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Patient Safety Boost by Private Hospitals/Medical Council

Friday, 7 March 2014, 1:34 pm | Medical Council of New Zealand

The high standard of patient safety already in place within New Zealand’s private hospitals will receive a further boost with the Memorandum of Understanding signed today between the Medical Council and the New Zealand Private Surgical Hospitals ... More >>

Medical education makes leap forward

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 9:59 am | Medical Council of New Zealand

Medical education makes leap forward The Medical Council is implementing changes to doctor’s training and education that will improve patient safety and the performance of doctors. The first of these changes is the release today of the New Zealand Curriculum ... More >>

Mr Andrew Connolly new chair of the Medical Council

Wednesday, 19 February 2014, 9:04 am | Medical Council of New Zealand

Auckland surgeon, Mr Andrew Connolly has been elected chairperson of the Medical Council replacing Dr John Adams. More >>

Medical Council to review advertising by doctors

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 12:17 pm | Medical Council of New Zealand

The Medical Council is undertaking a review of advertising by doctors The Medical Council is consulting doctors and the public on its Statement on advertising. Medical Council, chairperson Dr John Adams said today, ‘The issue of advertising of clinical ... More >>

Medical Council of New Zealand office Closes

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 12:33 pm | Medical Council of New Zealand

The Medical Council office has been closed with immediate effect because the building it occupies does not meet earthquake building codes. More >>

NZ Medical Workforce in 2012 - workforce survey results

Tuesday, 26 November 2013, 9:58 am | Medical Council of New Zealand

The Medical Council of New Zealand today released The New Zealand Medical Workforce in 2012 survey results. More >>

Professor Pat Alley awarded 2013 CPMEC Educator Award

Monday, 18 November 2013, 4:06 pm | Medical Council of New Zealand

Well known Auckland surgeon, Professor Pat Alley became the first New Zealander to be awarded the Confederation of Postgraduate Medical Education Councils (CPMEC) Clinical Educator of the Year Award in mid November. More >>

Updated standards for doctors writing medical certificates

Wednesday, 30 October 2013, 9:45 am | Medical Council of New Zealand

Medical Council chairperson, Dr John Adams says that the writing of medical certificates can be a complicated part of medical practice. It is an area of practice where doctors have responsibilities to a third party, such as an employer, in addition to their ... More >>

Invitation to submit an Expression of Interest

Wednesday, 12 June 2013, 10:20 am | Medical Council of New Zealand

The Medical Council is seeking expressions of interest (EOI) to manage an evaluation programme looking at the effectiveness of Regular Practice Review (RPR) which forms part of the recertification programme for doctors registered in a general scope of ... More >>

Medical Council Corrects Misconceptions

Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 9:07 am | Medical Council of New Zealand

The Medical Council today corrected misconceptions regarding its role following the review of the Teachers Council. More >>

Review of Prevocational Training Requirements for NZ Doctors

Wednesday, 27 February 2013, 2:33 pm | Medical Council of New Zealand

The Medical Council initiated a review of prevocational training in late 2010, and released an initial consultation paper in May 2011. We are now undertaking a second stage of the consultation focusing on issues relating to the education and training ... More >>

Medical Workforce in 2011 workforce survey results

Thursday, 23 August 2012, 8:32 am | Medical Council of New Zealand

The Medical Council of New Zealand today released The New Zealand Medical Workforce in 2011 survey results. Dr John Adams, the Council's chairperson said the survey shows that the number of active doctors increased by 3.2 percent, from 13,883 in ... More >>

Medical Council seeks feedback on Good Medical Practice

Wednesday, 8 August 2012, 11:48 am | Medical Council of New Zealand

The Medical Council is seeking feedback on its review of Good Medical Practice from patients, the public, stakeholders and doctors Good Medical Practice is the Council’s main document setting out standards for doctors practising in New Zealand. More >>

Results of the Medical Council of New Zealand election

Friday, 30 March 2012, 9:46 am | Medical Council of New Zealand

Media statement For immediate release 30 March 2012 Results of the Medical Council of New Zealand election The Medical Council of New Zealand today released the names of the four top polling candidates following its recent election. The successful ... More >>

Recertification: A new way forward

Friday, 16 December 2011, 2:51 pm | Medical Council of New Zealand

The Medical Council in partnership with bpacnz Ltd has established a recertification programme to provide doctors registered in a general scope of practice with a framework for their continuing professional development. More >>

Review - Australasian Society of Breast Physicians

Monday, 11 December 2006, 10:26 am | Medical Council of New Zealand

The Medical Council at its December meeting considered the results of the public consultation about its proposed notice to change the specialist status or vocational scope of breast medicine. All vocational scopes or medical specialities undergo accreditation ... More >>

Medical Council responds to doctors

Wednesday, 29 November 2006, 10:54 am | Medical Council of New Zealand

Medical Council responds to doctors concerned about patient safety during the laboratory strike More >>

Wellington GP to head international body

Wednesday, 15 November 2006, 5:17 pm | Medical Council of New Zealand

Wellington general practitioner Ian St George has been elected to chair the International Physician Assessment Coalition (IPAC). More >>

Medical Regs: Global Issues – Shared Solutions

Wednesday, 15 March 2006, 2:06 pm | Medical Council of New Zealand

The International Association of Medical Regulatory Authorities (IAMRA) is holding its 7th International Conference on Medical Regulation in Wellington in November 2006. More >>

New CEO for Medical Council announced

Monday, 26 September 2005, 12:32 am | Medical Council of New Zealand

The Chair of the Medical Council, Professor John Campbell today announced the appointment of Philip Pigou, as the Council’s new chief executive officer. More >>

 

 

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