Southern District Health Board

Queenstown urgently needs a better formula for funding healthcare due to its "rapidly changing population". That's the view of district councillor and health advocate John MacDonald. Health Minister David Clark said he intends for a review of the population-based formula used...
The number of people seeking help for addictions in Queenstown has doubled in two years. And health bosses admit resources in the resort aren't good enough. Southern District Health Board figures show 136 people accessed its addiction assessment and treatment service...
Work on an extension and revamp of Queenstown's "substandard'' Lakes District Hospital will start next year. While details remain sparse, Southern District Health Board deputy commissioner Richard Thomson confirms the price-tag is "definitely north of $5million". Speaking at a Grey Power...

Out-of-date jabs

Human error is being blamed for patients getting expired vaccinations at Queenstown Medical Centre earlier this month. In an emailed statement, centre boss Shane Zeederberg says two patients were given vaccinations which were three days out of date. Zeederberg dodged Mountain...
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