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Coronavirus (COVD-19) information
The Medical Council has decided to put in place extra protections at the next Medical Council of New Zealand Registration Examination (NZREX) following the outbreak of coronavirus. NZREX brings people together from all over the world. These protections are necessary to ensure the health and wellbeing of all the people we work with to run this examination.
Whakaari (White Island) - a message from the Medical Council of New Zealand
The Medical Council's aroha and manaakitanga go out to patients and whānau affected by the volcanic eruption at Whakaari / White Island. We offer special condolences to those who have lost loved ones.
Recent Health Practitioner Disciplinary Tribunal decision
The Medical Council of New Zealand Chair, Dr Curtis Walker, said today that imposing closely monitored strict conditions on the practice of the doctor who was found to have performed unjustified clinical examinations on a number of woman patient’s breasts was entirely appropriate and necessary.