Journal of the New Zealand Medical Association, 05-September-2008, Vol 121 No 1281
High Court Appeal – Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal (Med05/15D)
Previous Journal Notice
A notice about this Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal (the Tribunal) hearing was published in NZMJ Vol.120 No.1265.
Tribunal Finding & Penalty
The Tribunal found Dr Harriett Rosalind Elles Martin, medical practitioner, guilty of professional misconduct.
The Tribunal ordered the practitioner:
The practitioner appealed to the High Court as to part of the substantive finding and as to the penalty ordered by the Tribunal.
The High Court dismissed the appeal on the substantive finding, upholding the Tribunal’s finding of professional misconduct. The court modified the penalty order and reduced the fine.
The fine of $5,000 in relation to part 1 and part 2 of the charge was reduced to $3,000. The fine of $10,000 in relation to part 3 of the charge was reduced to $7,000 (Martin v Director of Proceedings (High Court, Auckland, CIV-2006-404-005706, 2 July 2008, Courtney J)).
The full Tribunal decisions relating to the case can be found on the Tribunal web site at www.hpdt.org.nz Reference No: Med05/15
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