Four southern GP practices have taken the first step towards a new way of delivering primary healthcare, becoming "Health Care Homes".
ACC claimant support group Acclaim Otago is concerned that it may have "put itself on the outer" through its stand over a "gagging clause", linked to a new advisory panel.
Dunedin people are set to be trained to build the city's new hospital as the group co-ordinating the construction considers how to attract the more than 1000 people needed.
The Southern District Health Board's (SDHB) chief medical officer is cautiously optimistic that a recruitment trip to Britain has been successful.
A new online initiative asking people to report flu is starting small, but there are big hopes for its future.
The mother of a woman with a major depressive illness has called on the Southern District Health Board to reconsider its plans to shut down its ketamine treatment trial.
Police expect the number of mental health callouts they receive across the Southern District to continue rising, as data reveals attempted and threatened suicide callouts in Otago reached a three...
Nurses and district health boards yesterday abided by Health Minister David Clark’s advice to take time for "pause and reflection" over their employment contract, but the rancorous dispute is set...
Dispute resolution providers FairWay have hit back at allegations by lawyers that the ACC review system lacks independence.
Southern hospitals have thus far been able to cope with patient demand despite the nationwide nurses strike, the Southern District Health Board says.
The Southern District Health Board was quick to tell patients strike-affected appointments were cancelled, but neglected to tell some staff.
A noisy picket line greeted visitors to Dunedin Hospital today, as nurses kicked off 24 hours of strike action.
Tomorrow's nurses strike is set to continue as scheduled, after facilitation talks ended this afternoon without an agreement being reached.
The Southern District Health Board has started contacting hundreds of patients to cancel and reschedule appointments booked for tomorrow, after nurses voted to strike.
To borrow a line from Peter Finch in the movie Network, nurses are as mad as hell and they aren't going to take this any more.
A breast cancer organisation is stunned a file containing personal information about 26 women could be lost in central Dunedin.
Concerns about the independence of the ACC review process "are not rocket science", an injured persons’ advocacy group says.