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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How to Practice under Level 3

October 28, 2021

Information sheet on how to practice under Alert Level 3 in a non-DHB setting.

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Updated Level 3 Guidance for non-DHB settings

October 20, 2021

The Ministry of Health has updated the guidance information for Allied health providers in non-DHB settings. 

Updated guidance for level 3 is available here.  

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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

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November 2020 Newsletter

June 8, 2021

The November 2020 Newsletter is available here.

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Requests for vaccination exemptions

November 3, 2021

Please find here an information sheet regarding requests for vaccination exemptions.

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Mandatory Vaccination Order

October 28, 2021

Please find here an information sheet regarding the mandatory vaccination order for Psychologists.

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Covid 19 update – mandatory vaccination

October 12, 2021

Refer to our dedicated Covid-19 page for further information

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Advice for Practice at Level 3 – 5 October 2021

October 5, 2021

Please refer here for further details.

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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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