The chairmen of the South’s two main health organisations are at loggerheads after the Southern District Health Board refused a request from WellSouth chairman Dr Doug Hill to shift a proposed...
The Southern District Health Board is negotiating to lease premises in Kaikorai Valley, Dunedin, as part of its response to Covid-19.
As ACC launches a child safety campaign, ACC content adviser PeterThornton writes about a Dunedin teen sharing his burns trauma story to inspire others.
The Southern District Health Board needs to recruit more disabled people to ensure they are represented at all levels of the organisation, a report says.
The death of a Dunedin man is being investigated by health officials and the coroner to ascertain whether it could be connected to the Covid vaccine he received 12 days earlier.
Cancer patients face an anxious few weeks after medical physicists, who support the radiation treatment patients need, confirmed three days of strikes and other ongoing industrial action.
New Zealand needs to build and maintain a strong public health system to guard against threats such as Covid-19, Associate Health Minister Dr Ayesha Verrall says.
A constant stream of advertising for diets means people are spoilt for choice when it comes to losing weight.
Almost two years after it was meant to open its doors to patients, the much-delayed Dunedin Hospital intensive care unit upgrade might finally be on the way towards being commissioned.
The SDHB says essential home and community support services will be prioritised as it prepares for months with lower staffing levels in the wake of the vaccine mandate.
Planners responsible for the new Dunedin hospital have reconsidered, and again rejected, regularly using two pile-driving rigs at the same time.
The August Alert Level 4 lockdown caused the Southern District Health Board to cancel or postpone 3400 appointments and operations.
Nitrate levels in southern water might be a contributing factor to the region’s high bowel cancer rates, new research suggests.