Health and Disability Commissioner Report - 28 September 2020
The HDC has released a report on the care provided to a man when he was admitted to Canterbury DHB following an accident. The report highlights the importance of communication between providers, and the need for adequate processes to ensure follow-up of incidental findings.
Commerce Commission Fact Sheets
The Commerce Commission website has a number of fact sheets
designed to help health professionals understand how competition and consumer laws apply to them. These fact sheets are written for all health professionals and are particularly relevant to those in business or practising on their own account.
New Zealand Medical Association's Code of Ethics for the New Zealand Medical Profession
Please click here
to view the document.
Optimizing Management of Patients with Metal-on-Metal Hips
The American Hip Society presented their recommendations
on MOM hips and their management at the AAOS meeting on March 19-23, 2013.
MoM Conversion Chart
View the MoM Conversion Chart here
The Ageing Of New Zealand
On August 18 2003 the NZOA published a paper that outlines the impact of the ageing population on musculo-skeletal conditions, including specific areas such as fractures, musculo-skeletal operations and hip replacements. It also includes data on the huge increases of people who will suffer disability because of musculo-skeletal diseases such as arthritis and osteoporosis. Please click here
to view the report.