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HPDT decision – Yan Shi

The Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal has released its decision regarding the charge of professional misconduct brought by a professional conduct committee against physiotherapist Yan Shi (also known as Kevin Yan Shi Shiel) following his conviction for offences involving dishonesty. (more…)

COVID update – August 26 – business support info

As you are most likely aware, the Government has extended its current wage subsidy scheme and introduced a resurgence wage subsidy to support businesses that have been impacted by the current national lockdown levels.

We thought it may assist to have a summary overview of each scheme and links on where to find out more information.  These are outlined below.

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Annual report 2019-2020

Our 2019 to 2020 Annual report is now available online. It covers the details of the Board’s operations over this period and the results of the workforce survey.

You can download a copy here.

COVID-19 Update – 17 August, 2020

A well practiced response

With Auckland now at Alert Level 3 and the rest of Aotearoa at Alert Level 2 until 11.59pm August 26 (to be reviewed by Cabinet 21 August) it is very hard to find adequate words to articulate the emotion of going back to higher Alert Levels.

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August Newsletter

Our August newsletter has been emailed to all registered physiotherapists.

You can access it online by clicking here.

MoH notice re face masks

The Ministry of Health has identified potential concerns around the quality of some masks distributed from the National Supply Chain. The concerns relate to inconsistencies in labelling and certification. (more…)

New appointments to the Board

The Physiotherapy Board is pleased to welcome two new Board members to the team – physiotherapist Kelly Brodie and lay member Rosemary (Rose) Wilson. (more…)

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR): consideration in clinical care

In New Zealand, five people per day are treated by St John Ambulance Service for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest; 74% of those patients receive bystander CPR (St John New Zealand, 2018). Early high-quality CPR has been shown to save lives and improve outcomes for patients. (more…)

June Newsletter

Our June newsletter has been emailed to all registered physiotherapists.

You can access it online by clicking here.

CPD decision and framework released

The Board has released its decision following the consultation on Continuing Professional Development and recertification. PDF versions of the decision and the framework are available in our resources section. (more…)

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