The Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal, in a decision dated the 25th day of October 2007, pursuant to the
Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003, determined that Mary Stewart, registered nurse, was guilty of professional misconduct.
The tribunal censured Mary Stewart and suspended her from practice for two months and ordered her to pay 30% costs.
The tribunal also ordered that summaries of its decision be published in the New Zealand Gazette, Kai Tiaki: Nursing New Zealand, the New Zealand Nursing Review, the Nursing Council of New Zealand's newsletter and on the tribunal's website.
K. G. DAVENPORT, Deputy Chairperson, Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal.