A funding announcement for a drug that will help dozens of cystic fibrosis sufferers could pave the way for future boosts, a Dunedin campaigner says.
St John was called out more than 36,000 times in Otago and Southland last year - a 6.9% increase from 2018.
Consent has been granted for the first stage in the demolition of the former Cadbury factory to make way for the new Dunedin Hospital.
Stage two of the redevelopment of Dunedin Hospital’s critical care unit appears to be progressing with few of the dramas of stage one.
There is always interest in new technology for bowel cancer screening, the Southern District Health Board says.
Dunedin Hospital’s beleaguered neurosurgeon Ahmad Taha may finally be about to receive some much needed help, with the Southern District Health Board poised to appoint a second neurosurgeon.
Benefits which telehealth could provide South Islanders are being undermined by an uncoordinated approach and poor monitoring of how services are used, a new region-wide strategy says.
A person who was travelling across the country over the holidays has been confirmed as having measles and had travelled to places including Dunedin, Whare Flat Folk Music Festival and was on the Interislander Ferry.
The Southern District Health Board is preparing a strategic case to adopt "generalism" at Dunedin Hospital. Mike Houlahan asks what generalism is, and what it might mean for...
The senior doctors union has reiterated its concerns about the Southern District Health Board’s survey of the hours its doctors work, claiming its outcome is ‘‘predetermined’’.
All Southern District Health Board senior medical and dental officers have been warned to maintain ‘‘scrupulous adherence’’ to the boundaries between their private and public work.
Senior Southern DHB medical staff have ‘‘seething anger’’ over the conduct and performance of the organisation’s management - and their organisation is at ‘‘teetering point’’, a veteran health unionist says.
A third of urgent cases seen at the Lumsden maternal and child hub in the weeks after it opened involved mothers who needed nitrous oxide for pain relief, newly released emails show.
The University of Otago has announced it has finally found a specialist urologist to take up the role of associate professor of urology, after hunting for more than a decade.
The Southern district is soon to have an elected health board once more. Four years after commissioner Kathy Grant was installed, along with deputy Richard Thomson, health reporter Mike Houlahan...
Newly released Ministry of Health emails concerning the Southern DHB's maternity strategy reveal the degree of confusion which surrounded the board's introduction of "maternal and child hubs".
Wellsouth, the southern region's primary health organisation, has released its annual report and launched a new strategic plan.