Southern nurses go on strike tomorrow because they are fatigued, at breaking point, and constantly worried about patient safety, a local union organiser says.
The new Dunedin Hospital will not have enough beds to meet future demand, based on the Government’s own numbers, National Dunedin list MP Michael Woodhouse says.
Southern cancer treatment waiting lists remain unacceptably overfull, a Southern District Health Board meeting will be told today.
The Southern District Health Board will be postponing many elective surgeries and outpatient appointments in the lead up to an expected nurses strike next week.
An expectant mother had to be flown to Dunedin Hospital from Christchurch as the neonatal intensive care unit was full.
Southerners still do not know what services will be offered in the new Dunedin hospital, after another hiccup in the release of the detailed business case for the $1.47 billion project.
Southern urban GPs are ready to vaccinate people in Dunedin and Invercargill against Covid-19 and are asking when they will be called on to help.
Older people and those with underlying health conditions in Dunedin and Invercargill will, from this week, be invited to book an appointment for the Covid-19 vaccine as the rollout continues in the...
A doctor who has treated scores of vehicle crash victims has strongly endorsed a Waitaki woman’s Parliamentary petition calling for seatbelts to be mandatory on school buses.
An "alarming" cyber attack on the Waikato District Health Board highlights the urgent need for national IT and security systems to strengthen health sector protection, a health systems specialist...
The Southern District Health Board has put additional security measures in place, as the Waikato DHB battles a cyber attack which has paralysed its IT system.
An email from Southern District Health Board chief executive Chris Fleming to all staff which said the Dunedin Hospital "Code Black" emergency was a collective rather than individual failure was galling, doctors say.
More parking is needed in the area where the new Dunedin Hospital will be built, Otago Farmers Market representative Cherry Lucas says.
The Southern region is once more in the vanguard of the march to vaccinate New Zealanders against Covid-19.
Mountainous cancer treatment waiting lists have defeated the Southern District Health Board, which yesterday called for outside help to treat up to 200 people.
The Southern District Health Board has surrendered to the pressure of record cancer treatment waiting lists and called on other medical providers for help.
The first southern orthopaedic patient will be operated on in Timaru today and more will follow as the Southern District Health Board tackles high waiting lists for procedures such as knee...
A review into the health response to lead contamination of East Otago water supplies has found warnings to the affected communities were issued at the right time.