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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


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
  • New Zealand, Australia
  • 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


Legal update - Maternity care under scrutiny
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • October 13 2016

Maternity services have encountered a flurry of media attention following the release of a University of Otago study which compared birth outcomes


Healthcare of New Zealand Ltd v CCDHB (14 December 2012)
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • February 12 2013

Healthcare of New Zealand (Healthcare) took judicial review proceedings against a series of decisions by Capital & Coast District Health Board


High Court appoints clinicians to consent to child's blood transfusions
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • September 23 2013

The High Court has placed a 10 month old, Miss A, into the guardianship of the Court and appointed three of her treating clinicians as agents of


Insufficient formality and lack of oversight of off-label use of ketamine
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • September 23 2013

A psychiatrist, who held dual appointments at a university and at a DHB, prescribed ketamine for 11 of his patients who suffered from treatment


Full rest home audit reports available online
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • September 23 2013

From November, the Ministry of Health will trial a new system whereby full rest home audit reports will be available online in addition to the


New PHO services agreement
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • July 30 2013

A new PHO services agreement that came into force on 1 July 2013 has been described as one of the most significant changes in primary health care


Family care policies changes to the NZPHD Act
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • July 30 2013

In May 2013, the Government amended the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000 by inserting new provisions relating to payments to people