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Willis, Nigel John

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Doctor's details


Willis, Nigel John




MB ChB 1987 Otago
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery
University of Otago, New Zealand
FRACS 1998
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, New Zealand



Practising certificate

from 1 December 2016 to 30 November 2017



General scope

7 December 1988

Provisional scope

9 March 1988

Scope of practice



  • Orthopaedic Surgery (12 April 2001)

Dr Willis is required to participate in an approved recertification programme relevant to the vocational scope of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr Willis 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.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery is the diagnosis and treatment (operative and non operative) of patients with disorders of the musculoskeletal system (bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and peripheral nerves) It includes the management of trauma to the musculoskeletal system and the management of congenital and acquired disorders.

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