At least forty patients in mental hospitals around Norway have been given electroshock treatment without their consent and despite objections from the country’s Civil Ombudsman, a local media investigation has claimed.
A woman is seeking ACC for the mental effects of having been a battered baby.
Surgeon says public debate about surgical mesh has frightened away patients who would benefit from it.
Blenheim man Peter Firmin is one of 212 ACC claimants assigned a case manager with a bogus name.
Teaching at the Texas School for the Deaf brought electroshock survivor Evelyn Scogin, 59, joy and a sense of purpose in life. However, her love for working with disabled children was abruptly […]
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Otago University researchers are warning that a computer-based risk prediction model to profile and target ACC clients may be compromising the agency ‘s ability to make fair and humane decisions about the treatment of New Zealanders in need. ACC says the system, known as the “survival analysis model” has been used for three years and was designed to process claims more efficiently. Alistair Knott is from the University’s Artificial Intelligence and Law in New Zealand project. He wants ACC to provide a public account of how it uses its predictive tool to make sure it isn’t ‘passing the buck’ to a machine.
They said justice for state abuse victims wasn’t possible under the law. Sonja Cooper proved them wrong.