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Consultation - Statement on unprofessional behaviour
We are reviewing our statement on Unprofessional behaviour: How it impacts patient safety and team-based care, and we would like your input.
ANZPMEF 2020 has been postponed
Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the extraordinary demands on medical staff combined with tight overseas travel restrictions, the Medical Council of New Zealand, together with the Confederation of Postgraduate Medical Education Councils (CPMEC), has decided to postpone this year’s ANZPMEF to 2021.
COVID-19 - Update and thank you to the profession
The Medical Council thanks all doctors for the essential services you are providing to help Aotearoa New Zealand through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Recertification requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic
Council recognises that we need to be flexible in our approach around a range of issues. We understand that there is a lot of concern within colleges, recertification providers and members of the profession about the need to meet recertification requirements. Therefore Council has made some decisions related to this to provide clarity to you and to the profession
Important follow-up around COVID-19 response around prescribing and telehealth
Council's Chair, Dr Curtis Walker, sent the email below to all practising doctors on 26 March 2020. This was a follow-up to the previous update on 25 March and provided additional clarification around prescribing and telehealth.