Southern hospitals were yesterday treating 30 cases of respiratory illness, which include the highly infectious disease RSV.
It was a big day at Summerset at Bishopscourt yesterday ... mahjong, darts and Covid-19 vaccinations.
At least 27 people were recorded as having suffered harm in the first two months of this year while lingering on the Southern District Health Board’s cancer treatment waiting list.
If you cannot have a properly functioning pancreas, Otago researchers are working to refine the next best thing, an artificial "organ".
Fellow citizens, be warned, we are in a time of crisis: New Zealand is suffering a severe shortage of auditors.
Cancelling elective surgery has become a daily function of the Southern District Health Board and it should not be, a review of the organisation says.
Opinion articles questioning the performance of the Southern District Health Board’s colonoscopy service have been roundly criticised as an "ongoing assault".
Southern District Health Board staff have low morale and feel unaware of the direction the organisation is heading, a scathing confidential review of the board says.
There were not that many people cheering when Moment of Kaos won race 6 at Forbury Park last night.
The Southern District Health Board lurches from crisis to crisis and needs to rethink its management and governance structure, a confidential review has found.
After watching an aunt and her grandmother die of cancer during her childhood, Sarah Diermeier vowed that she would cure it.
Dunedin and Southland Hospitals are both caring for children with a possible fatal respiratory disease which is sweeping across New Zealand.
The Southern District Health Board is having chronic problems recruiting new staff, especially nurses.
Rectifying issues at Southland Hospital will be a lengthy project but some short-term improvements can be made to improve the functionality of the building, the Southern District Health Board was...
The Southern District Health Board has offered a contract to a much needed new neurosurgeon, but is not confident the doctor will sign the deal.
The trust which runs the Dunedin Physio Pool has appealed to the Southern District Health Board to waive $100,000 of its rent while a machinery malfunction forces it to remain shut.
The Southern District Health Board’s approach to telling people their cancer treatment will be carried out in Christchurch is "a little bit fascist" a board member says.
Despite the Government ordering district health boards to reduce their rate of Covid-19 injections to preserve vaccine stocks, the Southern District Health Board is still well ahead of schedule.
The PR campaign for this, the third biography of the New Zealand Prime Minister in recent months, did not get off to a great start — its subject effectively disowning it.
Complaints about the Southern DHB are generally handled well but there is room for improvement, particularly in patient privacy and keeping families informed, a report says.