The Southern District Health Board is undertaking a
wide-reaching planning exercise for the next decade, which
will be used to help plan the Dunedin Hospital rebuild.
A single incorrect digit entered into a computer system
caused the massive IT crash in southern hospitals in
February, a report from the Southern District Health Board
Fourteen months after a controversial plan was revealed,
southern hospital kitchen staff have demanded answers about
their jobs at a Southern District Health Board meeting in
The Southern District Health Board has approved a $1.75
million repair job to fix Dunedin Hospital's seven-storey
clinical services building.
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
Health Minister Tony Ryall has given the Southern District
Health Board permission to dispose of two of its buildings in
Waiting up to a year for an ultrasound in the South is
''incomprehensible'', Dunedin South MP Clare Curran says.
Improved accountability for millions of dollars spent on
district health board senior doctors' continuing education is
being sought by Audit New Zealand.
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.
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.
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