At Dunedin Hospital

8.32% of Dunedin staff travel from Mosgiel

12-16 km average distance an orderly walks in a day

A designated theatre suite assistant (TSA) for theatre 6 has made such a difference to patient flow that the Wednesday cataract list is now able to book ten patients instead of the usual eight.

The OPAL Unit was opened in Ward 6ATR with the aim to see, treat and care for medically stable older patients with as little delays as possible. 122 patients have been through the Unit to date.


New Dunedin Hospital

1000 workers expected at the peak of construction.

  • Resource and building consent awarded for the above ground demolition of the Cadbury site
  • Cadbury carpark excavated – many artefacts of archaeological interest uncovered.

For more SDHB facts and stats for December see:

Southland Hospital
Celebrating a year at Southern DHB


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