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Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Amendment Bill 2018

NZNO seeks member feedback on the above bill which  aims to provide:

  • better visibility of decisions about practitioner practice
  • greater recognition of the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration and co-operation
  • better workforce information.

We strongly recommend that you read the Bill’s Digest which summarises amendments to the HPCA Act affecting : 

  • Competence and fitness to practice (Part 3)
  • Complaints and discipline (Part 4)
  • Structure of authorities (Part 6)
  • Naming Policy (Part 7)

The Bill can be found here:


Feedback due to by 29 March 2018.