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
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
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.
Southern District Health Board members are to be issued with
iPads to view meeting reports, instead of receiving paper
A Southern District Health Board member is imploring the
board to be upfront about the strings attached to rebuilding
A building at Dunedin Hospital deteriorated more quickly than
anyone expected, Southern District Health Board chairman Joe
Scientific evidence supporting the merits of bowel screening
is stronger than that for breast or prostate screening,
Dunedin oncologist Christopher Jackson says.
The Southern District Health Board did not need advice from
an American-based firm, as there is plenty of help available
closer to home, the senior doctors' union says.
The Southern District Health Board spent more than $80,000 on
consulting advice from a United States-based firm, an
Official Information Act request reveals.
Cardiologists at the Southern District Health Board are
required to cover a service for which they are not qualified,
the senior doctors' union says.
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