The Green Party constitution requires it to engage in "nonviolent conflict resolution as the process by which ecological wisdom, social responsibility, and appropriate decision making will be...
The phrase "signing your own death warrant" is loosely used, but Glenn Blundell knows exactly how that feels.
Most southern general practice clinics are now ready to dispense Covid-19 vaccinations, despite widespread dissatisfaction at being forced to use the Ministry of Health’s booking system.
Many things in cancer are precious, and so is radiation oncologist David Anderson’s time.
Last Friday, with whatever fanfare it might have received drowned out by the Howl of a Protest farmers rally, the Government released a new code of practice for the pastoral care of tertiary and...
The captain of the Covid-19-stricken container vessel Mattina and two of his crew have been evacuated from the ship’s Bluff mooring.
Dunedin Urgent Doctors has been swamped with patients, people reporting waits of as long as seven hours.
Fear of change and uncertainty driven by Covid-19 lie behind many of the concerns raised in the latest Southern District Health Board staff satisfaction survey, it believes.
Fourteen months after the South’s last case of Covid-19 recovered, local doctors yesterday again donned protective equipment to treat patients with the pandemic disease.
The irony of having left pandemic-stricken Sydney to work for the SDHB, just as two new cases of Covid-19 arrive in the region on board a container ship, has not escaped newly appointed medical officer of health Prof John Eastwood.
Cupcakes and balloons were rolled out yesterday as southern medical staff marked the region passing the 100,000 Covid-19 vaccinations mark.
Cancer campaigner Melissa Vining has called for district health boards to establish exactly how many people have suffered ill-effects while waiting for treatment.
Stocks of prednisolone, a drug used to treat the respiratory illness RSV, are in plentiful supply in Otago and Southland.
The Southern District Health Board, concerned about negative headlines regarding its management of cancer treatment, asked staff to review if cases were being counted correctly.
Mercy Hospital plans to increase its services by 20% and chief executive Richard Whitney has no doubt the demand is there.
An apparent legislative oversight may be righted if MPs heed a petition presented in Dunedin yesterday.
Cancer treatment at Dunedin Hospital is being held up because not enough patients are getting first specialist appointments, the essential first step before they receive radiation treatment.
Desperately needed vaccinators cannot be officially trained at the University of Otago’s School of Pharmacy because of a technical stand-off with the Ministry of Health.
Invercargill nurse Kathryn Harper had great faith in the health system, but was ultimately let down by it.
For something set up as an apolitical organisation, farmer advocacy group Groundswell is having a heck of a political impact.