A claim Treasury has rebuffed the business case for the new Dunedin hospital has been rejected by the Southern District Health Board.
Dunedin Hospital’s emergency department is expecting more patients, given the increased number of people in the city for major events over the next week.
The South is well prepared should the new coronavirus reach New Zealand, the region’s leading public health physicians say.
Shorter waiting times for CT scans and a new linear accelerator to administer radiation therapy are on the agenda for the new Southern District Health Board to consider when it sits for the first time today.
Two suspected legionnaire’s disease deaths in the southern region in recent months and a spate of other cases of the ailment have prompted a new public health campaign by the Southern District Health Board.
Dunedin concert venues and event managers are keeping a close watch on public health messages, having raised alert levels due to the coronavirus outbreak coinciding with a huge fortnight of...
Basic hygiene will be a compulsory subject in southern schools as the academic year begins - primary, intermediate and secondary teachers are on alert for any potential signs of coronavirus.
A funding announcement for a drug that will help dozens of cystic fibrosis sufferers could pave the way for future boosts, a Dunedin campaigner says.
St John was called out more than 36,000 times in Otago and Southland last year - a 6.9% increase from 2018.
Consent has been granted for the first stage in the demolition of the former Cadbury factory to make way for the new Dunedin Hospital.
Stage two of the redevelopment of Dunedin Hospital’s critical care unit appears to be progressing with few of the dramas of stage one.
There is always interest in new technology for bowel cancer screening, the Southern District Health Board says.
Dunedin Hospital’s beleaguered neurosurgeon Ahmad Taha may finally be about to receive some much needed help, with the Southern District Health Board poised to appoint a second neurosurgeon.
Benefits which telehealth could provide South Islanders are being undermined by an uncoordinated approach and poor monitoring of how services are used, a new region-wide strategy says.
A person who was travelling across the country over the holidays has been confirmed as having measles and had travelled to places including Dunedin, Whare Flat Folk Music Festival and was on the Interislander Ferry.
The Southern District Health Board is preparing a strategic case to adopt "generalism" at Dunedin Hospital. Mike Houlahan asks what generalism is, and what it might mean for...
The senior doctors union has reiterated its concerns about the Southern District Health Board’s survey of the hours its doctors work, claiming its outcome is ‘‘predetermined’’.