The Southern District Health Board has launched a new "Speak Up'' programme, to allow staff to raise workplace concerns or issues with a peer.
The Southern District Health Board could outsource more operations as part of plans to fast-track the first stage of the new Dunedin Hospital.
Spine and neck injuries, post-surgery complications and a bad bleed suffered by patients in southern hospitals were caused by overseas-trained surgeons' lack of technical expertise, a new report says.
A Te Anau man has been confirmed as having the second case of measles in the southern region in recent weeks, and the third case in the South Island.
For several years now, both the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition have spent Thursdays — and occasionally Fridays — out of Wellington touring the country.
Fast-tracking the first stage of the Dunedin Hospital rebuild was good news, but it also meant having to accelerate planning for how to cope with the old, decaying building, Southern DHB chief...
A Kurow mother is pleading for the new Dunedin Hospital to include space for a paediatric eating disorders unit. Mike Houlahan talks to her about how she hopes her daughter’s struggle can help others.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern opened expansions to two Southland export success stories yesterday while on a visit to Invercargill.
The Southern District Health Board will soon appoint a new head of mental health, chief executive Chris Fleming says.
Salads are in and sponge cakes are out as the Southern District Health Board rolls out its new healthy food and drinks policy in cafes and retail outlets on its premises.
Mental health and addiction services are unbalanced, under-resourced, unfocused and require a major shakeup to make them patient-centric, the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction says.
The Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction had a special plea to politicians in its 219-page report, released yesterday.
New Zealanders need to do more to help each other deal with a "rising tide" of mental health and addiction issues, the report of the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction says.
A reunion 53 years and 19,000km in the making took place in Mosgiel yesterday, as three Kiwi veterans of the London Ambulance Service (LAS) met.
Dunedin Hospital’s state-of-the-art new critical care unit may not be open until the new year, the Southern District Health Board said yesterday.
"Frontliners", an exhibition of photographs of ruins in Dunedin might conjure up images of crumbling Victorian buildings or decaying Edwardian homes.
New Zealand should stage pandemic preparedness exercises at least every four years, a new report recommends.
A health initiative launched in Invercargill four years ago has yet to deliver marked improvement in the city residents’ wellbeing, a new report says.
Southlanders dealing with a range of medical issues stemming from sexual violence have been angered by planned changes to counselling services.
Michael Woodhouse and David Clark have squared off against each other for years, writes ODT's political reporter Mike Houlahan.