The Southern District Health Board has applied for its radiology department to regain accreditation.
The Southern District Health Board has received a draft external review into the disappearance of Gordon McLean from Wakari Hospital last October.
TV medical dramas usually focus on the surgeon wielding the scalpel, but yesterday hospitals around New Zealand put the spotlight on the person at the other end of the patient.
John Adams’ job is to bring a clinical voice to the design of the new Dunedin Hospital, but that is not the only voice concerning him.
Government medicines regulator Medsafe is moving to curb the sale of pharmaceutical drugs privately via social media.
Eva Cooper devoted her life to helping others, a work ethic which cut her life short.
The 1918 flu pandemic cut a swathe across New Zealand, killing thousands of people in just a few weeks. Could such a deadly disease could strike again?
As Christchurch Hospital battles to cope with a surge in patients suffering the after-effects of using synthetic cannabis, the director of the National Poisons Centre is pleading for people not to...
New Zealand's doctors and nurses have respect for their patients, but urgently need to brush up on their communication skills, new research suggests.
It wasn't quite on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, but Tom Brooking's 40 year career teaching history at the University of Otago ended yesterday with a lecture.
The ordeal a Mosgiel worker went through chasing justice after being fired for taking a 30-cent bag shows the process is "unnecessarily severe" and needs changing, her advocate says.
Dunedin has an unusual new export thanks to University of Otago scientists - monkey malaria.
Firing an employee after she wrongfully took a 30-cent bag of chips will cost a Mosgiel rest-home nearly $19,000 in compensation, plus thousands more in back pay and legal costs, after the employee successfully sued.
Refurbishing old courthouses, such as those in Dunedin and Oamaru, is worthy but such fit outs should be done with the needs of future court users in mind, a University of Otago researcher says.
The Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction has been given an extra month to submit its findings to the Government.
A piece of civic history was returned to Dunedin yesterday, when Mayor Dave Cull was presented with a trowel given to another Dunedin mayor more than 100 years ago.
The Southern District Health Board is committed to finding a solution to issues in Dunedin Hospital's emergency department and is working through options, chief executive Chris Fleming said.
Alexandra poet, publisher and librettist Michael Harlow is one of the recipients of the 2018 Prime Minister's Awards for Literary Achievement.
The Southern District Health Board has restated its commitment to upgrading its beleaguered emergency department in the wake of the Ministry of Health urging it to improve waiting times.
Dunedin events marking Mental Health Awareness Week are starting with a blank canvas.