This communication is further to the Board’s recent notice about the commencement of the review of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (HPCAA). The Ministry of Health is holding consultation meetings around the country during September to discuss the review and answer questions about it. Meetings are being held for both the general public and health professionals in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin. Click here to view the meeting information.
Submissions for the HPCAA review close on 26 October 2012. If you are considering making a submission or simply wish to hear more about the review, the Board would encourage you to attend one of the Ministry’s consultation meetings. Alternatively, if you are unable to attend any of the meetings, you can contact the Ministry with any questions you have regarding the review by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board
Ph: 04 474 0705
Fax: 04 474 0709