News

Response to release of surgical mesh report

Published: December 2019
The Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner acknowledged the release today of the report detailing the harm caused by surgical mesh and the experiences of those people at the centre of the report.


Report highlights inequity of mental health service quality and outcomes for Māori

Published: December 2019
This Monitoring Indicator Update tracks progress made on key measures regarding the quality of mental health and addiction services over five years to 2017 and 2017/18.


Commissioner talks to Newshub about the role of HDC

Published: December 2019
Commissioner talks to Newshub about the role of HDC.


Annual Report outlines a busy year for HDC

Published: November 2019
Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill said there had been a record number of complaints closed by his office in the last year. 

Research with adults unable to provide informed consent


Published: 19 November 2019
Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report proposing changes to rules for when health and disability research can occur that involves adults who are unable to provide informed consent.

Correspondence with David Seymour on the End of Life Choice Bill

Published: October 2019
Correspondence with David Seymour on the End of Life Choice Bill.