A woman referred for a scan because of cancer fears has been told she will have to wait more than five months because Dunedin Hospital is too busy.
A significant delay revealed in the Dunedin Hospital rebuild sets completion back to 2031 in the worst-case scenario. The best-case scenario is now 2027.
The "truly unique" arrangements at Southern District Health Board will not adversely affect the Dunedin Hospital rebuild, commissioner Kathy Grant says.
The Southern District Health Board is receiving more than $1.3 million a year to cater for former refugees in Dunedin.
Older patients were forced to sit on the floor while waiting for an appointment in the crisis-hit eye department at Dunedin Hospital, prompting a complaint from staff to their union.
A new plan to increase deceased organ donation lacks funding and an implementation timeframe, Kidney Health New Zealand says.
A pay equity claim has been lodged on behalf of 27,000 district health board nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants in potentially the most significant equal pay case to date.
A new analysis of the May Budget by the Council of Trade Unions says it short-changed the health sector by $215 million.
A long-running dispute between a Palmerston pharmacist and the Southern District Health Board has been sorted after the two parties finally talked out their differences.
Planned job cuts at the Southern District Health Board have been scaled back because they were "too sharp", chief executive Chris Fleming says.
Nominations open on Monday to find the National Party candidate in the Clutha-Southland electorate, but the party is unable to say exactly when the new candidate will be confirmed.
A report into the state of the concrete on Dunedin Hospital’s ward block will be kept secret because the Cabinet will look at it as part of its decision on the hospital rebuild.
The Southern District Health Board says it has contingency plans to provide pharmacy services to East Otago if it cannot resolve a row with Waihemo Pharmacy owner Adrian Graamans.
Too little data is being gathered in the Antarctic about potentially catastrophic effects of climate change, but NZ is taking a leading role in the work that is being done, a researcher says.
Dunedin South MP Clare Curran is seeking an "urgent meeting" with Cadbury pledge founder Jim O’Malley to try to salvage his bid to manufacture Kiwi confectionery lines in Dunedin.
Mental health workers at Pact, in Dunedin, will get the same pay rise as their colleagues, despite not being part of the equal pay settlement.
One of the safest National Party seats in the country is not immune to electoral upset, Clutha-Southland New Zealand First candidate Mark Patterson says.
Dunedin South MP Clare Curran has accused Mondelez of misleading city leaders over the prospect of a Dunedin-based operator winning the contract to make Jaffas and other Kiwi confectionery.
Some new projects will need to be cut back by the Southern DHB after it had the "carpet pulled out from under our feet" by the Ministry of Health, board chief executive Chris Fleming says.