Details of Labour’s promised mental health inquiry will be out within days, Dunedin campaigner Corinda Taylor says.
A response to the plight of a woman with critical mental health needs who has been on a waiting list for 14 months is inadequate, MP Clare Curran says.
The SDHB has been ordered into mediation to find out how much it owes an employee after it was found the board had not been paying her enough.
Cancer patients around the country are waiting months to receive their first bout of potentially life-saving treatment as hospitals struggle to keep up with demand.
Michelle Wilkie has been waiting more than a year to be admitted to Ashburn Clinic.
Former health minister Jonathan Coleman has called Pete Hodgson’s appointment to the Dunedin Hospital rebuild a "serious error", and has claimed the former Cabinet minister is unable to make tough...
Health Minister David Clark has sacked the Dunedin Hospital rebuild chairman and appointed former Labour cabinet minister Pete Hodgson to lead the project.
An ''invisible'' leadership style at the Ministry of Health has been slated in a high-level report card.
The Dunedin Hospital emergency department is ''just not up to standard'' and patients are suffering, an ''exhausted'' Dr John Chambers says.
Not a single South Island member has been included in Health Minister David Clark's new top-level advisory group.
Disgraced former health boss Nigel Murray is claiming the credit for merging the Otago and Southland health boards, despite the amalgamation happening after he had moved on.
Prostate cancer was diagnosed in 24 men during the urology super-clinic, figures released yesterday by the Southern District Health Board show.
A rumour about an unsafe sterilisation practice being used during a urology super-clinic reflects resistance to change and outmoded systems at Dunedin Hospital.
The Ministry of Heath has declared a national outbreak of whooping cough.
A surge in gastroenteritis cases in Dunedin schoolchildren emphasises the need for proper hygiene precautions, Public Health says.
A man who permanently lost the sight in one eye because of follow-up delays at Southern District Health Board is disappointed many patients are still waiting.
Former Waikato health board chief executive Nigel Murray was a "disappointment" at the defunct Southland DHB, a former Southland board member says.
Dunedin Hospital urologist Kampta Samalia has accused his bosses of mounting a publicity stunt, criticising the use of a urology super-clinic.
The death of a newborn baby is one of more than 50 adverse events reported by the Southern District Health Board in the past year.
The SDHB still has the third highest number of reported adverse events in New Zealand despite a slight decline in the past year.