The Physiotherapy Board's vision is Fostering Excellence in Physiotherapy.
The Physiotherapy Board (the Board) is the regulatory authority for Physiotherapists, established under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (HPCA Act). The principal purpose of the Act is to protect the health and safety of members of the public by providing for mechanisms to ensure that health practitioners are competent and fit to practise their professions.
The Board would like to extend their congratulations to Associate Professor Leigh Hale who has been promoted to full Professor as at 1 February 2015. Leigh will be the first physiotherapist to have achieved promotion to professor within the University of Otago a significant acheivement.