Southern District Health Board chief executive Carole Heatly
has resigned from the embattled organisation.
The Compass Group is considering removing fish cakes from the
children's menu after a toddler found a 2cm bone embedded in
a fish cake at Dunedin Hospital.
Registrars in Dunedin Hospital's orthopaedic unit are under
pressure, and patients could be put at risk because of
‘‘tired'' doctors, the New Zealand Resident Doctors'
A freezer breakdown at Southland Hospital highlights the
vulnerability of the new Compass Group food model, E tu union
industry co-ordinator Jill Ovens says.
There is a misconception about the Southern District
Health Board's patient feedback sessions and the board's
long-term task, Commissioner Kathy Grant and the Commissioner
A popular offshore buyers' club for new-generation hepatitis
C drugs is setting up a ‘‘two-tier'' health system and the
worst-affected patients could miss out, a Dunedin specialist
A Dunedin woman says she had better food growing up in a
Nazi-occupied country than the ‘‘disgusting'' meals on wheels
trucked from Auckland and Tauranga.
A Dunedin woman says a Compass-made festive dinner dropped
off to a friend by Meals on Wheels was so bad it ruined her
Grants totalling more than $100,000 have boosted research
aimed at overcoming fragmented care for some Otago-Southland
cancer patients, and reducing medication problems for other
The chief financial officer for the Meteorological Service of
New Zealand has been appointed to take control of the
Southern District Health Board's finances.
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