Neurosurgery

Third of the way to $3m

The neurosurgery fundraising campaign is a third of the way to its target, with just over $1 million raised.

Time to get back on the bike

Time to get back on the bike

Next month, cyclists can pedal confident in the knowledge their efforts will contribute to both their own fitness and a new neurosurgery fundraising campaign, writes Shane Gilchrist.

So glad to be here

So glad to be here

University College finance administration manager Pip Falloon, of Dunedin, had emergency neurosurgery at the age of 48 in 2009 after an aneurysm in the right side of her brain ruptured and haemorrhaged. Pip tells her story ...

Fundraisers thrilled with $100,000 from trust

Fundraisers thrilled with $100,000 from trust

A donation of $100,000 for neurosurgery has delighted organisers of a public fundraising campaign, and brings the overall tally to more than $900,000.

Otago trust gives $300,000

Otago trust gives $300,000

The Otago Community Trust has announced a $300,000 grant towards a Neurological Foundation Chair in Neurosurgery at the University of Otago.

Unit's exciting chances touted

Unit's exciting chances touted

Exciting research possibilities lie ahead for the Dunedin academic unit of neurosurgery, clinical director of South Island neurosurgery Martin MacFarlane says.

Let's finish the job

Let's finish the job

One of the most uplifting local events of 2010 was the public campaign to keep neurosurgery in Dunedin and the South.

Practising what she preaches – for a good cause

Practising what she preaches – for a good cause

Cathy Matthews' life was saved by the service she championed but did not think she would need.

South Island neurosurgery progress

South Island neurosurgery progress

Funding options for the South Island neurosurgical service will be among the issues to be explored by the governance board in the coming year.

Getting ahead on neurosurgery

Getting ahead on neurosurgery

While a week is a long time in politics, a year is a short period for significant change in the health sector.

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