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Nurses fear impact of cost-cutting on patients

The nurses' union is sceptical of claims Southern District Health Board cost-cutting will not affect patient care.

Cost-cutting decisions scrutinised

Cost-cutting decisions scrutinised

Just who is driving urgent cost-cutting at the Southern District Health Board was under scrutiny yesterday as the board mulled its parlous financial position.

SDHB puts sharper focus on cost-cutting

SDHB puts sharper focus on cost-cutting

The Southern District Health Board has rejigged top staff to allow two senior executives to focus solely on cost reduction.

Health board seeks input on strategic plan

The Southern District Health Board is undertaking a wide-reaching planning exercise for the next decade, which will be used to help plan the Dunedin Hospital rebuild.

Single-digit mistake causes massive IT crash

Single-digit mistake causes massive IT crash

A single incorrect digit entered into a computer system caused the massive IT crash in southern hospitals in February, a report from the Southern District Health Board says.

Kitchen staff demand answers from SDHB

Kitchen staff demand answers from SDHB

Fourteen months after a controversial plan was revealed, southern hospital kitchen staff have demanded answers about their jobs at a Southern District Health Board meeting in Dunedin.

$1.75 million hospital leak fix approved

$1.75 million hospital leak fix approved

The Southern District Health Board has approved a $1.75 million repair job to fix Dunedin Hospital's seven-storey clinical services building.

Up to $1.75m to fix leaks

Up to $1.75m to fix leaks

Southern District Health Board members will consider a request for up to $1.75 million to fix the leaking clinical services building at Dunedin Hospital when they meet in Dunedin tomorrow.

SDHB gets permission to sell buildings

Health Minister Tony Ryall has given the Southern District Health Board permission to dispose of two of its buildings in Dunedin.

Waiting list 'just crazy'

Waiting list 'just crazy'

Waiting up to a year for an ultrasound in the South is ''incomprehensible'', Dunedin South MP Clare Curran says.

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