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Investigation launched following $4-an-hour wage claims

An investigation has been launched by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment into an Auckland restaurant chain following complaints that workers are being...

Restraint procedure at a secure dementia unit

The family of an 85-year-old man complained to the Health and Disability Commissioner about the care he received while a resident in Ross Home...

Failure to recognise non-reassuring CTG

The Health and Disability Commissioner investigated a complaint from a 22-year-old woman about the care provided by her midwife and lead maternity carer during...

Sexual exploitation by general practitioner

(11HDC00237, 26 March 2013) A woman complained that she and her general practitioner (GP) had a sexual relationship that lasted almost one year. The...

Delayed diagnosis of bladder cancer

A man complained about the care he received from his general practitioner, who failed to initiate timely investigations, leading to a delayed diagnosis of...

Follow-up of abnormal PSA tests.

A 67 year old man had a family history of prostate cancer and an enlarged prostate. The man requested regular PSA tests from his...

Antenatal and intrapartum care provided by midwife

The Health and Disability Commissioner released his findings into a complaint about the care provided in 2011 by a midwife to a 24 year...

Care of an elderly patient with mental health issues

The Health and Disability Commissioner investigated a complaint about the care provided by a District Health Board’s (DHB’s) Inpatient Mental Health Service to a...