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De Villiers, Cindy Dianne

Below is the registration information for this doctor.

Doctor's details


De Villiers, Cindy Dianne




MB ChB 1990 Stellenbosch
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners
Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, New Zealand



Practising certificate

from 1 December 2018 to 30 November 2019



General scope

17 March 1994

Scope of practice



  • General Practice (18 October 2010)

Dr De Villiers is required to participate in an approved recertification programme relevant to the vocational scope of General Practice.

Dr De Villiers may work outside the stated vocational scope but must do so within a collegial relationship.

Definitions of scopes


A doctor who has completed the requirements of a provisional general scope will be registered within a general scope of practice. Examples are doctors who have completed their first post-graduate year and may be in vocational training and doctors who have not started, or have chosen not to do, vocational training.

A general scope of practice does not mean the doctor is working in general practice which is its own specialty. Doctors with a general scope can be working in any area of medicine.

Doctors practising within a general scope will be required to participate in an approved recertification programme to assist them in maintaining their competence.


A doctor who has completed their vocational training as a specialist and has appropriate qualifications and experience can be registered within a vocational scope of practice. This form of registration recognises the doctor as a specialist and allows them to work independently in New Zealand. A doctor registered in a vocational scope must participate in an approved continuing professional development programme to assist them in maintaining their competence.

General Practice

General Practice is an academic and scientific discipline with its own educational content, research, evidence base and clinical activity, and a clinical speciality orientated to primary care. It is personal, family, and community orientated comprehensive primary care that includes diagnosis, continues over time, is anticipatory as well as responsive.

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