More than a third of senior clinicians in New Zealand's public health system have been bullied, a major new survey shows.
The stance adopted by the SDHB's public health arm over a Ronald McDonald House was insulting to parents, petition organiser Jacqui Hellyer says.
Community Law Otago is pleased a high-interest lender has removed a power-of-attorney clause from loan agreements.
The number of eye patients overdue for follow-up appointments has been growing at the SDHB, which has failed to meet another deadline.
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...
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''.