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New proposal for pharmacy licencing regime
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 16 2016

The proposed replacement of the Medicines Act has presented an opportunity to review the current regime for pharmacy licencing. Currently, there are


Implementation of the Home and Community Support (Payment for Travel Between Clients) Settlement Act 2016
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 16 2016

This Act implements the settlement reached between the Crown, DHBs, healthcare workers and healthcare providers regarding payment to healthcare


Coroners Act
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 16 2016

Following an extensive review process, changes to the Coroners Act 2006 have now come into effect, as of 22 July 2016. Among other things, the


Carer support funding does not result in employment relationship
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 16 2016

On 1 August 2016, the Court of Appeal held that the relief care that Ms Lowe provided pursuant to the government's Carer Support Scheme did not make


Anaesthetist not "situationally aware" but not guilty of professional misconduct
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 16 2016

Following a decision by the Health and Disability Commissioner, in which an anaesthetist was found to have breached Right 4 of the Code of Rights by


ACC cover for failed sterilisation does not extend to childcare
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 16 2016

J became pregnant following a failed sterilisation. ACC granted J cover for her pregnancy and compensation for the pregnancy's physical effects. J


Compensation claim for care of disabled son successful
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 16 2016

On 20 July 2016, the High Court ruled that Margaret Spencer is entitled to be compensated for care she provided to her adult son Paul Spencer, who


National Health IT Board
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 16 2016

The Ministry of Health has recently announced that the National Health IT Board will, from 12 August 2016, be replaced with a new digital advisory


Conflict of interest guidelines
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 16 2016

On 30 June 2016, the Ministry of Health published the new Conflict of Interest Guidelines for District Health Boards (DHBs). All DHBs must comply


Replacement of the Medicines Act
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 16 2016

Details of the government's proposal to replace the Medicines Act were released in late April. The proposal comes after a series of attempts to