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More elderly with mental health issues

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Tuesday, 29 May 2018

As New Zealand’s population gets older, the number of people with dementia will rise, but also the number of older people with other mental health issues and addiction problems, a Dunedin geriatrician says.

Otago researchers evaluate The Salvation Army’s Bridge Programme

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Friday, 25 September 2015

A twelve-month University of Otago evaluation study of people being treated for alcohol and drug dependency at The Salvation Army Bridge Treatment Programme reports that client recovery outcomes match leading treatment programmes internationally.

Video learning tool wins award


Monday, 28 July 2014

An online video-based system that allows students and tutors to separately critique a patient interview won the second annual CALT awards held recently.

Health Research Excellence Awards


Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Professor Barry Taylor of the Dunedin School of Medicine and Carole Heatly of the Southern District Health Board together with the Health Research South Board would like to congratulate recipients of the 2014 Health Research Excellence Awards.

Study researches birth satisfaction for first time mothers

Friday, 16 September 2011

A pilot University of Otago study investigating factors that contribute to birth satisfaction for first time New Zealand mothers has led to a bigger nationwide study examining how birth preparation impacts on birth satisfaction.