Health Professionals


* Nursing Organisations


* Nursing and Allied Health Collection
Comprehensive nursing and allied health information aimed at health professionals. This resource provides answers to questions about the specialised care, treatment and management of patients. Provided for information purposes only.
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* Health Education Organisations @ Te Puna Web Directory
Links to New Zealand organisations and information.
* List of registered doctors
Search for medical registration details of New Zealand's doctors and specialists. Search by doctor's name or by vocational branch of medicine, e.g. dermatology.
* Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS)
Two primary roles are offered by ASMS to its members. They advise and represent members in respect to their employment agreements and assist, liase and advise members in relation to matters of policy and profession.
* Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine
Public health medicine training in New Zealand
* Aviation Medical Society of Australia and New Zealand (AMSANZ)
* Clinical Leaders Association of New Zealand (CLANZ)
Managing issues critical to health such as clinical safety, quality of care and resource management demands competent and effective clinical leadership.
* Dental Council of New Zealand
* Dietitians New Zealand
The national professional body of the dietetic profession, currently representing over 450 dietitians and associated professionals practising in related areas of nutritional care, health and disease throughout New Zealand.
* Doctors for Sexual Abuse Care (DSAC)
A national organisation of doctors and nurses, formed in 1988, to develop and maintain standards of best practice in the delivery of medical and forensic services in the area of sexual assault/abuse.
* Fertility NZ
Fertility NZ exists to help all New Zealanders affected by infertility.
* Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal
The Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal hears and determines disciplinary proceedings brought against health practitioners. The Tribunal was created by s.84 Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 ("the Act") and established on 18 September 2004.
* Health Promotion Forum
* Healthpages
A comprehensive web directory of New Zealand health professionals, both individuals and organisations.
* Healthy Christchurch
An intersectoral initiative based on the WHO Healthy Cities model. The idea is that all sectors and groups have a role to play in creating a healthy city, whether their specific focus is recreation, employment, youth, environmental enhancement, transport, housing or any other aspect of city life.
* Hospice New Zealand
* Independent Practitioners' Association Council of New Zealand (IPAC).
IPAC is a national body representing 17 Independent Practitioner Associations (IPAs) which cover more than 800 community-based general practices
* Medical Council of New Zealand
The Medical Council registers doctors to practise medicine in New Zealand. Registration is evidence that a doctor has met a certain standard and is the means by which we achieve our primary purpose - protecting the health and safety of New Zealanders.
* Medical Industry Association of New Zealand
Active in regulatory affairs and advocacy issues
* Medical Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal
* Midwifery Council of New Zealand
The Midwifery Council of New Zealand is responsible for the protection of the health and safety of women and babies during the childbirth process by providing mechanisms to ensure that midwives are competent and fit to practise midwifery.
* National Early Intervention for Psychosis Steering Group Aotearoa/New Zealand
* New Zealand Association for Adolescent Health and Development (NZAAHD)
National network organisation for people working with young people (those aged 12 to 25) in health, education, social work and other sectors to promote adolescent health and development.
* New Zealand Association of Clinical Research (NZACRes)
* New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists
Provides services, support, representation and networking opportunities for occupational therapists
* New Zealand Association of Orthodontists
* New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons
* New Zealand Chiropractic Board
Main purpose is the protection of the public of New Zealand through the registration of chiropractors who meet the registration requirements as set out in the Chiropractors Act 1982
* New Zealand College of Chiropractic
* New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists
professional services organisation for Clinical Psychology in New Zealand
* New Zealand College of Midwives
Professional organisation for midwives in New Zealand. Information on midwifery, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding
* New Zealand Dental Association
Is the professional association for New Zealand dentists
* New Zealand Dental Therapists' Association (DTA)
* New Zealand Dietitians Board
Statutory body empowered to regulate the profession to ensure the safety of the New Zealand consumers of dietetic services.
* New Zealand Health Care Pharmacists' Association (NZPA)
The New Zealand Hospital Pharmacists' Association, NZHPA was formed in 1952, and is now known as the New Zealand HealthCare Pharmacists' Association and membership is open to all pharmacists and pharmacy technicians involved in the provision of health care.
* New Zealand Institute of Environmental Health
* New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology (NZIMRT)
NZIMRT is the professional organisation representing Medical Radiation Technologists and Radiation Therapists in New Zealand.
* New Zealand Medical Laboratory Science Board
The functions of the Board are set out in section 118 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003.
* New Zealand Medical Radiation Technologists Board
The regulatory authority operating under the Medical Auxiliaries Act 1966 and the Medical Radiation Technologists Regulations 1985 to ensure safety for both Medical Radiation Technologists and their patients
* New Zealand Occupational Health Nurses Association
* New Zealand Occupational Therapy Board
Statutory body empowered to regulate the profession to ensure the safety of the New Zealand consumers of occupational therapy services.
* New Zealand Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board
The Board is established to carry out functions determined by the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003.
* New Zealand Orthopaedic Association
* New Zealand Osteopathic Council
The Council's role is to regulate the osteopathic profession in order to protect consumers.
* New Zealand Private Surgical Hospitals Association (NZPSHA)
The New Zealand Private Surgical Hospitals Association (NZPSHA) was established in 2005 to represent the interests of private surgical hospitals within New Zealand. Members were previously represented by the New Zealand Private Hospitals Association (NZPHA).
* The New Zealand Psychological Society
Professional association for psychologists in New Zealand
* New Zealand Psychologists Board
Main purpose is the protection of the public of New Zealand through the registration of psychologists who meet the registration requirements as set out in the Psychologists Act 1981
* New Zealand Registration Boards Secretariat
Provides services to various Health Registration Boards
* The Paediatric Society of New Zealand
* Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand
* Pharmacy Council of New Zealand
* The Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand
* Podiatrists Board of New Zealand
The Board operates under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 and is the regulatory body for the occupation of podiatry in New Zealand.
* Professional Health Organisations @ Te Puna Web Directory
* Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Radiologists
* Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners
* Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa (Te ORA) Māori Medical Practitioners' Association
Māori Medical Practitioners Association of Aotearoa/New Zealand. It is a unique organisation representing Māori medical students and Māori medical practitioners working as specialists, clinicians, researchers and teachers.