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Fluoridation is lawful. Fluoridation is not compulsory medical treatment

  • Simpson Grierson
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  • New Zealand
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  • March 11 2014

The High Court confirms that local authorities have a power to fluoridate drinking water and that fluoridation is consistent with the New Zealand

Health and nutrition claims - what claims can you now make?

  • Simpson Grierson
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  • New Zealand
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  • May 13 2013

On 18 January 2013, the law in New Zealand regulating health and nutrition claims was significantly changed due to the introduction of Standard 1.2.7

Official information request: "let's cross out our names." Maybe not!

  • Simpson Grierson
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  • New Zealand
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  • February 4 2013

Retiring Ombudsman David McGee QC has issued a robust opinion restating the position regarding redacting names of individuals from responses to

Employment Court reinstates nurse who slapped a patient

  • Simpson Grierson
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  • New Zealand
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  • July 20 2012

In an Employment Court case released on Friday (de Bruin v Canterbury District Health Board) the dismissal of a nurse for slapping a patient was found to be unjustified and he was permanently reinstated to his former job

"Could" you dismiss?

  • Simpson Grierson
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  • New Zealand
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  • November 7 2011

The recent Employment Relations Authority determination of Sigglekow v Waikato District Health Board considered the new test for justifying dismissals (and other actions) by an employer

Natural Health Products Bill: an unnecessary evil?

  • Simpson Grierson
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  • New Zealand
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  • September 26 2011

Natural Health Products Bill (Bill) is set to establish a dedicated, risk-based regime for regulating natural health products in New Zealand