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Standards Were Not Followed For Obtaining Consent For Mesh Surgery

Monday, 11 March 2024, 2:17 pm | Health And Disability Group

The Health and Disability Commissioner has found a doctor breached the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to provide adequate information to a woman undergoing mesh surgery. The woman, in her sixties, consented ... More >>

Health Professionals Must Provide Adequate Information And Obtain Informed Consent Before Undertaking Procedures

Monday, 14 November 2022, 2:08 pm | Health And Disability Group

The importance of health professionals providing adequate information and obtaining informed consent from patients before undertaking surgical procedures was highlighted in a decision published by Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Carolyn Cooper. ... More >>

Deputy Health And Disability Commissioner Welcomes Appointment Of CE For Whaikaha - Ministry Of Disabled People

Wednesday, 31 August 2022, 10:22 am | Health And Disability Group

The Health and Disability Deputy Commissioner Disability, has welcomed the appointment of Paula Tesoriero to lead Whaikaha - Ministry of Disabled People. Rose Wall says Paula Tesoriero is a formidable leader and advocate for the rights of tāngata whaikaha ... More >>

Aging population faces health workforce crisis

Friday, 30 September 2005, 1:34 pm | Health And Disability Group

The healthcare sector is facing a chronic shortage of skilled workers to cope with future demand from an aging population, an NGO-Ministry of Health forum has heard. More >>




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