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Pharmacist Dispensing Error And Dishonest Conduct

Monday, 25 May 2020, 2:24 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Kevin Allan today released a report finding a pharmacist in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for a dispensing error, and dishonest conduct following the error. ... More >>

Care Of Mother In Labour And New-born Baby

Monday, 25 May 2020, 2:19 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding a District Health Board, a self-employed midwife and a paediatric registrar in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for ... More >>

Recognition And Management Of Deterioration In A Rest Home Patient

Monday, 18 May 2020, 4:00 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 appropriately manage a woman’s care when her condition ... More >>

Professional Boundaries Between Social Worker And Client

Monday, 18 May 2020, 3:11 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Kevin Allan today released a report finding a social worker in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to maintain professional boundaries between herself ... More >>

Health & Disability Commissioner Supports Prime Minister And Governor-General Pay Cut Initiatives

Thursday, 16 April 2020, 2:50 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill, together with Mental Health Commissioner Kevin Allan and Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall announced this morning that they will each donate 20 per cent of their salary to charities for six ... More >>

False Reporting Of Test Result By Registrar

Monday, 16 March 2020, 2:27 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a doctor in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for lying to a senior colleague about a patient’s test results. The ... More >>

Monitoring Of Prostate Condition

Monday, 16 March 2020, 2:12 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 provide appropriate care and services ... More >>

Rest Home Care Provided To Elderly Woman

Monday, 9 March 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 in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to provide appropriate care and services to one of ... More >>

Disclosure Of Complication To Patient Following Eye Surgery

Monday, 9 March 2020, 2:05 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding an ophthalmologist in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to promptly tell a patient about a complication encountered ... More >>

Care Provided To Newborn Baby With Respiratory Distress

Monday, 2 March 2020, 3:29 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding a midwife in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for the care she provided to a newborn baby with respiratory distress. ... More >>

Assessment And Management Of Rest Home Resident Following Falls

Monday, 2 March 2020, 3:25 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding a rest home and three of its nurses in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to adequately manage and assess ... More >>

Management Of End-of-life Care

Monday, 24 February 2020, 2:11 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding Heritage Lifecare Limited and one of its staff in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures relating to the palliative ... More >>

Terminally Ill Woman Dispensed Incorrect Amount Of Pain Medication

Monday, 24 February 2020, 2:08 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Kevin Allan today released a report finding a pharmacist in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for making a number of errors, on different occasions, when dispensing ... More >>

Informed Consent And Care For Dementia Patient

Monday, 17 February 2020, 3:41 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Mental Health Commissioner Kevin Allan today released a report finding MidCentral DHB in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in the care of an elderly woman with dementia. The woman’s daughter, ... More >>

Failures In Care For Elderly Rest Home Residents

Monday, 17 February 2020, 3:36 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released two reports which found Radius Residential Care Limited in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights (the Code) for failures relating to the care provided ... More >>

Inadequate Medical Care Of A Prison Inmate

Monday, 17 February 2020, 2:02 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 failing to provide necessary medical treatment ... More >>

Failure to conduct adequate medical assessment

Monday, 10 February 2020, 2:12 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a doctor at an urgent care clinic in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to conduct an adequate medical assessment ... More >>

Inappropriate discharge and lack of respect for dignity

Monday, 10 February 2020, 2:09 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding Canterbury District Health Board in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in the care provided to a man with alcoholic ... More >>

Inappropriate discharge and lack of respect for dignity

Monday, 10 February 2020, 2:09 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding Canterbury District Health Board in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in the care provided to a man with alcoholic ... More >>

Management of IV device & communication on discharge

Monday, 10 February 2020, 1:59 pm | Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding Auckland District Health Board in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for the care provided to a young woman. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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