Neurosurgery

Extra registrar for Dunedin neurosurgery

Extra registrar for Dunedin neurosurgery

The development of neurosurgery at Dunedin Hospital will include the appointment of an extra registrar, it was announced yesterday.

Neurosurgery applications to be shortlisted

Neurosurgery applications to be shortlisted

Applications have been received for both recently advertised Dunedin-based neurosurgeon positions, but nobody is saying how many.

More FM wins awards

More FM Dunedin has won two national awards for the "Save Our Neurosurgery" campaign it ran last year.

Neurosurgeon timeline

By July, the South Island Neurosurgical Service should have some indication of the success of its quest to fill two Dunedin neurosurgeon positions.

Neurosurgery job deadline looming

Applications close this month for two of the three proposed Dunedin-based neurosurgeon positions in the South Island Neurosurgery Service.

Chch surgeon to head neuro panel

Chch surgeon to head neuro panel

The Christchurch neurosurgeon who reportedly threatened to resign over the South Island neurosurgery service decision - which stipulated Dunedin would have resident neurosurgeons, against his recommendation - has been appointed the service's clinical leader.

Delay not expected to set board back

Delay not expected to set board back

The South Island Neurosurgical Service Board missed its meeting in Christchurch last month because it was scheduled a day after the earthquake.

Neurosurgical board to keep public informed

The South Island Neurosurgical Service's board of directors will take an honest and open approach in its communication with the public, its terms of reference say.

Neurosurgeon not coming as expected

The Swedish neurosurgeon expected at the Southern District Health Board next month has pulled out, but the Dunedin service will continue to be staffed with locums.

Start soon on filling neurosurgery job

It was good to see members at the South Island Neurosurgical Service's inaugural governance board meeting in Wellington yesterday had "clearly put the past behind them", National Health Board deputy director Michael Hundleby says.

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