The Southern District Health Board's highest individual termination or personal grievance payment last financial year was $75,000.
Health Minister David Clark has been unwilling to give his views on the size of the highest pay packets at district health boards.
Eight district health boards had pay packages for their chief executives of $500,000 or more last financial year.
Top district health board pay last year went to four Auckland surgeons with packages topping $1 million.
An external review of referrals for colonoscopy at Southland Hospital will include at least 20 cases where surgeons believe diagnosis of cancer was delayed.
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Some of the 10,000 people wrongly dropped off the invitation list for bowel screening may have been waiting to be seen for five years, the Ministry of Health says.
Last week, Health Minister David Clark went public over a glitch in the bowel screening pilot scheme which may have affected three people who went on to get cancer, one of whom has since died.
Health Minister David Clark's review of the national bowel screening programme is unlikely to address controversy over the initial screening test.
The introduction of the national bowel screening programme will take a year longer than previously planned, Health Minister David Clark says.
The Hutt Valley and Wairarapa District Health Boards began the National Bowel Screening Programme last month, and Southern will follow next year.
Demand for colonoscopies could put the national bowel screening programme at risk if participants were given full test results, the National Screening Advisory Committee says.
Serious concerns about aspects of the Southern District Health Board's record-keeping practices have been raised by the country's chief archivist, Marilyn Little.
Former transport minister Gerry Brownlee bought chewing gum and a can of drink after barging through airport security, new information about the 2014 incident at Christchurch Airport shows.
Southern District Health Board meals on wheels recipients in Dunedin and Invercargill will be the first to test new Compass meals in about five weeks.
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