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Assessment of baby in Emergency Department

Monday, 15 July 2019, 2:04 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding Waikato DHB and a doctor who worked there in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures relating to a baby’s ED presentations. More >>

Administration of flu vaccine

Monday, 15 July 2019, 2:00 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a general practitioner (GP) in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures relating to the administration of the ... More >>

Follow-up care of woman with bowel issues

Monday, 24 June 2019, 2:03 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a general practitioner in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for inadequate care provided to a woman with bowel issues. More >>

Inadequate care at Retirement Village

Monday, 17 June 2019, 2:04 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding Aria Park Senior Living Limited in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to provide services to an elderly woman ... More >>

Failure to provide adequate urgent care at a medical centre

Monday, 17 June 2019, 2:03 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Meenal Duggal today released a report finding a nurse in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to adequately assess a patient who attended a medical centre. ... More >>

Use of saline as placebo pain relief during labour

Monday, 10 June 2019, 2:23 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a midwife in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for giving a woman intravenous saline as a placebo instead of the requested ... More >>

Commissioner welcomes Government response to He Ara Oranga

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 2:27 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Mental Health Commissioner Kevin Allan welcomed the announcement today of the Government’s response to He Ara Oranga: the Report of the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction. More >>

Inadequate healthcare provided to patient in prison

Monday, 27 May 2019, 3:02 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Kevin Allan today released a report finding a doctor, nurse and the Department of Corrections in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for providing inadequate care ... More >>

Cultural care plan and psychiatric review of at-risk patient

Monday, 20 May 2019, 2:12 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Mental Health Commissioner Kevin Allan today released a report finding Southern District Health Board in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights for failing to provide services to a woman with reasonable care and skill. More >>

Provision of health care to prison inmate

Monday, 13 May 2019, 1:54 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

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

Monitoring of repeat PSA testing

Monday, 6 May 2019, 2:18 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a General Practitioner (GP), and the medical centre he worked for, in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights for failing to carry out ... More >>

Coordination of care for toddler at fault

Monday, 6 May 2019, 2:10 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a District Health Board (DHB) in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights. The DHB failed to provide a 16-month-old boy with adequate care, ... More >>

GP fails to perform necessary diagnostic examination

Monday, 29 April 2019, 2:34 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a General Practitioner (GP) in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights for failing to perform a necessary diagnostic examination. More >>

Poor pattern of care across Hawkes Bay District

Monday, 29 April 2019, 2:22 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding Hawkes Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights for failing to provide services with reasonable care ... More >>

Inadequate documentation resulting in inadequate care

Monday, 15 April 2019, 2:18 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 (CCDHB) in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to complete and then ... More >>

Incorrect administration of medication 16HDC01162

Monday, 8 April 2019, 2:17 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 failing to provide a resident with an appropriate standard ... More >>

Inadequate monitoring in inpatient mental health unit

Monday, 1 April 2019, 3:11 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Kevin Allan today released a report finding Waitemata DHB in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to properly monitor a young man who was admitted under ... More >>

Assessment and management of finger injury 17HDC01170

Monday, 1 April 2019, 3:09 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

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

Optometrist fails to provide adequate care

Monday, 25 March 2019, 1:59 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Kevin Allan released a report today finding an optometrist in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code). The optometrist was found to have breached the Code for failing ... More >>

Surgical error and poor postoperative care 16HDC01466

Monday, 18 March 2019, 2:34 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a general surgeon and a DHB in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights for services provided to a woman who underwent bowel surgery. More >>

 

 

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