Dunedin Hospital

Theatre block waits in wings

Theatre block waits in wings The Dunedin Hospital clinical services building needs to be replaced or refurbished but the go-ahead for the project depends on the Southern District Health Board showing it can afford costs that go with the price tag.

'GP first' system to smooth hospital path

'GP first' system to smooth hospital path

Patients are to be told they will be moved quickly through hospital services if they have a GP's letter, rather than turning up at southern emergency departments unannounced.

$1.75 million hospital leak fix approved

$1.75 million hospital leak fix approved

The Southern District Health Board has approved a $1.75 million repair job to fix Dunedin Hospital's seven-storey clinical services building.

Up to $1.75m to fix leaks

Up to $1.75m to fix leaks

Southern District Health Board members will consider a request for up to $1.75 million to fix the leaking clinical services building at Dunedin Hospital when they meet in Dunedin tomorrow.

'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.

Hospital assaults concern

Hospital assaults concern

A survey showing 38% of public hospital staff had been assaulted in the previous year highlights matters requiring ''urgent attention'', University of Otago researchers say.

$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.

$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.

Ward lifts lock down over gastro

Restrictions in one of the Dunedin Hospital wards in lockdown due to gastroenteritis have been lifted.

Some hope of progress on endoscopy revamp

Dunedin Hospital might be a step closer to getting a revamped endoscopy suite, according to its gastroenterology clinical leader, but board management is tight-lipped about the matter.

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