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Inadequate monitoring of man with cardiac issues

Monday, 11 November 2019, 2:05 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding Taranaki District Health Board (DHB) in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for providing a very poor standard of care to a 68 ... More >>

Adherence to count policy in surgery

Monday, 11 November 2019, 2:04 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a medical centre and surgeon in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights for the surgical care provided to a woman. More >>

Care of baby with respiratory difficulties

Monday, 11 November 2019, 2:03 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding Waikato District Health Board (DHB) in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in its care of a 3-month-old baby. More >>

Continuity of services provided by DHB and radiology service

Monday, 4 November 2019, 2:24 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding South Canterbury District Health Board (DHB) and Pacific Radiology in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failings ... More >>

Burns sustained during surgery

Monday, 4 November 2019, 2:18 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding Wairarapa District Health Board (DHB) and an orthopaedic surgeon in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in the care provided ... More >>

Standard of urology services 17HDC02066

Monday, 21 October 2019, 2:13 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding Southern District Health Board in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures relating to the standard of its urology services. More >>

Care of rest-home resident with leg ulcers 16HDC01437

Monday, 21 October 2019, 2:11 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding a rest home in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in its care for a woman in her seventies. More >>

Failure to provide appropriate care to rest home resident

Monday, 21 October 2019, 2:09 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding a rest home owner in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to provide appropriate care to a resident. More >>

Co-ordination of care in neurosurgery ward

Monday, 14 October 2019, 2:52 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding Capital & Coast District Health Board in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights for its care of a woman in her mid-fifties. More >>

Postoperative care following bowel surgery

Monday, 14 October 2019, 2:51 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding Nelson Marlborough District Health Board in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights for its care of a 65-year-old woman who had undergone ... More >>

Interpretation and reporting of CT colonography

Monday, 7 October 2019, 2:06 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a diagnostic radiologist in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to correctly interpret a man’s computed tomography ... More >>

Incorrect prescription for seizures

Monday, 30 September 2019, 2:11 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Kevin Allan today released a report finding a disability service provider and a pharmacy in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in the care provided ... More >>

Lack of adequate follow up of nerve injury

Monday, 30 September 2019, 2:10 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding Capital and Coast District Health Board in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures relating to the care of a woman ... More >>

Craniotomy in wrong location

Monday, 23 September 2019, 2:30 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a neurosurgeon in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for performing surgery in the wrong place. More >>

Co-ordination of care of man with mental health issues

Monday, 23 September 2019, 2:14 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Mental Health Commissioner Kevin Allan today released a report finding Waitematā DHB in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures relating to the discharge of a man from its Community Mental Health ... More >>

Triage and Investigation of Shoulder Injury

Monday, 23 September 2019, 2:12 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Kevin Allan today released a report finding the Department of Corrections and a doctor in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in health care provided to a ... More >>

Care provided to a disabled boy in foster care

Monday, 23 September 2019, 2:09 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding IDEA Services, a disability service provider, in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights for the care provided to a disabled boy in ... More >>

Low-lying placenta not identified during ultrasound 16HDC014

Monday, 16 September 2019, 3:03 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding Pacific Radiology Group and a radiologist in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to identify that a woman’s ... More >>

Multiple presentations to ED before stroke diagnosis

Monday, 16 September 2019, 2:10 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding Canterbury DHB in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in its care of a woman who was later diagnosed with strokes. More >>

Initial Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission is welcome

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 2:27 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Mental Health Commissioner Kevin Allan welcomed the announcement today of an initial Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission. More >>

 

 

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