Eileen Goodwin

Parents lend support to poison centre

Parents lend support to poison centre

A campaign to save the Dunedin-based National Poisons Centre has struck a chord with parents, Dunedin North MP Dr David Clark says.

Ross Home lockdown after outbreak

Ross Home lockdown after outbreak

Ross Home and Hospital, in Dunedin, is likely to be in lockdown until Monday, following a gastroenteritis outbreak.

Action on staff complaints failed to resolve smell issue

Action on staff complaints failed to resolve smell issue

Complaints from Southern District Health Board staff about strange smells in a dental unit were put down to it being new, and nothing was done, the board has confirmed.

'Perfect storm' as two gastro bugs hit wards

'Perfect storm' as two gastro bugs hit wards

Dunedin Hospital has been hit by a ''perfect storm'' of two different gastroenteritis bugs, patient services medical director Dick Bunton says.

'Spirit Level' authors to speak in Dunedin

Academics whose work sparked worldwide debate about wealth inequality will give a public lecture in Dunedin next week.

$1m leak fix Govt's responsibility: King

$1m leak fix Govt's responsibility: King

It is unfair to expect the cash-strapped Southern District Health Board to find a million dollars to fix leaks at Dunedin Hospital, Labour health spokeswoman Annette King says.

Gastric bug hits Dunedin Hospital wards

Gastric bug hits Dunedin Hospital wards

Two wards at Dunedin Hospital are under tight restrictions because of a diarrhoea and vomiting outbreak.

$1m repair bill likely

$1m repair bill likely

The bill for repairing Dunedin Hospital's leaks will be at least $1 million, Southern District Health Board chairman Joe Butterfield says.

There'll be good competition in most classes

There'll be good competition in most classes

Some of the best fleeces in the nation will be on show in Mosgiel on Friday.

Provider ambitious about taking over poisons centre

An Australian-owned health provider hopes to take over the Dunedin-based National Poisons Centre under the merger being pushed by the Ministry of Health.