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.
Staff feel the Southern District Health Board’s rejection of a Christian chapel in the new Dunedin hospital is flawed and the issue should be reconsidered.
Delays and cost overruns on the new Dunedin Hospital project raise doubts whether the project will be completed to the size and scope planned, National Dunedin list MP Michael Woodhouse says.
The new Dunedin Hospital will be over budget and there are serious doubts whether the second of its two buildings will open on time, a Cabinet paper says.
Heritage New Zealand will not oppose the demolition of the historic facades of the Cadbury’s building so long as several conditions are met.
DCC planners have recommended consent for the demolition of the former Cadbury factory be granted, as the public benefit of the new hospital to be built on the site outweighs the historic value of the buildings.
Medsafe's medicines classification committee will today consider coronial recommendations about the sale of paracetamol made after the inquest into the death of a Dunedin student.
Next year Dunedin’s neurosurgery service may finally have a full team of three doctors on staff, for the first time since it was established 10 years ago.
Tuesday's report in the Otago Daily Times that Act New Zealand was considering setting up a southern base following its record party vote return in the 2020 election was, predictably, greeted with...
Type 1 diabetics are being urged to continue using their prescribed insulin, despite the discovery of a batch of the medication which is causing blood sugar levels to spike alarmingly.
Influenza all but vanished from the health landscape this year, one Dunedin GP doubting she saw more than two possible cases of the disease.
About five people a day arrive at Dunedin Hospital because they have drunk too much - one of whom will likely be in immediate or imminent danger of death.
Act New Zealand is considering setting up a southern base to capitalise on its election night gains in Otago and Southland.
Dressed in their finest and having had their photos taken and received a guided tour, the Labour Party class of 2020 has arrived at Parliament.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern undeniably won the 2020 election for Labour, but equally as undeniably National’s erratic behaviour and disunity meant it lost the 2020 election.
The new seat of Taieri was expected to be a close contest, but the Labour landslide propelled its candidate, Ingrid Leary, to a dominant win.