Internet scam - The Medical Council of New Zealand has become aware of an internet scam recruiting doctors for these New Zealand hospitals: St Theresa’s Hospital, Wellington, St Vincent Ranui Hospital, Wellington and Wakefield Hospital, Wellington.
Improving cultural competence and creating culturally safe environments for both patients and doctors is the aim of a new joint project between the Medical Council of New Zealand (Council) and Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa (Te ORA), the Māori Medical Practitioners Association. More about Strengthening the cultural competence of our doctors
In August 2016, Council decided to require that applicants for registration who hold overseas qualifications, must have their qualifications primary-source verified. More about Primary-source verification