Knowledge handed down by the women in his family has been stitched together by Auckland-based fabric artist Areez Katki for his first solo exhibition, now open at Otago Museum.
Many referrals to southern mental health services from primary care fall below the standard specialists can accept, researchers have found.
Dunedin Hospital’s beleaguered neurosurgeon Ahmad Taha may finally be about to receive some much needed help, with the Southern District Health Board poised to appoint a second neurosurgeon.
Security procedures at Wakari Hospital will probably be reviewed again after a patient at the mental health facility was apprehended a fortnight ago following a police pursuit through Central Otago.
A flurry of objections has greeted proposed electorate boundary changes in Otago-Southland for the next two general elections.
Benefits which telehealth could provide South Islanders are being undermined by an uncoordinated approach and poor monitoring of how services are used, a new region-wide strategy says.
Southern health officials have resumed the tricky job of tracing people who may have come into contact with a measles patient, just weeks after an outbreak in the region was believed to be over.
Claims of a ‘‘toxic’’ and ‘‘bullying’’ culture in Lumsden regarding the controversial regrading of the town’s primary birthing unit have mystified locals and supporters of the centre.
The Southern District Health Board is preparing a strategic case to adopt "generalism" at Dunedin Hospital. Mike Houlahan asks what generalism is, and what it might mean for...
The senior doctors union has reiterated its concerns about the Southern District Health Board’s survey of the hours its doctors work, claiming its outcome is ‘‘predetermined’’.
Dunedin Hospital staffer Len Foley is a life-saver, although he doesn’t wear a white coat or carry a stethoscope.
New Zealand’s largest architectural firm, Warren and Mahoney, is to design the new Dunedin Hospital, assisted by American and Dunedin firms.
Parliament's health select committee has delivered a stinging rebuke to the Southern District Health Board and Ministry of Health over their dealings with MPs.
Southern health professionals have stepped up to assist the efforts of their Samoan colleagues to battle the deadly measles outbreak in the island nation.
Debate on the size of the new Dunedin Hospital and the services it will offer reaches a decision point today, when planners will affirm or alter the project’s master site plan.
The Government has committed to funding for a new Dunedin hospital, but finding the people to build it is proving more difficult.