HDC Newsletters

  • Published: 19 September 2022

    In this issue:
    • Unprecedented rise in complaints
    • Overview of trends in COVID-19 complaints
    • Collective action needed says Aged Care Commissioner
    • Case study: Critical assessment vital when patients present on multiple occasions with the same symptoms

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  • Published: 9 June 2022

    • This issue focuses on women's health featuring articles on:
    • Healing from Harm: An evaluation of a restorative process to address harm from surgical mesh 
    • HDC's complaints profile from women's health
    • Case study on providing clear information to obtain informed consent before undertaking procedures
    • Response by Select Committee on petition asking for the right to appeal decisions made by HDC
    • Recent appointments at HDC.

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  • In this issue: 
    • Assisted dying covered by the Code
    • Concerns raised about medication brand changes 
    • Complaints to HDC involving DHBs 
    • Aotearoa Patient Safety Day 
    • Latest investigation decisions.

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  • In this issue:

    • From the Commissioner

    • HDC welcomes new Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission

    • New resources for consumers with disabilities

    • DHB complaints analysis for January-June 2020

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  • In this issue:
    • New Commissioner Morag McDowell
    • The Mental Health Commissioner's final monitoring and advocacy report
    • Trends in focus: Delays in ED care
    • Profile: youth and Pacific disability advocate Jordon Milroy
    • Mārama Real Time Feedback moves to the Ministry
    • COVID-19 complaint trends

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