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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

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

Updated standard for doctors writing medical certificates

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 6 2013

The Medical Council has released its updated statement on medical certification, which sets out the standards that doctors must follow when writing

Insufficient communication about need to take trial dose of medication before discharge

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 6 2013

The Health and Disability Commissioner has found a DHB in breach of the Code after a doctor failed to make it clear that his patient needed to take a

Son's "flimsy" allegations of poor care result in indemnity costs award for rest home

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 6 2013

The High Court has awarded a rest home indemnity costs against the son (and former executor) of a former client, finding that the son's claims that

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