Privacy Commissioner John Edwards was in our patch this week, briefing institutions and individuals on far-reaching law changes about to take effect in his patch.
The Cancer Society yesterday benefited from a final act of generosity by a man who had already given much to his community.
Outgoing hospital rebuild chairman Pete Hodgson has a simple explanation as to why his role with the project is changing: "I’ve never built a hospital and it’s important we engage people who are...
Hip and knee replacement are the most common reasons people claim on their health insurance, newly released data suggests.
The long-awaited opening of stage two of Dunedin Hospital’s intensive care unit upgrade appears to still be many months away.
Given the rollercoaster ride he has been on this year, it is unlikely Dunedin-based National Party list MP Michael Woodhouse will remember 2020 fondly.
Dunedin National list MP Michael Woodhouse has been restored to favour, being named shadow finance minister yesterday by party leader Judith Collins.
Covid-19 has provided a compelling argument why primary health organisations must survive any revamping of the health system, WellSouth chairman Doug Hill says.
A potential Covid-19 vaccine breakthrough is exciting but must not derail vaccine research in New Zealand and elsewhere, an Otago scientist says.
Primary care nurses walked off the job in GP clinics and medical practices around the region yesterday as part of a nationwide strike.
A formal audit of the Southern District Health Board’s urology service has yet to be carried out, a year after a scathing report into its performance was released.
International mariners at the centre of a Covid-19 outbreak have boarded their ships and left Dunedin.
Dunedin primary care nurses join their New Zealand Nurses Organisation colleagues on a 24-hour strike today.
A Joe Biden presidency could result in New Zealand’s ambitions in issues such as trade and climate change being advanced, a University of Otago political scientist says.
As a doctor of theology, Dunedin MP David Clark will be very familiar with the phrase "to err is human, to forgive is divine".
Short-term funding will be needed to keep the Southern District Health Board’s almost $200million digital programme on track.