Pursuant to sections 42 (2) (a), 42 (3) and 48A of the
Nurses Act 1977, the Nursing Council of New Zealand
(“the council”), in a decision dated 14 February 2005, ordered that the name of Catrina Hughes, registered nurse, be removed from the Register, but that she might reapply
for reinstatement after a period of two years.
The council also ordered that Catrina Hughes pay $5,640.00 (being 40%) of the actual costs and expenses of and incidental to the inquiry by the preliminary proceedings committee and the council, and that a notice stating the
effect of the orders be published in the New Zealand Gazette, Kai Tiaki: Nursing New Zealand and the Nursing Council’s Newsletter and released to accredited members
of the media on request.
No identifying details of other health professionals, the institutions or clients are to be published.
MARION CLARK, Registrar.