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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 >>

Nutrition Management For Rest Home Resident With Alzheimer’s Disease

Monday, 7 December 2020, 2:08 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding a rest home operator in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in the care of a woman at risk of weight loss. The ... More >>

Care of man with severe depression

Monday, 7 December 2020, 2:06 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Mental Health 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 during an acute admission to ... More >>

Return Of Embryos To Fertility Patient

Monday, 7 December 2020, 2:03 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding a fertility clinic in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to return a woman’s embryos to her as she had requested. ... More >>

Sexual Relationship Between Chiropractor And Patient

Monday, 30 November 2020, 2:14 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

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

Rest Home Care Of Resident Requiring High Level Of Assistance

Monday, 30 November 2020, 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 operator in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in the care provided to an elderly woman. The woman ... More >>

Inadequate Information For Man Discharged From Hospital With Ongoing Symptoms

Monday, 30 November 2020, 2:09 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 with ongoing testicular ... More >>

Misplacement Of Screws In Spinal Surgery

Monday, 23 November 2020, 2:02 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding an orthopaedic surgeon in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in the treatment of a woman requiring spinal surgery. ... More >>

Nurse’s Care Of Deteriorating Rest Home Resident

Monday, 23 November 2020, 1:59 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 of a rest home resident who deteriorated ... More >>

DHB’s Care Of A Teenager With Suicidal Ideation

Monday, 23 November 2020, 1:52 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Mental Health 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 young man with mental health issues, ... More >>

Mental Health Care Of Man In Inpatient Unit

Monday, 16 November 2020, 2:04 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Mental Health 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 at a mental health inpatient ... More >>

Rest Home Care Of Woman At High Risk Of Falls

Monday, 16 November 2020, 2:02 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

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

Hospital Care Of Young Man With Sepsis

Monday, 16 November 2020, 1:59 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 man who presented to ... More >>

Care Of Pregnant Woman And Her Identical Twins

Monday, 9 November 2020, 2:30 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

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

Management Of Rest Home Resident’s Pressure Wounds And Pain

Monday, 9 November 2020, 2:30 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 the pressure wound care and pain management of ... More >>

Delayed Assessment Of A Suicidal Woman

Monday, 19 October 2020, 2:01 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 mental health care of a woman ... More >>

Vulnerable Child Left Unattended At Bus Stop

Monday, 19 October 2020, 1:58 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding a disability care coordinator in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to arrange a support worker to meet a ... More >>

Rest Home Care Of Deteriorating Woman

Monday, 19 October 2020, 1:55 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 a ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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