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New Zealand widens access to “no fault” compensation for medical mishaps

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7442.729 (Published 25 March 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:729
  1. Bob Burton
  1. Canberra

    The New Zealand government has relaxed previously strict criteria for access to its “no fault” accident compensation scheme for claims arising from medical misadventure.

    Patients who sustained injury from medical mishaps could previously access the Accident Compensation …

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