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Tribunal accepts that medication errors will happen but disciplines nurse for failing to report

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • September 23 2013

While working on a busy ward, a nurse accidentally administered the wrong medications to a patient without the appropriate checks. The nurse soon

Nagoya Protocol enters into force on 12 October 2014

  • Henry Hughes
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  • Australia, Global, New Zealand
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  • August 7 2014

The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilisation, a supplementary

The new health and safety regime in detail

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • May 30 2014

Important detail on how the new Health and Safety at Work Act will perform in the workplace is available in the discussion document released last

Dentist's appeal against finding of indecently touching patient under sedation dismissed

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • February 28 2012

A dentist's appeal against the findings of the Dentists' Disciplinary Tribunal that he had indecently touched a patient while she was under sedation, and had endangered the patient's wellbeing by having a nurse administer the sedative in his absence and at a time when the patient was breastfeeding, has been dismissed by the High Court

Isolated nucleic acids are patent eligible in Australia

  • Baldwins
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • June 25 2014

Last year, the Federal Court of Australia confirmed that isolated naturally occurring nucleic acid sequences are patent eligible subject matter. The

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

Dental technician who practised outside his scope of practice has registration cancelled

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 10 2012

The Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal has cancelled the registration of a dental technician who provided and advertised services that were outside the dental technology scope of practice (including taking impressions and manufacturing dentures without a prescription) and who also practised dental technology without a current annual practising certificate

Whose life is it anyway?

  • Russell McVeagh
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  • New Zealand
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  • October 17 2012

If selected from the ballot of Members' Bills, Maryan Street's 'End of Life Choice Bill' will open up the morally charged issues of physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia to Parliamentary debate for the third time since 1995

New study asserts that Vitamin D supplements offer few benefits

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • New Zealand
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  • February 20 2014

Based on evidence from 40 randomized, controlled studies, a recent study by University of Auckland scientists has reportedly concluded that vitamin D

Specialist alcohol and drug treatment court pilot begins in Auckland

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 10 2012

A five year pilot of a specialist Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment (AODT) Court has begun in Auckland