By April, Griffith was severely unwell. Colleagues found her in a hospital room preparing to end her life – something she does not remember to this day. A psychiatrist diagnosed her with a major depressive disorder. After three months off, she returned to work but was soon struggling with intenseContinue Reading

Thomas’s parents died within four months of each other. Herbrother died in 1969, and both her sisters had died in the last decade. Thomas was discharged from hospital last month, after having her fibula removed to better fit her prosthetics, in utter despair. She has looked at between 50 andContinue Reading

The public issues Chair for the NZ Association of Psychotherapists, Kyle MacDonald, worked with sensitive claims clients and helped advise ACC on the changes. He said the new system was much more sympathetic to a survivor’s needs. “I think that ACC have engaged really willingly in the process of recognisingContinue Reading

ACC Minister Nikki Kaye says ACC must do more to win public confidence and prevent privacy breaches. #radionz — Morning Report (@NzMorningReport) October 22, 2014 Related articles ACC annual profit more than halves as claims mount John Key reveals new Cabinet lineup John Key unveils new Cabinet line-up –Continue Reading