The Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal ("the tribunal"), in a decision dated 12 January 2006 pursuant to the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 ("the Act"), determined that Denyse Patricia Condon, enrolled nurse, had been convicted of offences that reflected adversely on her fitness to practise as a nurse.
The tribunal ordered that Denyse Patricia Condon's registration as an enrolled nurse must be cancelled and recommended she should not be able to apply for
re-registration until six months after the date of its decision.
The tribunal also ordered that Denyse Patricia Condon pay $2,251.10 (being 40%) of the total costs and expenses of and incidental to the inquiry by the professional conduct committee and hearing by the tribunal.
The tribunal directed its executive officer, pursuant to section 157(2) of the Act, to publish a summary of the tribunal's findings and orders in the New Zealand Gazette, Kai Tiaki: Nursing New Zealand, the New Zealand Nursing Review and the newsletter of the Nursing Council of
That summary should include Denyse Patricia Condon's name.
B. M. GREER, Deputy Chairperson, Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal.