One third of patients were not treated within acceptable time frames as the Southern District Health Board reacted too slowly to a looming urology crisis, an investigation has found.
Managers at the Southern District Health Board were aware for around three years of issues with its urology service causing long delays in treatment, a Health and Disability Commissioner report has found.
The professional body for authorised financial advisers is reviewing its training courses and intends to place greater emphasis on ethics following the collapse of Dunedin adviser Barry Kloogh's...
A few years ago, Parliament reviewed the rules concerning member's Bills, partly in the hope of allowing more MPs a chance of getting their proposed law reforms considered.
Commerce Minister Kris Faafoi is confident a new regulatory regime for authorised financial advisers will make them subject to robust scrutiny.
Dunedin's neurosurgery service staffing levels, which an independent report has called "inherently unsafe", are unlikely to improve this year, the Southern District Health Board says.
The southern region community health council will continue to play an important role as the region's health system returns to being overseen by an elected board, the council's chairwoman says.
The Financial Markets Authority should do more to help people caught up in the multimillion-dollar collapse of Dunedin financial adviser Barry Kloogh's companies, lawyers acting for a group of...
Lawyers acting pro bono for people who lost their savings in the collapse of Dunedin financial adviser Barry Kloogh's businesses want the Government to further tighten regulations governing financial advisers.
Crown workplace safety agency WorkSafe will scrutinise health and safety practices at Wakari Hospital after being notified of an issue at the hospital last month.
In 2015, before he was suddenly interrupted, John Chambers was a member of the Southern District Health Board.
Strike action by medical imaging technologists has not prevented southern region patients in life-threatening situations from accessing X-rays or scans if they needed them, the Southern DHB says.
Southern hospitals have once again delayed some elective operations and outpatient appointments due to industrial action.
Voters have opted for a blend of patient rights advocates and candidates with governmental and medical experience when electing their first Southern District Health Board in six years.
Former Dunedin mayor Dave Cull was not unemployed for long, after being elected as a member of the Southern District Health Board.
Gangs and politicians have a symbiotic relationship: as long as we have had gangs, politicians have been pledging to crack down on them.
A new community maternity service provided by Queen Mary midwives is a sign of the times, the College of Midwives says.
Issues with the inner-city Dunedin site, particularly concerning the cost of piles to build on reclaimed land, are believed to be concerning hospital planners and behind a bid to reduce the footprint of the new hospital.
One-off costs have caused the Southern District Health Board's deficit to blow out to $85.8million - almost four times over budget.