A Labour government would work with iwi and the University of Otago ahead of building Dunedin's new hospital in its first term, leader Jacinda Ardern says.
The Government has announced a one-off $6.5 million boost for adult cochlear implants after publicity about a long waiting list for the life-changing procedure.
The last Labour government left ``unfinished business'' in dealing with child poverty, and that would be her focus if elected, Labour leader Jacinda Ardern says.
The Southern District Health Board's performance has slipped on key hospital targets since the commissioner team was installed.
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern is likely to talk up her party's opposition to privatising the Dunedin Hospital rebuild when she visits the city.
An Otago man who is recovering in Mercy Hospital after urgent cancer surgery plans to set up a health watchdog group.
Up to three private investors have been identified as potentially interested in a public-private partnership to finance and run Dunedin's new hospital, a business case document reveals.
The fate of the Dunedin physio pool remains unknown after Saturday's announcement about the Dunedin Hospital rebuild.
The much anticipated rebuild announcement at Dunedin Hospital on the weekend didn't go entirely to plan.
The senior doctors’ union is opposed to the idea of private financing being used to build Dunedin’s new hospital, and says patients will suffer if it goes ahead.
Prime Minister Bill English and Health Minister Jonathan Coleman are coming to Dunedin today to make a big election promise about the Dunedin Hospital rebuild.
National's new candidate for Clutha-Southland does not want to talk about departing MP Todd Barclay and the rancour that remains in the electorate.
A prostate cancer patient says affected urology patients need to be transferred to other centres while the crisis-hit Southern District Health Board service is reorganised.
Dunedin has been left out of the new business mail network that will be set up to replace Fast Post.
Southern District Health Board chief executive Chris Fleming has admitted describing relationships at Dunedin Hospital as ''toxic'' but says his comment was misconstrued.
Urology patients in Dunedin have been at ''significant'' risk while specialists argued with senior management over staffing and refused some work in a bid to force managers to act.