1, 2. 1, 2. 1, 1, 2, 2. 1, 2. No, not a sound check prior to a concert — it is the sound of National, Labour and Act New Zealand squabbling about what Covid-19 alert level the South Island...
Sceptical members of the public will not trust that the end of life choice system is being properly managed unless robust research and transparent reporting systems are in place, Otago academics say.
Telehealth worked well during lockdown and patients at a Dunedin medical centre welcomed virtual appointments, research has found.
Southern sailor Bruce Blackburn has managed to get off the logging vessel he had been stranded on for several weeks while unable to get an emergency quarantine spot in New Zealand.
A Gore GP has questioned her professional body for its support of mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations for health and disability sector workers.
A Dunedin woman has won a five-year battle against ACC over botched brain surgery which left her with serious side effects ACC argued weren't due to the bungled operation.
A ‘‘child rescue’’ model unfairly dominates the way decisions are made about the welfare of at-risk children, outgoing Children’s Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft says.
The South is set to remain at Alert Level 2 for at least another two weeks, despite Australia opening up quarantine-free travel from the South Island.
It turns out, according to a recently released Cabinet paper, that every one has the right to participate in the ‘‘digital identity ecosystem’’.
Pencil in June 24 in your 2022 diary. We are — probably — going on holiday.
More than 400 Southerners have waited more than a year for an elective procedure and many others have lingered more than the expected four months on the waiting list.
Southern hospital patients are about to be surveyed to gauge how satisfied they are with the care they are receiving.
A key recommendation in reports aimed at improving the southern colonoscopy service may be scrapped as part of health system reforms.
The proposed new parking building for the new Dunedin Hospital will probably be a standalone building linked by a bridge to the larger inpatient building.
The Southern region has to plan for Covid-19-positive patients in hospitals and medical centres in the future, a meeting was told yesterday.
Ngai Tahu-owned health provider Te Kaika is to run a large community wellness hub built on its Caversham campus in Dunedin.
The Southern District Health Board region faces a significant shortage of aged residential care nurses, and the board itself is part of the problem.
This week politics has been brought to you by the number 45 ... that being how many community cases of Covid-19 were discovered in Auckland on Wednesday.
Southern public health staff have managed almost 1400 people who were contacts of the Auckland Delta cluster in the current Covid-19 outbreak.
The new Dunedin Hospital is to have a new Dunedin Hospital car park.