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$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.

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.

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