Responsible Authority Core Performance Standards Review

May 12, 2022

Please feel free to review the Responsible Authority Core Performance Standards Review report on the Board.

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Consultation on Neuropsychology scope

March 18, 2022

Please find here a consultation document on the scope of practice for Neuropsychology.

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Omicron Update

March 9, 2022

Please find here a copy of the slides from the Ministry of Health’s webinar regarding the shift to Phase 3 of the Omicron response plan.

The following information may also be helpful:

The recording of the webinar can be found here: https://www.health.govt.nz/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-information-health-professionals/guidance-critical-health-services-during-omicron-outbreak/omicron-webinars-health-professionals

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Omicron Phase Two Webinar

February 17, 2022

Please find here a link to the Ministry of Health’s webinar on the shift to Phase Two of the Omicron response that aired on Tuesday 15th February 2022.

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PC Renewal

February 16, 2022

The PC renewal process is now open, please log into your Psychologist Portal to apply.

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Update to Mandatory Vaccination order

January 26, 2022

Please refer to our Covid 19 page for further information.

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Important update regarding the Mandatory Vaccination Order and Exemption process

November 8, 2021

Please find here an updated information sheet on Mandatory Vaccination Orders and the Exemption process.

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Online registration application for Intern & Trainee Psychologists

October 12, 2021

The online registration application for Intern & Trainee Psychologists is now available under Forms & Publications.

You can also click here to go directly to the online platform https://apc.psychologistsboard.org.nz/Account/NewRegLogin

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Change to the Arms Act 1983

September 9, 2021

The Government updated the Arms Act in 2020 and this came into effect on 24 December 2020, introducing new requirements and obligations for health practitioners.

In summary the changes require:

  • Firearms licence applicants to provide details of their health practitioner to Police,
  • Police to notify the health practitioner when a licence has been issued, and
  • Health practitioners to consider notifying Police if they have reason to believe their patient is a firearms licence holder and their health condition will impact on the safety of the patient or the public, if they have access to, or use of, firearms (s92).

For further information about the new obligations for health practitioners please review the information sheet for Health Practitioners.

How to notify Police

You can notify the police of your concerns (outlined in the Information Sheet):

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