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Our Christmas opening hours
Our office is closed from midday on 24 December 2019. We re-open again at 8.30am on Monday 6 January 2020.
Results of the 2018 workforce survey
We're pleased to present the results of our 2018 Workforce Survey. The survey is an important annual event for us, and is informed by data we collect from doctors through the practising certificate renewal process.
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.
Consultation on proposed fees for the accreditation of New Zealand-based vocational training and recertification providers
We are consulting with stakeholders on the proposed introduction of a fee for the accreditation of New Zealand-based vocational training and recertification providers.