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Recent HDC Decisions: Failure to refer for endoscopy

The following decisions have recently been published on the Health and Disability Commissioner (HDC) website: 

Failure to refer for endoscopy

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) in relation to the care provided to a 58 year old man who required an urgent referral for an endoscopy.

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Case notes for this decision can be found here.


Wound management by district nursing service

The Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill has today released a report finding a District Health Board (DHB) in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights for the care its District Nursing Service provided to a woman with a wound infection.

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Case notes for this decision can be found here.

 


Last updated : Thursday, August 30, 2018

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