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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


Son's "flimsy" allegations of poor care result in indemnity costs award for rest home
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 6 2013

The High Court has awarded a rest home indemnity costs against the son (and former executor) of a former client, finding that the son's claims that


Communicating about communication
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 6 2013

In a recent opinion, the Health and Disability Commissioner highlighted the importance of talking to residents and their families about their


Updated standard for doctors writing medical certificates
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 6 2013

The Medical Council has released its updated statement on medical certification, which sets out the standards that doctors must follow when writing


Insufficient communication about need to take trial dose of medication before discharge
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 6 2013

The Health and Disability Commissioner has found a DHB in breach of the Code after a doctor failed to make it clear that his patient needed to take a


Prescribing changes passed by government
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 6 2013

Changes to the Medicines Act 1981 were passed on 22 November 2013. Among other things, the changes extend the definition of "authorised prescribers"


Patents covering microorganisms-new deposit receipt requirements in New Zealand
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • New Zealand
  • September 30 2014

When a claim of a patent covers a micro-organism that is difficult to reproduce or a method that requires the use of such a micro-organism, the


An overview: New Zealand’s Natural Health and Supplementary Products Bill
  • Baldwins
  • New Zealand
  • October 29 2014

The Natural Health and Supplementary Products Bill sets up a new regulatory regime to manage the risks associated with natural products manufactured


Journal 2014 July to September for overseas readers
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia, New Zealand, USA
  • October 22 2014

The controversial issue of gene patenting has hit the headlines, yet again, following the recent Full Federal Court of Australia (‘FFCA’) decision


Employment law legal alert - health and safety reform - government releases exposure draft of bill for public comment
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • October 30 2013

This alert highlights the principal elements of the Government's exposure draft of Part 2 (duties) and Part 3 (worker participation) of the