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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


Official information request: "let's cross out our names." Maybe not!
  • Simpson Grierson
  • New Zealand
  • February 4 2013

Retiring Ombudsman David McGee QC has issued a robust opinion restating the position regarding redacting names of individuals from responses to


Disability carer and DHB referred to the Director of Proceedings
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • September 23 2013

Following an investigation into the care provided to a young man with Down Syndrome and Autism at a community home, the Health and Disability


Practitioners must renew their APC on time or face the consequences
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • September 23 2013

The Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal has disciplined four dental technicians and one dental therapist for practising without a current


Tribunal accepts that medication errors will happen but disciplines nurse for failing to report
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • 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


An expensive lesson in licensing when exclusively performing an act does not make you an exclusive licensee
  • Baldwins
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • June 10 2015

It's generally well understood that in a number of jurisdictions an exclusive licensee can initiate infringement proceedings. However, the recent


Commerce Commission’s continued focus on the health sector
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • August 20 2014

The Commerce Commission (the Commission) has launched a new website aimed at helping participants in the health sector better understand competition


Where there is smoke there is fire: plain packaging of tobacco products
  • Baldwins
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • August 26 2014

In 2012, Australia became the first country in the world to legislate for plain packaging of tobacco. Cigarettes, pipe tobacco and cigar products


NZCC launches new website
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • August 26 2014

The NZCC has launched a new website aimed at helping participants in the health sector better understand competition and consumer laws, including


Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Russia, Taiwan, USA, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong
  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to