Mercy Hospital

Safety award for Mercy Hospital

Mercy Hospital, in Dunedin, has received a national occupational safety award for eliminating toxic smoke plumes in operating theatres.

New zone for Mercy Hospital

The Dunedin City Council has approved the creation in the district plan of new ''zone'' specifically for Mercy Hospital, that will allow it to expand without having to apply for resource consent for every project it undertakes over the next 10 to 15 years.

Bid for special zone a test case: Mercy CEO

Bid for special zone a test case: Mercy CEO

Mercy Hospital's bid for its own special zone in the district plan is a test case for other Dunedin facilities, the private health provider's chief executive, Richard Whitney, told the Dunedin City Council's hearings committee yesterday.

Majority of submissions favour Mercy proposal

The Dunedin City Council received 11 submissions on Mercy Hospital's proposed plan change, a letter to hospital neighbours says.

Hospital upgrade to cost up to $30 million

Dunedin's private Mercy Hospital plans to spend up to $30 million on bigger and better operating theatres, more beds and other new facilities to stay "ahead of the wave" of patient expectations.

Central trust gives $25,000 to Mercy

Mercy Hospital, in Dunedin, will receive $25,000 to provide surgical services to needy people, thanks to the efforts of Central Otago winegrowers who will again combine to produce a cuvee from the 2012 vintage.

Elective surgery continues at Mercy

The Southern District Health Board moved to end elective surgery outsourcing with Mercy Hospital, but then changed its mind, Mercy chief executive Richard Whitney says.

Mercy gives $50,000 to appeal

Mercy gives $50,000 to appeal

Dunedin's Mercy Hospital has given $50,000 to the Chair in Neurosurgery appeal, which has now toppped $1.8 million.

People: Farewelling Sister Chanel

People: Farewelling Sister Chanel

Sister Chanel Hardiman is farewelled from Mercy Hospital's Marinoto House in Dunedin on Wednesday, November 16.

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Last nun retires from Mercy Hospital

Last nun retires from Mercy Hospital

The last working Sister of Mercy at Mercy Hospital has retired from nursing.

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