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Nurse's appeal to revoke suspension of her registration fails
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 10 2012

The District Court has upheld a decision of the Nursing Council Health Committee not to revoke a suspension of a nurse's registration


Natural health practitioner referred to director of proceedings for failing to "cry halt"
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 10 2012

A natural health practitioner has been found guilty of multiple breaches of the Code for her care of a patient with cancer


Appeal against health practitioners disciplinary tribunal decision dismissed
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • February 28 2012

A nurse was found guilty of professional misconduct and the Tribunal discharged interim non publication orders (of the name and other details of the nurse and his wife) that had been in place


Conditions on practice for failure to adequately follow up signs of pathology
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • February 28 2012

A general practitioner who did not fully investigate a patient's sudden drop in haemoglobin levels has appeared before the Tribunal on charges brought by the Director of Proceedings for the Health and Disability Commissioner


Nurse prescribed medications without authority
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • February 28 2012

A nurse has been found guilty of professional misconduct for prescribing Maxolon and Paramax for a pregnant patient without authority to do so


District Court finds delayed caesarean amounted to medical error
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • May 9 2011

The District Court has overturned ACC's decision to decline cover for brain injury at birth caused by feto-maternal haemorrhage and consequent hypoxia


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


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


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


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