Dunedin Hospital

$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.

Questions over nursing levels

Questions over nursing levels

Concern health heads are ''robbing Nurse Betty to pay Dr Ropata'' by skimping on nurse budgets has been raised by a Southern District Health Board member.

Nurse staffing worry

Nurse staffing worry

The nurses' union is disappointed the Southern District Health Board's answer to fears Dunedin is in the midst of a nursing staffing crisis is to set up a working party, rather than hire more nurses.

Nurses say 'staffing crisis' affects care

Dunedin nurses are being forced to ration care to patients because of a staffing crisis, the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says.

Hospital computer system back online

Hospital computer system back online

The Southern District Health Board's computer system, which collapsed early yesterday morning, is operational again.

Over in a flash

Over in a flash

Dunedin Hospital staff perform a Christmas-themed ''flash mob'' at lunchtime yesterday.

$134,521 for neonatal intensive care unit

$134,521 for neonatal intensive care unit

Dunedin Hospital neonatal intensive care unit medical director Dr Roland Broadbent (left) chats to Countdown representatives Robert Moffat, of Auckland, and Pam Cookson, of Dunedin, after the department received a $134,521 donation yesterday from the Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal.

Scepticism over Ngai Tahu plan

Scepticism over Ngai Tahu plan

Health unions are expressing fears about a Ngai Tahu proposal to invest in Dunedin Hospital.

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