Published: 26 March 2020
New Zealand moved to Alert Level 4 in the response to COVID-19 at 11:59PM on 25 March 2020. 

Commissioner moving on from HDC after a decade

Published: February 2020
Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill confirmed that his current term, which ends later this year, will be his last.

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.

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.