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.
The Southern District Health Board has an extra $7.2million in its coffers after receiving two grants from the Government for Covid-19 recovery.
Covid-19 has reinforced that the Southern District Health Board is heading in the right direction, its leadership says.
Wanaka is to have a primary birthing facility, after years of struggle for better maternity services in the town.
Dunedin MP David Clark, out of favour for his Covid-19 walkabouts, has found his way back into the affections of his colleagues and returned to the Cabinet.
Grant Robertson has had a few moments in his career when he has wondered: "How has a boy from South Dunedin ended up here?"
Significant cost and travel barriers may prevent southern women from using contraceptive devices such as IUDs, new research suggests.
Labour Dunedin list MP Rachel Brooking is still learning to navigate her way through the myriad corridors of the Parliamentary complex, let alone the tangles of the Parliamentary process.
The challenges facing the new Dunedin Hospital are "no better or worse than they have always been", project steering group chairman Pete Hodgson says.
Kiwis have voted strongly in favour of the End of Life Choice Act in the election referendum. But it's a step back for cannabis law reform activists as the public voted no to legalisation of the drug.