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Recent HDC Decision: Follow-up of abnormal test result and timely open disclosure

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

Follow-up of abnormal test result and timely open disclosure

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 he provided to a man. The GP failed to take appropriate follow-up actions upon receipt of an abnormal test result and did not disclose the missed test result in a timely manner.

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Last updated : Thursday, August 30, 2018

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