The Southern District Health Board has introduced new "one-stop shop" urology clinics to attempt to consolidate gains made by its "super clinics" held last year.
Public awareness will be key to the success of a new online mental health tool, a health sector leader says.
Patients enrolled in a soon-to-be-scrapped SDHB ketamine trial have reacted angrily to the decision, saying they had no notice they would be expected to stop taking a drug they call their last hope.
The new Dunedin Hospital is likely to be a similar size to the current building, SDHB Commissioner Richard Thomson says.
The Southern District Health Board cannot afford not to implement its draft primary and community care plan, chief executive Chris Fleming says.
Dunedin Hospital’s emergency department is once more being stretched to its limits and many patients are waiting on beds in corridors to be seen by medical staff.
Crowds have flocked to Chinese New Year celebrations in Dunedin this evening.
Further studies are needed before New Zealand proceeds down the path of all patients accessing their medical information electronically, one of the Ministry of Health’s "eHealth ambassadors" says.
An organ the size of an almond left Dunedin woman Anna Townsend with a 2kg problem which, if untreated, could have killed her.
The Southern District Health Board has abandoned its support for trials of the drug ketamine as a treatment for depression.
A review of the national bowel cancer screening programme must not delay the introduction of a scheme that could save hundreds of lives a year, Bowel Cancer New Zealand says.
After 40 years working in psychiatry, visiting English physician David Nutt firmly believes it's all in the mind.
Medical students saddled with high tuition debt are not all chasing high-paying roles after graduation, and many are prepared to take jobs in rural areas or in general practice, a new study suggests.
There are very few airworthy Spitfires in New Zealand, but Dunedin got the next-best thing at the weekend when two replica aircraft were the stars of the show at the Taieri Wings and Wheels Spectacular.
The stories of 82 women caught up in the ''unfortunate experiment'' at the National Women's Hospital in Auckland have now been told, thanks to University of Otago researchers.
The Court of Appeal has taken the rare step of offering advice in a judgement, suggesting the Ministry of Health review its procedures for processing applications for funding to care for disabled adult children.
Medical consent procedures may need to be reviewed in the wake of new research by the University of Otago.
Patient portals — a key part of the Southern District Health Board’s primary and community care draft plan — need to be assessed to see if they are delivering as promised, the Auditor-general says.
Artificial intelligence is the way of the future, and visiting lawyer KayFirth-Butterfield is helping shape that future through her work at the World Economic Forum. Mike Houlahan reports.
Greg Davis owns a well-travelled wood chipper. On Thursday morning the machine was sitting in the yard of his Balaclava property. That afternoon, it took a trip to Caversham, around 250m down the hill.