Advance care planning

Advance care planning

There are a number of prerequisites an advanced care directive needs to fulfill in order to be carried out.

Adverse Events & Coronial Inquests

Adverse Events & Coronial Inquests

Every doctor will encounter an adverse event at some point during their career—so it pays to face it prepared.

Advertising Health Products

Advertising Health Products

Regulations & guidelines to advertising of health products and services in New Zealand.

Changes To Informed Consent

Changes To Informed Consent

Informed consent and informed choice are underpinned by the patient-centred approach.

Enduring Power of Attorney

Enduring Power of Attorney

Power of attorney comes with a significant amount of legislature that any medical practitioner must be able to navigate.

Fitness to drive

Fitness to drive

Rather than waiting with an ambulance at the bottom of the cliff, doctors can take opportunities to reduce the risk.

Informed Consent

Informed Consent

Consent is one thing; informed consent is another.

Informed Consent of Children

Informed Consent of Children

Children have the right to give and the requirement to provide consent in regards to their healthcare.

Patient Complaints & Indemnity Cover

Patient Complaints & Indemnity Cover

How to respond to a patient complaint and the role of your indemnity cover.

Prescribing: a personal responsibility

Prescribing: a personal responsibility

Prescriptions are one of the most powerful tools in a medical practitioner's arsenal.

Removal of body parts

Removal of body parts

A brief overview of what doctors needs to know about removed body parts and informed consent.