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Recognition Of Sepsis In A Deteriorating Patient

Monday, 10 August 2020, 2:18 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a doctor and a health centre in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights for failing to recognise an elderly man was deteriorating with ... More >>

Hospital-level Care In A Rest Home

Monday, 3 August 2020, 2:41 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 a number of serious oversights in the care of a woman in the ... More >>

Emergency Department Care Results In Delayed Diagnosis Of Stroke

Monday, 3 August 2020, 2:40 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 Code) for the suboptimal care of a woman in a public hospital’s ... More >>

Personal Relationship With Patient

Monday, 3 August 2020, 2:23 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 failing to maintain professional boundaries with ... More >>

Personal Relationship With Patient

Monday, 3 August 2020, 2:21 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 failing to maintain professional boundaries with ... More >>

Recognition And Treatment Of Sepsis

Monday, 27 July 2020, 2:15 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a general practitioner (GP) and a District Health Board (DHB) in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to appropriately ... More >>

Failure To Respect Refusal Of Consent To Treatment

Monday, 27 July 2020, 2:13 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding an obstetrician and gynaecologist (O & G) and a district health board in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) ... More >>

Intensive Care Provided To New Born Baby

Monday, 20 July 2020, 2:23 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a District Health Board in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights for the care provided to a new born baby in its neonatal intensive care unit ... More >>

Source: Health And Disability Commissioner

Monday, 13 July 2020, 2:17 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding two general practitioners and a skin clinic in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for oversights in relation to a man’s diagnosis ... More >>

Processes For Checking On Vulnerable Clients At Home

Monday, 13 July 2020, 2:15 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding community healthcare provider Access Community Health (Access) in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to have ... More >>

Management Of A Prisoner's Medication

Monday, 6 July 2020, 2:06 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

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

Sexual Relationship Between Community Support Worker And Consumer

Monday, 6 July 2020, 2:04 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding a community support worker in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for entering into a sexual relationship with his client. ... More >>

DHB Response To "red Flag" Symptoms

Monday, 29 June 2020, 2:01 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a DHB in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to identify a woman’s "red flag" symptoms and ... More >>

Mental Health Commissioner Welcomes Progress Report On The Government’s Response To He Ara Oranga

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 12:02 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

The Initial Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission has released a report describing the Government’s initial progress towards achieving the vision set out in He Ara Oranga. Mental Health Commissioner Kevin Allan says that the Initial Commission’s ... More >>

Care Of A Deteriorating Patient At A Rest Home

Monday, 22 June 2020, 2:06 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding the owner of a rest home in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for providing poor care to a man whose condition was ... More >>

Assessment Of A Girl Seen By Multiple General Practitioners

Monday, 22 June 2020, 2:04 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding the Palms Medical Centre (The Palms) in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for its failures in relation to its care ... More >>

NZ Can Provide Global Leadership On Mental Health And Wellbeing - Mental Health Commissioner

Friday, 19 June 2020, 9:37 am | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Aotearoa New Zealand has the opportunity to provide global leadership in responding to mental distress and addiction says Mental Health Commissioner Kevin Allan. He today released the report Aotearoa New Zealand’s mental health and addiction services: ... More >>

Care Of Rest-home Resident With Pressure Injuries

Monday, 15 June 2020, 2:18 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding G J & J M Bellaney Limited in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for its failures in its care for a man in ... More >>

Triaging Of Patient At Emergency Department

Monday, 15 June 2020, 2:17 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding Bay of Plenty District Health Board (DHB) in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for its failures in its care of a man in ... More >>

Management Of Elderly Woman’s Recurrent UTIs And Catheter Care In Rest Home

Monday, 8 June 2020, 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 owned and operated by Residential Management Limited (RML) in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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