Pacific Edge's bladder cancer test is used by many district health boards, and sells in the United States, Australia and Southeast Asia.
A parliamentary select committee hearing in Dunedin yesterday turned into an athletic contest, with self-proclaimed nimble, agile polytechnics pitched against lumbering, cumbersome Government...
Father Christmas came early this week, in the form of Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones and his Santa Sack, otherwise known as the Provincial Growth Fund.
A public-minded group of lawyers have given their time to try to help people caught up in the nightmare collapse of a Dunedin investment adviser’s companies.
A new suicide prevention strategy, a focus on workforce development and greater involvement of families are key features of a new Southern District Health Board mental health and addiction plan.
Designed as a tool to help doctors across the region provide consistent standards of care, Health Pathways have taken some unexpected turns, health reporter Mike Houlahan finds.
Labour's economic development caucus visited Dunedin yesterday, MPs viewing a range of high-tech and digital businesses and stockpiling ideas to take home with them.
A Dunedin man's passion for gardening may have killed him, and his widow wants his death to serve as a warning to others.
A Dunedin physiotherapist has had charges of professional misconduct upheld by the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal.
More than 500 people will have operations or procedures deferred this week, due to ongoing industrial action by medical imaging technologists.
The Southern District Health Board is working with the Community Health Council to try to improve how it apologises to patients and families affected by adverse events.
Eighteen months after being slated in a commissioner report, the SDHB's ophthalmology service is showing "enormous improvement'', the organisation says.
Dunedin Hospital's radiology department has regained its accreditation status, more than 18 months after auditors suspended it.
A damning report of Southern District Health Board urology services has national as well as regional implications, the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand says.
Dunedin man Joshua Perry's petition to improve disabled people's access to housing modifications has received partial support from the Ministry of Health, but it has come out against one of his main proposals.
Reports of discourteous treatment of patients and continuing delays in tests and treatments are concerning, the Southern District Health Board's urology service clinical leader says.
Stephen Hoffman wanted to drive a truck until he was 70, but cancer treatment delays mean the 64-year-old now has a lower life-expectancy, and will never work again.
The southern region may be over the worst of its dose of measles - no more cases of the highly infectious disease have been reported in the past seven days.