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Ministry of Health COVID update

The Ministry of Health has issued new COVID-19 response advice and confirmed key messages for health professionals (as of 14 January). It can be downloaded here.

Whakaari He Rā Whakamaumaharatanga – Whakaari Anniversary

One year on from the 2019 Whakaari eruption, we remember the lives lost and acknowledge the efforts of many during the tragedy. On this day 47 people were on the volcano when it erupted, mainly tourists.  Twenty-two have died and 22 were seriously injured. (more…)

Ngā Manukura O Āpōpō Clinical Leadership – scholarship applications open

The Board has opened applications for the 2021 Ngā Manukura o Āpōpō Clinical Leadership Programme Scholarship. (more…)

HPDT decisions – Tahna and Allan Pearce

The Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal has released its decisions regarding the charge brought by a professional conduct committee (PCC) against physiotherapists Tahna Kim Pearce and Allan David Pearce, a married couple who agreed their charges could be heard together. (more…)

October Newsletter

Our October newsletter has been emailed to all registered physiotherapists.

You can access it online by clicking here.

New Specialist – Dr. Jacqui Clark

The Board welcomes Dr. Jacqui Clark as our tenth and newest registered Physiotherapy Specialist. (more…)

Expressions of Interest for Competence Reviewers

The Physiotherapy Board is seeking highly motivated and experienced physiotherapists to join its pool of Competence Reviewers. We are looking for people from a variety of clinical backgrounds. Interested practitioners can apply here.

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori – Māori Language Week represents a moment in which we should take stock of our inclusion of Te Reo in our day to day lives, but also a time to reflect on why this is so important to Aotearoa New Zealand and to physiotherapists and other health professionals. (more…)

World Physical Therapy Day – celebrating the profession

Today is World Physical Therapy Day – the international day celebrating physiotherapy and physiotherapists. This year’s focus is on rehabilitation after COVID.

We caught up with Board Chair Janice Mueller and asked her what that means in the context of Aotearoa New Zealand. (more…)

HPDT decision – Matthew Edward Hylla

The Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal has released its decision regarding the charge brought by a professional conduct committee (PCC) against physiotherapist Matthew Edward Hylla for professional misconduct. (more…)

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