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Privacy protection for health practitioners
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • July 1 2016

The Office of the Ombudsman has released an opinion upholding the Health and Disability Commissioner's (HDC's) decision to withhold information about


Still no smoke (or fire) - Court of Appeal upholds DHB smoking ban
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • May 18 2016

Last week the Court of Appeal dismissed a challenge to Waitemata District Health Board's (WDHB's) smoke-free policy. The policy prohibits smoking on


On the pulse: 10 health law issues to watch in 2016
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • February 10 2016

Lecretia Seales' challenge to the law on assisted suicide has reignited public debate about an individual's right to aid in Dying when terminally ill


Further changes to the coronial system announced
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • 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
  • New Zealand
  • 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


Funded Family Care Notice
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • 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
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • 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


Ministry of Health must reconsider complaint regarding casino's smoking lounge
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • 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


Updated standard for doctors writing medical certificates
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • 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


Son's "flimsy" allegations of poor care result in indemnity costs award for rest home
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • 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