Case Note 95042 [2008] NZ Priv Cmr 1- DHB denies father access to health information about his son.

A man’s 14-year-old son suffered from a life-threatening psychological condition and was hospitalised. His parents had separated, but both had been involved in his care. Differences of opinion arose between the boy’s father and doctors at the district health board (the DHB) about the treatment the boy was receiving, and the father’s level of involvement in that treatment.

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