Annual Report 2021

July 8, 2022

The 2021 Annual Report is available here.

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Vaccine mandates to end for some health and disability sector workers

July 5, 2022

Please refer to our Covid 19 page for futher information.

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Sector update on Long Covid

Please find here an update from the Ministry of Health regarding Long Covid.

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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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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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Annual Report 2020

July 13, 2021

The 2020 Annual Report is available here.

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Annual Report 2019

The 2019 Annual Report is available here.

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Annual Report 2018

The 2018 Annual Report is available here.

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