduates find jobs

Just under half of Otago Polytechnic's nursing graduates from last year have found jobs.

Exam time for city flats

Exam time for city flats

A Dunedin landlord taking part in a national warrant of fitness trial for rental properties says the checks could become mandatory, so being involved at the start is a chance to provide feedback and iron out any issues.

School's Aitken violin plays part in TV series

School's Aitken violin plays part in TV series

The violin that played on the battlefields of World War 1 and is displayed in a Dunedin school will feature in a television series.

Dunedin fluoride-IQ study finds no ill-effect

Dunedin fluoride-IQ study finds no ill-effect

A planned Dunedin study into whether fluoridated water reduces IQ has been shelved.

Hospital kitchen plans not known

Schemes to enhance hospital kitchen throughput were put on hold to make way for the ''big grand scheme'' of centralised food production, but no-one quite knows when it will take shape, the Service and Food Workers Union says.