Health care law

@article{Paterson1997HealthCL,
  title={Health care law},
  author={Russel Paterson},
  journal={Health Care Analysis},
  year={1997},
  volume={5},
  pages={43-55}
}
New Zealand’s lack, until recently, of a ‘code of patients’ rights’ does not mean that health and disability services consumers have hitherto had no rights. There is already a significant body of professional guidelines, ethical precepts, and common law rules which govern interactions between providers and consumers. Much of the Code is entirely consistent with established codes of ethics and current law. Nonetheless, it represents an important advance in the legal recognition of consumers… CONTINUE READING

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