How the Medical Council deals with complaints – a fair and impartial process?

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How the Medical Council deals with complaints – a fair and impartial process?

Gaeline Phipps

Gaeline Phipps

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Medical Council processes occur behind closed doors – they do not disclose all that was said or written

Wellington barrister Gaeline Phipps asks whether an injustice, such as that seen recently in New Zealand’s open court system, could possibly occur with Medical Council processes

This article has been endorsed by the RNZCGP and has been approved for up to 0.25 CME credits for the General Practice Educational Programme and conti
References
  1. Court of Appeal of New Zealand. W (CA641/2019) v R [2020] NZCA 286 (14 July 2020). nzlii.org/nz/cases/NZCA/2020/286.html