Community Law Otago is warning against a high-interest lender that is securing power of attorney authority from borrowers.
Banter and communication have improved in the Hou household because of rules limiting smartphone use, Roslyn Pharmacy owner Andrew Hou says.
The Southern District Health Board is considering options in respect of a multimillion-dollar home support contract up for renewal next year.
The head of urology at Dunedin Hospital says it took time for his bosses to admit there was a problem but he is confident they will not ignore a similar situation in future.
A University of Otago professor has suggested McDonald’s played some sort of covert role in stoking the recent outrage in the Ronald McDonald House row, an accusation it rejects. Health reporter...
More than 600 patients will attend urology super-clinics today and tomorrow at Dunedin Hospital.
The University of Otago is going ahead with a controversial shake-up of its counselling service.
Dunedin's first low-cost medical practice is celebrating its 20th anniversary.
Health Minister and Dunedin North MP David Clark has received his first written briefing on the Dunedin Hospital rebuild, but it just raised more questions.
Dunedin South MP Clare Curran is the first Dunedin female parliamentarian to serve in Cabinet. She sat down with reporter Eileen Goodwin to discuss her portfolios.
Public inquiries to his office have dropped and a sense of antipathy towards National is palpable in Dunedin, National list MP Michael Woodhouse says.
A Dunedin social sector leader is relieved a controversial client information scheme has been dumped by the new Government.
The Southern District Health Board has put a lot of effort into reducing its rate of over-prescribing to older people, deputy commissioner Richard Thomson says.
The Public Health Association has gone into damage-control over its widely-panned opposition to Ronald McDonald House, claiming its position was "misrepresented''.
Banning fizzy drink sales at the South Dunedin Street Festival on Saturday was "a bit of a risk" but there were no complaints, an organiser says.
The SDHB's chief executive told the Ministry of Health the board did not have the money to refer all its overdue heart patients to other hospitals, letters show.
When pharmacist John Fraser was an apprentice, he sometimes wondered if the arsenic tonic he was doling out to a patient was good for them.
New Zealand chief executives are being paid too much and wealth could be shared more equally, a University of Otago researcher says.
Honor Houltham is lucky to have fast-acting parents.
The Southern District Health Board's own public health arm has now come out against the Ronald McDonald charity setting up a hospital house in Dunedin.