A programme helping new nurses communicate with doctors and senior medical staff was recognised at International Nurses Day yesterday.
Being part of a new international network of universities creates opportunities in research, joint postgraduate programmes, and student exchanges, says Otago University international pro-vice-chancellor Prof Sarah Todd.
A South Dunedin business owner says she may have to cut staff numbers if regulations which could dramatically increase costs are introduced.
Dozens of senior positions look set to be disestablished as the Southern District Health Board restructures to form a single service arm.
A replacement central monitoring system is being sought for Dunedin Hospital's emergency department (ED) after the system failed last mont
A Dunedin academic's research into the United States health system has been accepted for a prestigious medical journal.
Far from desperate and dateless, Danny Park, who advertised on a Dunedin street last week for a date, was taking part in a stunt for his employer, a Dunedin radio station.
The Octagon's free wireless internet (Wi-Fi) service is set to start next Friday.
"One war's finished and another has started."
The Waikouaiti Golf Club and an equestrian trust are at odds over the use of Dunedin City Council-controlled land, with both groups saying they want to develop it for recreation.
The Southern District Health Board's planning and funding division has cancelled its monthly mental health roundtable sessions, following a recent meeting where a staff member reportedly felt "uncomfortable".
Rachel Platt does not normally read the public notices, usually "skimming" the Otago Daily Times at lunchtime.
Save our centre. That will be the cry of protesters today in the Octagon against the possible closure of a Dunedin activity centre, Advisory and Support Centre Otago (Asco).
Some of the Southern District Health Board's (SDHB) top staff may have to reapply for their jobs in a review of the board's new provider arm.
Christianity was in a troubled state but there were signs of hope, retired bishop, the Rt Rev Richard Randerson, of Wellington, told those attending a vicar's induction at All Saints' Church in North Dunedin on Saturday.
An armchair set ablaze which ignited the front of a student flat at the weekend on Leith St was a "senseless act of arson", Dunedin Detective Sergeant Brett Roberts said.
Sylvia Clarkson, of Dunedin, peruses the winning entry at this year's Hope and Sons Art Awards, Two Chairs - No Waiting, by Invercargill artist Paul Lindsay, who wins $3000.
Health and safety in the workplace is not taken as seriously in New Zealand as in many other countries, New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM) national manager Ian Clark says.
Learning to preserve food, remodel old clothes and eating tofu are some of the experiences for secondary school pupils at an environmental action camp at Karitane's Puketeraki marae.
The logo for the South's new district health board captures the essence of both Otago and Southland, resembling the rolling hills and rugged coasts of both regions, Otago and Southland District Health Boards' chief executive Brian Rousseau says.