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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.

Oncologist says bowel screening benefits real

Scientific evidence supporting the merits of bowel screening is stronger than that for breast or prostate screening, Dunedin oncologist Christopher Jackson says.

Get advice here: union

Get advice here: union

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.

SDHB paid $80k for US firm's advice

SDHB paid $80k for US firm's advice

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 not qualified to cover: union

Cardiologists not qualified to cover: union

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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