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Ministry of Health Statement of Intent 2011 - 2014
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • June 14 2011

The Ministry of Health has published its Statement of Intent for 2011 to 2014


Charges against doctor relating to PHARMAC forms withdrawn
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • June 14 2011

Professional Conduct Committee sought leave to withdraw a charge against a general practitioner


Online social media and maintaining medical professionalism
  • Buddle Findlay
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • December 21 2010

The Australian Medical Association, NZMA, New Zealand Medical Students' Association, and Australian Medical Students' Association have jointly developed a guide entitled "Social Media and the Medical Profession" to assist doctors and medical students to maintain professional standards when using online social media


Dental technician who practised outside his scope of practice has registration cancelled
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 10 2012

The Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal has cancelled the registration of a dental technician who provided and advertised services that were outside the dental technology scope of practice (including taking impressions and manufacturing dentures without a prescription) and who also practised dental technology without a current annual practising certificate


Updated guidelines on the Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 10 2012

The Ministry of Health has published an updated guidance on the Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act, as well as updated guidance for employees of mental health services appointed as Directors of Area Mental Health Services and as Duly Authorised Officers


Caregiver's dismissal for contacting the media after assault by a resident justifiable
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 10 2012

A caregiver of four intellectually disabled adults living in shared accommodation was assaulted by one of the residents


Commerce Commission to focus on health sector
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 10 2012

The Commerce Commission has announced that it will work to increase understanding of, and compliance with, competition and consumer laws among health professionals over the next two years


Australian Federal Court decides human genes are patentable
  • AJ Park
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • February 21 2013

Nicholas J held that an isolated nucleic acid, which may have precisely the same chemical composition and structure as that found in human cells


Fluoridation is lawful. Fluoridation is not compulsory medical treatment
  • Simpson Grierson
  • New Zealand
  • March 11 2014

The High Court confirms that local authorities have a power to fluoridate drinking water and that fluoridation is consistent with the New Zealand


Another blow for diagnostic patents and personalised medicine?
  • AJ Park
  • Australia, New Zealand, USA
  • July 29 2013

On Friday, 17 July 2013, Dr Francis Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) received a letter from Senator Patrick Leahy