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Damage To Woman’s Uterus During Routine Procedure

Monday, 12 April 2021, 2:02 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding an obstetrician/gynaecologist in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in her care of a woman undergoing a routine ... More >>

Doctor’s Failure To Assess Mental Capacity Of Dementia Patient

Monday, 12 April 2021, 2:00 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Morag McDowell today released a report finding a doctor in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in the care of a woman with dementia. The woman and her partner ... More >>

Man With Broken Leg Waits Days For Adequate Treatment

Monday, 12 April 2021, 1:58 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding a retirement village in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in its care of a man with a broken leg. The man was ... More >>

Rest Home Care Of Woman With Dementia

Monday, 29 March 2021, 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 provider in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in the care of a resident with dementia. The woman ... More >>

Pharmacist’s Error In Dispensing Methadone

Monday, 22 March 2021, 2:06 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Morag McDowell today released a report finding a pharmacist in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for dispensing the wrong dose of methadone to a consumer and failing ... More >>

DHB And Rest Home’s Care Of Deteriorating Patient

Monday, 22 March 2021, 2:04 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding a district health board (DHB) and a rest home provider in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in the care of ... More >>

Medication Error In Rest Home

Monday, 15 March 2021, 2:03 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding a rest home provider and two registered nurses in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in the care of an ... More >>

Hospital Discharge Of Woman At Risk Of Stroke

Monday, 15 March 2021, 2:00 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Morag McDowell 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 failures in the care of an elderly woman. The ... More >>

DHB’s Care Of Woman And Her Baby

Monday, 8 March 2021, 2:06 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall 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 failures in the care of a woman and her baby. ... More >>

Prescription Error For Woman With Respiratory Complaint

Monday, 8 March 2021, 2:03 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Morag McDowell 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 in the care of a woman who presented ... More >>

Nurse’s Care Of Elderly Dementia Patient

Monday, 8 March 2021, 1:59 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding an enrolled nurse in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in the care of an elderly man at a rest home. The ... More >>

Escalation Of Care For Rest Home Resident With Cardiac Symptoms

Monday, 1 March 2021, 2:07 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

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

Hospital Care Of Three-year-old Boy With Pneumonia

Monday, 22 February 2021, 2:06 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall 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 failures in the care of a three-year-old boy with ... More >>

Night Checks On Patient At Mental Health Facility

Monday, 22 February 2021, 2:00 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Kevin Allan today released a report finding a registered nurse in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in the care of a man at a residential mental health ... More >>

Hospital Care Of Patient With Pneumonia

Monday, 15 February 2021, 2:08 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Kevin Allan 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 failures in the care of a man admitted to hospital ... More >>

Care Of Elderly Woman After Ants Found In Her Room And Bed

Monday, 15 February 2021, 2:02 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding a care home operator in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in the care of an elderly resident after ants were ... More >>

Critical Challenges Remain In Transforming Aotearoa New Zealand’s Approach To Mental Wellbeing

Thursday, 4 February 2021, 10:03 am | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Aotearoa New Zealand’s focus on wellbeing is an important step in the right direction but critical challenges remain in transforming our approach to mental health and addiction, says outgoing Mental Health Commissioner Kevin Allan. In an open letter ... More >>

Nurse’s Care Of Elderly Resident In A High Dependency Unit

Monday, 18 January 2021, 2:17 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding a registered nurse in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in the care provided to a man in a high dependency ... More >>

Hospital Care Of Man With Pneumonia

Monday, 18 January 2021, 2:14 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Morag McDowell 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 failures in the care of a man admitted to hospital ... More >>

Care Provided To Pregnant Woman With Abdominal Pain

Monday, 14 December 2020, 1:53 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding Waikato District Health Board in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for the care provided to a pregnant woman. The woman, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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