Medical Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity: St Marks Woman's Health) Notice 2003

  • revoked
  • Medical Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity: St Marks Woman's Health) Notice 2003: revoked, on 12 May 2011 (after expiring on 17 April 2008), by clause 3 of the Regulatory Reform (Revocations) Order 2011 (SR 2011/99).

Reprint
as at 12 May 2011

Medical Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity: St Marks Woman's Health) Notice 2003

(SR 2003/85)

  • Medical Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity: St Marks Woman's Health) Notice 2003: revoked, on 12 May 2011 (after expiring on 17 April 2008), by clause 3 of the Regulatory Reform (Revocations) Order 2011 (SR 2011/99).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

This notice is administered in the Ministry of Health.


Pursuant to section 68(1) of the Medical Practitioners Act 1995, the Minister of Health gives the following notice.

1 Title
  • This notice is the Medical Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity: St Marks Woman's Health) Notice 2003.

2 Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

3 Declaration of quality assurance activity
  • The quality assurance activity called the St Marks Woman's Health Quality Assurance Activity and described in the Schedule is a quality assurance activity to which Part 6 of the Medical Practitioners Act 1995 applies.


Schedule
Description of St Marks Woman's Health Quality Assurance Activity

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1 Interpretation
  • In this schedule, activity means the St Marks Woman's Health Quality Assurance Activity.

2 Sponsor
  • The activity is carried out under the auspices of St Marks Woman's Health Limited.

3 Persons engaged in activity
  • The persons engaged in the activity are medical practitioners and other specialist medical clinicians who provide services at any of the following:

    • (a) St Marks Woman's Health (Tauranga) Limited:

    • (b) St Marks Woman's Health (North Shore) Limited:

    • (c) St Marks Woman's Health (Remuera) Limited.

4 Nature of activity
  • The activity involves-

    • (a) auditing clinical practice by way of review and assessment of consultations and patient satisfaction surveys, with particular focus on communication, clinical note-taking and record-keeping, protocols, assessment, and management; and

    • (b) identifying adverse outcomes and complications of procedures; and

    • (c) reviewing and assessing the audit of clinical practice and all adverse outcomes and complications, by way of discussion in unidisciplinary groups representing—

      • (i) breast radiology:

      • (ii) breast medicine:

      • (iii) breast surgery:

      • (iv) breast nursing:

      • (v) gynaecology:

      • (vi) appearance medicine:

      • (vii) vein medicine:

      • (viii) vein surgery; and

    • (d) the unidisciplinary teams making recommendations to the Professional Standards Committee and the Board of Directors of the St Marks Woman's Health Limited for the purpose of—

      • (i) improving clinical practice; and

      • (ii) reducing adverse outcomes and complications; and

    • (e) assessing progress with the implementation of recommendations.

5 Objective
  • The objective of the activity is to improve the quality of care provided by medical practitioners engaged in the activity.

Dated at Wellington this 17th day of April 2003.

Annette King,

Minister of Health.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This notice declares that the quality assurance activity called the St Marks Woman's Health Quality Assurance Activity is a quality assurance activity to which Part 6 of the Medical Practitioners Act 1995 applies. Medical practitioners and other specialist medical clinicians who provide health services at any of the St Marks Woman's Health Limited facilities in Remuera, Tauranga, and on the North Shore will participate in the activity.

The effect of this declaration is that, subject to certain exceptions,—

  • any information that becomes known solely as a result of the activity is confidential; and

  • any documents brought into existence solely for the purposes of the activity are confidential; and

  • the persons who engage in the activity in good faith are immune from civil liability.

Under section 69 of the Medical Practitioners Act 1995, this notice remains in force for a period of 5 years after the date on which it is issued, unless it is sooner revoked.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 1 May 2003.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Medical Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity: St Marks Woman's Health) Notice 2003. The eprint incorporates all the amendments to the notice as at 12 May 2011. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007.

    Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions that cannot be compiled in the eprint are also included, after the principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)
  • Regulatory Reform (Revocations) Order 2011 (SR 2011/99): clause 3