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Making complaints: a guide for mental health users
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 21 2010

The Human Rights Commission has released a guide to help people make a complaint about a service or treatment received for a mental health issue


New Health Care Assistant guidelines
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 21 2010

A new Health Care Assistant (HCA) guideline has been developed to clarify the role of the non-regulated HCA workforce and its relationship with professional nursing services working within general health acute care settings in DHBs


Responding to Social Crisis Incidents: police discussion paper
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 21 2010

A discussion paper entitled "Responding to Social Crisis Incidents" was released recently by the Police Tactical Options Community Reference Group


Failure to diagnose and inaccurate record keeping
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 21 2010

The Health and Disability Commissioner has found a general practitioner in breach of the Code for failing to appropriately manage and investigate a patient's iron deficiency and failing to diagnose the patient's bowel cancer


NASC referred to the Director of Proceedings
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 21 2010

The Deputy Commissioner has found that a Needs Assessment and Service Co-Ordination Agency (NASC) treated a patient "more like a problem than a person", failed to respect the patient's right to dignity and independence, and breached Right 3 of the Code: "There was a clear failure to ascertain the patient's legal status, and to consider how decisions should be made on her behalf."


Midwife was not obliged to disclose her medical condition
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • July 30 2013

A midwife has successfully defended professional misconduct changes brought by the Director of Proceedings which alleged, among other things, that


Court quashes requirement for counselling on boundary issues
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • July 30 2013

The Medical Council's decision that a doctor should be counselled on doctorpatient boundary issues, as recommended by a Professional Conduct


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


NZX consults on proposed changes to NZMDT Rules
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • February 17 2014

NZX has released a consultation memorandum in relation to proposed amendments to the NZ Markets Disciplinary Tribunal Rules (NZMDT Rules) for public


Washington Seeks to Protect the Homeland from the Rapidly Spreading Zika Virus; Ambassador Froman Heads to the TPP Signing Ceremony; Safe Harbor Negotiators Fail to Meet EU Deadline
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Africa, Cuba, New Zealand, North Korea, Syria, USA
  • February 1 2016

Historic snowfall levels kept the U.S. Federal Government from officially reopening until Wednesday of last week. President Barack Obama, however