The roles of chief operating officer and deputy chief executive will be dumped in a sweeping management restructure proposal unveiled at the Southern DHB.
Uncertainty about the size of the Dunedin Hospital rebuild appears to have forced the Ministry of Health to delay a plan to gauge private sector interest in taking a stake in it.
Patients have been waiting up to two months for a ''brief intervention service'' in general practice for mental health issues in the South.
Serious concerns about aspects of the Southern District Health Board's record-keeping practices have been raised by the country's chief archivist, Marilyn Little.
The historic $2 billion pay rise for 55,000 care and support workers announced yesterday has been welcomed by unions, workers, and industry leaders.
In the first of a three-part series analysing health issues, Eileen Goodwin looks behind the scenes of the Dunedin Hospital rebuild.
Otago and Auckland pharmacy schools are joining forces to push the interests of their profession.
New Southern District Health Board chief executive Chris Fleming is set to put his mark on the organisation with a management restructuring.
Dunedin Hospital clinical leader Dr John Chambers has spoken out in support of nurses’ concerns about workload pressures.
When Kev Bonney visited a GP this week for a head cold, he got a big shock.
Up to 20% of people aged over 80 who survive a hip fracture will be admitted to aged residential care as a result, and 27% of those in the same age group will die within a year, research shows.
Nurses at Dunedin Hospital are unhappy with staffing numbers and will raise the problem with management.
A powerful medical hierarchy and a mistakenly strong sense of loyalty towards researcher Prof Herbert Green contributed to long-running denials over his ''unfortunate experiment'' at National Women...
The sale of nicotine e-cigarettes will be legalised in New Zealand, the Government has confirmed.
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.