SDHB

Doctors' expenses queried

Doctors' expenses queried

Improved accountability for millions of dollars spent on district health board senior doctors' continuing education is being sought by Audit New Zealand.

Overpayment rectified

Overpayment rectified

Data accuracy problems which resulted in family doctors being overpaid by about $90,000 last year have been addressed, the Southern District Health Board says.

Call for SDHB to release IT report

Southern District Health Board should immediately release a long-awaited report into the cause of an IT crash that created havoc in February, Dunedin North MP David Clark says.

No advice to patient on painkillers

The Otago Southland coroner has recommended his finding into the death of an Invercargill woman be read by Southern District Health Board (SDHB) staff, saying the woman was not advised about the effect of strong painkillers prescribed to her after surgery.

Breast-screening jobs may go north

Breast-screening jobs may go north

A handful of jobs are set to transfer from Dunedin to Christchurch as a result of new management of the South's breast-screening programme, Pacific Radiology Group has confirmed.

$1m leak fix Govt's responsibility: King

$1m leak fix Govt's responsibility: King

It is unfair to expect the cash-strapped Southern District Health Board to find a million dollars to fix leaks at Dunedin Hospital, Labour health spokeswoman Annette King says.

Rest-homes opposed to village proposal

A proposal to invest up to $5 million developing a retirement village on Oamaru's Hospital Hill drew mixed reactions on Wednesday as the Waitaki District Council heard verbal submissions on its draft annual plan.

Reports by iPad

Southern District Health Board members are to be issued with iPads to view meeting reports, instead of receiving paper copies.

Board urged to be upfront about rebuild

Board urged to be upfront about rebuild

A Southern District Health Board member is imploring the board to be upfront about the strings attached to rebuilding Dunedin Hospital.

Hospital deteriorates faster than expected

Hospital deteriorates faster than expected

A building at Dunedin Hospital deteriorated more quickly than anyone expected, Southern District Health Board chairman Joe Butterfield says.

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