An end to the long-running nurses' pay dispute may be in sight.
The Southern District Health Board's (SDHB) much-delayed maternity plan is still weeks away from being revealed.
Meeting targets for elective surgery, plus the high cost of blood products have resulted in Southern District Health Board's annual deficit surging past $13 million.
Health scientists are closely monitoring flu cases, as they wait for the annual seasonal peak of illnesses to arrive.
A Dunedin man's lengthy battle with ACC is about to have a parliamentary sequel, his successful Human Rights Review Tribunal case being the spur for a possible law change.
Four southern GP practices have taken the first step towards a new way of delivering primary healthcare, becoming "Health Care Homes".
ACC claimant support group Acclaim Otago is concerned that it may have "put itself on the outer" through its stand over a "gagging clause", linked to a new advisory panel.
Dunedin people are set to be trained to build the city's new hospital as the group co-ordinating the construction considers how to attract the more than 1000 people needed.
The Southern District Health Board's (SDHB) chief medical officer is cautiously optimistic that a recruitment trip to Britain has been successful.
A new online initiative asking people to report flu is starting small, but there are big hopes for its future.
The mother of a woman with a major depressive illness has called on the Southern District Health Board to reconsider its plans to shut down its ketamine treatment trial.
Police expect the number of mental health callouts they receive across the Southern District to continue rising, as data reveals attempted and threatened suicide callouts in Otago reached a three...
Nurses and district health boards yesterday abided by Health Minister David Clark’s advice to take time for "pause and reflection" over their employment contract, but the rancorous dispute is set...
Dispute resolution providers FairWay have hit back at allegations by lawyers that the ACC review system lacks independence.
Southern hospitals have thus far been able to cope with patient demand despite the nationwide nurses strike, the Southern District Health Board says.
The Southern District Health Board was quick to tell patients strike-affected appointments were cancelled, but neglected to tell some staff.
A noisy picket line greeted visitors to Dunedin Hospital today, as nurses kicked off 24 hours of strike action.