Monday July 11, 2016
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.