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Birdsall, Mary Ann

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Doctor's details


Birdsall, Mary Ann




MB ChB 1986 Auckland
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery
University of Auckland, New Zealand
M 1993 F 1997 RANZCOG
Member and Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, New Zealand



Practising certificate

from 1 March 2017 to 28 February 2018



General scope

19 November 1986

Provisional scope

27 November 1985

Scope of practice



  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology (10 December 1996)

Dr Birdsall is required to participate in an approved recertification programme relevant to the vocational scope of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

Dr Birdsall 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, 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.

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Obstetrics & Gynaecology is the diagnosis and management of patients in the area of reproductive health and disease, including but not limited to; womenâs health issues, maternal fetal medicine, gynaecological oncology, reproductive endocrinology and infertility and urogynaecology, male sexual disorders, post and perinatal issues. It is also involved with treatment and health provision to patients in relation to contraception, reproductive health and associated primary sexual health issues, as well as primary and secondary pathology and physiology of the reproductive system and genital tract area.

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