HDC Decisions - Head & Neck Cancer

DCNZ prosecution details on the DCNZ website, search using - https://www.hpdt.org.nz/ChargeDetails.aspx?file=Den17/387D The full HDC decision and mismanagement of the case can be found on the HDC website, search using - https://www.hdc.org.nz/decisions/search-decisions/2018/14hdc00828/ HDC code for above case : 14DC00828 Full decision PDF 581kb Case note DDF 261 kb An appeal agianst the fine imposed by the Tribunal was made but dismissed by the High Court, Liston also had tried to 'gag' the press but this was also dismissed by the High Court, these are the links to the judgments: [1] LISTON v THE DIRECTOR OF PROCEEDINGS [2018] NZHC 1615 [3 July 2018] [2] LISTON v THE DIRECTOR OF PROCEEDINGS [2018] NZHC 1515 [22 June 2018] Posted by G M Rigg on December 3, 2018 at 12:35pm in Investigator Wanganui DHB have just made a report to the HQSC on the 19th of November 2018 regarding an "incident" that happened on 27th of February 2013, and, if you read the HQSC guidelines on SCA 1 & 2 reportable events you will see that it should have been reported within 15 working days and a review completed within 70 working days. Not a timely manner by any means, but this information was witheld by Wanganui DHB until and official Information (OIA) Act request was made, therefore, one can only assume that the information would never have been disclosed if it was not OIA'd. Or do you see another scenario that is plausable ?

G M Rigg