2012 Review of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003: A discussion document – NZ Ministry of Health – 31 August 2012

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2012 Review of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003: A discussion document – NZ Ministry of Health – 31 August 2012

“This publication is about a review of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (the Act).

The main purpose of the HPCA Act is to protect the health and safety of the public. The review will look at how HPCA Act is functioning within the wider health system and how it (or the broader regulatory environment) could be improved. International trends in health occupational regulation point to a strengthening of consumer protection, standardisation of legislation and the design of institutions, and improving the performance of regulatory authorities and considering these trends will form part of the review.

The scope of this review has been agreed by Cabinet and will ensure the Act retains the ability to safeguard health practitioners’ competence; but in a way that supports the delivery of the workforce required both now and for the future.

The Review will assess how:”

… continues on the website

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