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Board Information – OCANZ Vacancy 16/10/2012

Dear all, The Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand (OCANZ) has asked that the Board advise its optometrist registrants of a Policy and Development Officer vacancy at OCANZ. Click here for information on the position. Expressions of interest should be sent by email to Tamara McKenzie, OCANZ’s Executive Officer – t.mckenzie@ocanz.org There is no deadline for lodging expressions […]

Board Information – OCANZ Director Vacancy 02/10/2012

Dear all, The Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand (OCANZ) has asked that the Board advise its optometrist registrants of a Policy and Development Officer vacancy at OCANZ. Click here for information on the position. Expressions of interest should be sent by email to Tamara McKenzie, OCANZ’s Executive Officer – t.mckenzie@ocanz.org There is no deadline for lodging expressions […]

Board Information – HPCAA Review Consultation Meetings 19/09/2012

Dear all, 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 […]

Board Information – HPCAA Review 03/09/2012

Dear all, This communication is further to the Board’s recent July 2012 newsletter in which the Board advised that it would inform practitioners and stakeholders once the Ministry of Health had commenced its review of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (HPCAA).   The scope of the review will cover:   how the HPCAA supports the delivery of […]

Board Information – MoH Call for Nominations for Appointment to the Board 30/07/2012

Dear all, This communication is further to the Board’s recent July 2012 newsletter in which the Board advised that it would inform practitioners and stakeholders once the Ministry was calling for expressions of interest for the three positions coming up for re/appointment on the Board. As previously mentioned, the following positions are coming up for re/appointment: one lay member position; one […]

Board Announcement – Approval of RMIT Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing 08/05/2012

Dear all, This communication is to update practitioners and stakeholders on the Board’s consideration of the application of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology to have its Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing qualification approved as a prescribed qualification for the purposes or registering as a dispensing optician in New Zealand. The Board is pleased to […]