Two Dunedin Hospital scanning machines have broken down in recent weeks.
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.
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Covid-19 testing rates across the southern region increased almost sevenfold in a day, with more than 1300 people being tested for the disease yesterday.
The Southern DHB says all health services will continue at this stage, with appropriate hygiene and safety measures in place, and testing will be ramped up in Alert Level 2.
Covid-19 may have contributed to flu vaccination rates in the South for Maori aged 65 years and older lagging behind.
A Dunedin intensive care nurse is fighting for her life in that very unit after collapsing at 32 weeks pregnant.
Events in Victoria, where hundreds of people a day are testing positive to Covid-19 and several deaths, show the battle in the South against the pandemic is far from over, leading doctors say.
Southern hospitals are facing a serious shortage of senior medical officers (SMOs), which may be affecting patient care.
Covid-19 has been the abiding concern of the health profession for the past few months, but it is far from the only concern.
Covid-19 has shown the critical role Alliance South plays in delivering health services across the region, its new chairman says.
The cash-strapped Southern District Health Board and its fellow providers are to receive a major funding boost, the Government announced this morning.
The Covid-19 crisis has made this year’s International Nurses Day all the more significant, Southern District Health Board chief nursing and midwifery officer Jane Wilson said.
Debbie Mansfield is worried she will not be able to work or walk by the time she has a date for surgery.
The Southern District Health Board says it could take a year to catch up on cancelled and postponed surgeries in the wake of Covid-19.
As of today, active cases of Covid-19 in the South have dropped into single digits and the district has now gone 14 straight days without a new case of the virus being reported.
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The Southern District Health Board, one of the country's worst-hit regions for Covid-19, is confident it has turned a corner.