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COVID update – new travel rules and sports physio advice

Under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 many physiotherapists are working alongside sports teams, players and athletes, whether that be on the field, courtside or within clubrooms. (more…)

Long COVID and rehabilitation – a World Physical Therapy day opinion piece

Today, as most of Aotearoa changes COVID-19 Alert levels it’s easy to forget how fortunate we have been to have limited COVID-19’s reach into our population. And at a time when so few of us have first-hand experience of this disease and its impacts, the benefit of lockdown can seem more abstract than its inconvenience and cost. (more…)

Board and PNZ Joint update – practicing at COVID Level 2 

On Wednesday 8th September those outside of the Auckland boundary move into Alert Level 2. (more…)

COVID Alert Level 3 Joint Board/PNZ update

On Wednesday 31 August those south of the Auckland boundary moved into Alert Level 3. We acknowledge those in the Auckland and Northland regions who are still in Alert Level 4. Kia kaha. (more…)

COVID Alert Level 3 Update – Ministry Advice issued

We have just been advised that the Ministry of Health has updated advice on their website including advice for Level 3.

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COVID Alert Level 3 Update

We are sorry to hear of the extension of Level 4 in Auckland – we are thinking of you.

To the rest of the country who are moving to Level 3 next week – we have been in touch with the Ministry of Health seeking an update on the release of the revised Level 3 Guidance. (more…)

COVID Alert Level 4 – information from MoH 

Today we informed you of the advice we received from the Ministry of Health regarding what the restrictions will be on face to face consultations under Level 4.

The Ministry has significant concerns for public safety given the transmissibility of the Delta variant of COVID-19.   This evening we received an important notice from the Ministry of Health which is available here. (more…)

Level 3 COVID-19 patient outcome research released

In March 2021, 1,900 Auckland practising physiotherapists were invited by the Board to be part of a survey on the impact on Level 3 COVID-19 restrictions on patients. (more…)

Ngā Manukura O Āpōpō Clinical Leadership – scholarship applications open

Due to the success of the programme to date, Ngā Manukura o Āpōpō Clinical Leadership Programme is providing training for an additional cohort of students this year. The Board is offering two scholarship positions for this cohort and applications are now open. (more…)

The international COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19 has struck many nations deeply and we know that the increasing crisis in India and elsewhere is echoing through our communities and our profession. On behalf of the Board and the staff we offer our aroha and thoughts to all of the members of the Physiotherapy community in Aotearoa who have friends, whanau, and family abroad and at risk.

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