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.
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.