Dunedin Hospital

'Early Christmas' gift for children's ward

'Early Christmas' gift for children's ward

Christmas has come early this year for staff at Dunedin Hospital's children's ward, after the Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal yesterday gave $115,495 for new specialised equipment.

$56,000 spent on ward fish tank

$56,000 spent on ward fish tank

A fish tank in Dunedin Hospital cost more than $1000 a week to run in its first year.

Hospital sealing continues

Hospital sealing continues

Repairs continue on Dunedin Hospital's east face, on Cumberland St.

Health plan bound to spur alarm

Health plan bound to spur alarm

Inevitably, the draft southern strategic health services plan will create unease in the South about whether it signals the long-feared downgrade of Dunedin Hospital.

SDHB tension played down

SDHB tension played down

It would be wrong to characterise the Southern District Health Board as an ''unhappy DHB'', new health minister Dr Jonathan Coleman says.

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.

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