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Further changes to the coronial system announced

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 6 2013

Courts Minister, Chester Burrows, has announced that a Bill will be introduced in Parliament next year proposing a number of amendments to the

Successful challenge in family caregivers case

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 6 2013

The High Court has ordered the Ministry of Health to reconsider a mother's application for caregiver funding, following its findings that: the Human

Law Commission seeks feedback on burial and cremation issues paper

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 6 2013

The Law Commission has published an Issues Paper exploring the current legal framework for burial and cremation in New Zealand. Among other things

Communicating about communication

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 6 2013

In a recent opinion, the Health and Disability Commissioner highlighted the importance of talking to residents and their families about their

Ministry of Health must reconsider complaint regarding casino's smoking lounge

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 6 2013

The Cancer Society of New Zealand has successfully reviewed a decision by the Ministry of Health that smoking is permitted in Sky City's Diamond

Continued pregnancy following misdiagnosis can constitute a personal injury

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 6 2013

The Court of Appeal has made a provisional finding that a woman's continued pregnancy following the failure of health professionals to diagnose spina

Residential care provider unable to recover fees because of poor admission agreement and execution process

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 6 2013

The High Court has found that a mother is not liable for the residential care fees for her intellectually disabled and terminally ill son, because

Registration cancelled for a "prolonged sequence of egregious professional breaches"

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 6 2013

A psychiatrist who entered into a sexual relationship with a vulnerable patient, continued with the intimate and exploitative relationship after

Funded Family Care Notice

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
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  • December 6 2013

The Minister of Health has issued the Funded Family Care Notice 2013, which sets out how eligible disabled adults can elect resident family members

Inadequate training, disrespectful treatment and poor record keeping

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • December 6 2013

In a case that demonstrates the importance of providing adequate training to community support workers, a residential care facility and two community