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Patel, Ashwinkumar Kanji

Below is the registration information for this doctor.

Doctor's details


Patel, Ashwinkumar Kanji




MB ChB 1984 Otago
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery
University of Otago, New Zealand
Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners
Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, New Zealand



Practising certificate

from 1 December 2014 to 30 November 2015



General scope

20 December 1985

Provisional scope

6 March 1985

Scope of practice



  • General Practice (15 February 2005)

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

Dr Patel 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 junior doctors who have completed their first post-graduate year and may be in vocational training, doctors who have not started, or have chosen not to do, vocational training or doctors nearing retirement who are no longer meeting the requirements for registration within a vocational scope of practice.

The doctor must establish a professional collegial relationship with another doctor who is registered within the same or related vocational scope, and must participate in appropriate continuing professional development to maintain and improve competence and to be recertified each year.


A doctor who has completed his or her vocational training as a consultant and has appropriate qualifications and experience can be registered within a vocational scope of practice.

A doctor registered in a vocational scope must participate in an approved continuing professional development programme to maintain competence and be recertified each year.

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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