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Inadequate staff induction results in missed opportunity for patient
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • July 30 2013

A DHB has been found in breach of Right 4(1) of the Code for failing to ensure that its on-call physician was informed of its patient transfer


Government signals changes to the Coroners Act 2006
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • July 30 2013

Following a targeted review of the Coroners Act 2006, the Government has signalled its intention to amend key provisions to improve coroners'


New study asserts that Vitamin D supplements offer few benefits
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • New Zealand
  • 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


Midwife was not obliged to disclose her medical condition
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • July 30 2013

A midwife has successfully defended professional misconduct changes brought by the Director of Proceedings which alleged, among other things, that


Court quashes requirement for counselling on boundary issues
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • July 30 2013

The Medical Council's decision that a doctor should be counselled on doctorpatient boundary issues, as recommended by a Professional Conduct


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


NZX consults on proposed changes to NZMDT Rules
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • February 17 2014

NZX has released a consultation memorandum in relation to proposed amendments to the NZ Markets Disciplinary Tribunal Rules (NZMDT Rules) for public


DHB's smoking ban upheld by High Court
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • July 30 2013

The High Court has dismissed a challenge to Waitemata DHB's policy prohibiting smoking in its hospitals and surrounding grounds, including in the


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


Health and nutrition claims - what claims can you now make?
  • Simpson Grierson
  • New Zealand
  • 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