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Worsley, David Robert

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Doctor's details


Worsley, David Robert




MB ChB 1982 Auckland
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery
University of Auckland, New Zealand
Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, Australia



Practising certificate

from 1 March 2015 to 29 February 2016



General scope

17 December 1982

Provisional scope

7 December 1981

Scope of practice



  • Ophthalmology (11 November 1991)

Dr Worsley is required to participate in an approved recertification programme relevant to the vocational scope of Ophthalmology.

Dr Worsley 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.


Ophthalmology is the diagnosis and management of patients with abnormal conditions affecting the eye and its appendages, including prevention of blindness, promotion of eye health and rehabilitation of those with visual disability.

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