Stepping out for a walk means running the risk of sudden paralysis for Ray Scott, and the situation is unlikely to change soon.
A continuing battle for funding has not stopped a Dunedin mental wellness group from helping more than 5000 people over the last five years.
Ten deaths from Covid-19 in the South during the holiday period shows the disease continues to be a killer, an epidemiologist says.
Health Minister Shane Reti has been accused of dishonesty after refusing to confirm a $30 million boost for the new Dunedin hospital will go ahead as promised.
The number of beds at Dunedin’s Ashburn Clinic is set to jump by more than 20% with the overhaul of a disused building.
An Otago man who has endured five months of waiting in pain fears it will be at least another three months until he is seen by a urologist.
Four years after the death of his wife from cancer, a father who now also has a terminal diagnosis is on a mission to make memories with his children.
The extra security presence in southern hospitals this summer is "invaluable", Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Southern says.
It was a bumpy year in the spotlight for former health minister Ayesha Verrall, who came to the role shortly after the announcement of major cuts in her own former backyard.
Another wave of Covid-19 has hit the region and workers in the medical ward at Dunedin Hospital are again wearing face masks and undergoing daily rapid antigen tests.
A genetic trait developed over generations to fight against malaria may be connected to the high number of Māori and Pacific people suffering disproportionately high rates of metabolic diseases...
After getting fit in preparation to donate a kidney in September, a Dunedin woman is now training to run a marathon.
Lessons learned from Covid-19 contact tracing could now be used to trace sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
A major new health initiative will help boost the number of pharmacist prescribers across the country.
Dunedin Hospital will have an extra five security staff this summer as part of a government bid to make emergency departments safer.
The outsourcing of prostate cancer patients has nearly quadrupled as the South struggles with a lack of radiation oncologists, new heath system data shows.
Former Labour Cabinet minister Pete Hodgson has stepped down from two govt-appointed roles, including a contract with Te Whatu Ora Health NZ helping oversee the construction of the new Dunedin hospital.
Southland's mental health service is in crisis after a "major exodus" has left it with nearly six fewer psychiatrists than needed.