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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…)

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…)

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