NZ: Investigation after doctors’ prescriptions strewn through neighbourhood

Jared Nicoll reports:

An investigation is under way after piles of doctors’ prescriptions were found scattered through a Lower Hutt neighbourhood.

Epuni St residents scraped up about 100 private prescriptions featuring patient’s names, addresses and medication from the road on Monday afternoon.

They included a child’s asthma medication, and an elderly woman’s codeine prescription, issued earlier this year by various doctors’ offices including the Ropata Medical Centre and the Hutt Valley After-Hours Medical Centre.



[…]Wairarapa and Hutt Valley District Health Boards executive director of quality and risk Amber O’Callaghan said the DHB had been notified of the incident.

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