Motivational seminars for Southern District Health Board staff are a sign the organisation’s attitude is improving, a union organiser says.
More patients will go directly to Dunedin Hospital, rather than Southland Hospital, under a new trauma patient policy starting next week.
Expected savings from outsourcing the Southern District Health Board’s food service have been slashed by $2 million.
The Dunedin City Council is harnessing people power in a bid to keep Dunedin Hospital in the central city.
Dunedin North MP David Clark took two Dunedin Hospital rebuild petitions to Parliament yesterday.
Dunedin Hospital's radiology department would have had to shift to a temporary location for several years if a work-around had not been found, according to official information released.
Labour received a "warm turnout" for its health campaign launch in Invercargill.
Kiwis have been revealed among the most prolific pre-loaders in the world when it comes to drinking - prompting a call for action by a leading alcohol researcher.
A planned intensive care unit/high dependency unit at Dunedin Hospital might only be open about four years before it is replaced in a new hospital.
Change is on the cards for the way health boards pay for new hospitals, which may have big implications for the cash-strapped Southern District Health Board.
Figures put out to trumpet the Southern DHB's success reveal the extent to which it has slipped behind the rest of the country, Labour health spokesman David Clark says.
Teaching parents how to improve their baby's sleep appears to roughly halve the rate of childhood obesity, but the authors of a new study are not sure why.
Canterbury DHB has dropped Compass Group as its food service provider, a move expected to save millions of dollars.
The Dunedin Hospital rebuild group had little to impart except ''drivel'' and ''jargon'' at Tuesday's public meeting, and should not have called it if there was nothing to say.
Public frustration over the delay-ridden Dunedin Hospital rebuild was evident at a meeting in Dunedin last night.
New figures show 9% of children in Southern District Health Board’s catchment have been assessed as being obese.
The Dunedin City Council will lobby the Government — and could also mobilise the public — as it pushes for a commitment to a central site for the city’s long-awaited hospital rebuild.
A Dunedin woman who was having an operation in one of Dunedin Hospital’s leaking operating theatres on Monday has spoken out about the experience.
The head of the doctors' college who apologised for Herb Green's ''unfortunate experiment'' at National Women's Hospital has defended a three-decade delay making it.
Water ran down walls in two of Dunedin Hospital's operating theatres after Monday's thunderstorm, Parliament's health select committee heard yesterday.