Aged residential care nurses took to Dunedin's streets today to call for better staffing in aged residential care facilities.
Dunedin Hospital is no longer at capacity following the Southern District Health Board's declaration of a "code black" earlier today.
Southern Maori hope a renewed partnership between runaka and health organisations will mean better and longer lives for their whanau.
Southern cancer treatment waiting times are creeping back up towards three months or more, prompting the Cancer Society to plead for urgent action to help affected patients.
Southern medical staff went the extra mile and then some in the fight against Covid-19, newly released figures show.
Private health patients are costing New Zealand's public system up to $11.5 million a year, a University of Otago study shows.
Outgoing WellSouth medical director Stephen Graham has overseen a period of more change for general practice than he could ever have imagined, Mike Houlahan reports.
Free measles vaccination clinics will be held in Dunedin as the Southern District Health Board redoubles its efforts to stamp out the potentially lethal disease.
The Southern District Health Board has been left red-faced after having to withdraw a paper due to be considered on Monday which set out details of changes to radiology services in rural hospitals.
A formal audit of the Southern District Health Board’s urology service has yet to be carried out, a year after a scathing report into its performance was released.
Primary care nurses walked off the job in GP clinics and medical practices around the region yesterday as part of a nationwide strike.
Significant cost and travel barriers may prevent southern women from using contraceptive devices such as IUDs, new research suggests.
The challenges facing the new Dunedin Hospital are "no better or worse than they have always been", project steering group chairman Pete Hodgson says.
Demolition of another building to make way for Dunedin's new hospital will start next week followed by noisy pile testing.
A newly-released study makes a strong case for lung cancer screening in this country and brings it closer to reality, researchers say.
More than 1000 Southern District Health Board patients have been waiting more than four months for planned surgery.
The status of the business case for the new Dunedin Hospital remains uncertain, and the Health Minister is refusing to say whether it was discussed by Cabinet this week.