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Appleby, Rachel Elizabeth

Below is the registration information for this doctor.

Doctor's details


Appleby, Rachel Elizabeth




MB ChB 1980 Auckland
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery
University of Auckland, New Zealand
Dip Obst 1983 Auckland
Diploma in Obstetrics
University of Auckland, New Zealand
DCH 1987 Otago
Diploma in Child Health
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 June 2013 to 31 May 2014



General scope

8 December 1980

Provisional scope

5 March 1980

Scope of practice



  • General Practice (13 July 2001)

Dr Appleby is participating in an approved recertification programme relevant to the vocational scope of General Practice.

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

Definitions of scopes


A doctor who has completed a required period of practice in the Provisional General scope of practice will be registered within the General scope of practice.

All doctors who are registered in the General scope of practice must meet recertification requirements set by Council.

The principal recertification programme for General scope registrants requires enrolment in the 'inpractice' programme, administered by bpacnz. The recertification programme requirements include that doctors establish a professional collegial relationship with another doctor who is registered within the same or related vocational scope.

Limited exceptions to the requirement to enrol in the bpacnz recertification programme exist for General scope doctors who:

- are enrolled as a registrar and participating in a Council-accredited medical college vocational training programme. (these doctors will have an established relationship with a supervisor):

- have had their scope limited by the Medical Council to non-clinical practice.


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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