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24 April 2020
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8 April 2020
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30 March 2020
26 March 2020
17 March 2020

GUIDELINES FOR PODIATRISTS FOR COVID-19 UNDER LEVEL 2
Level 2 Podiatry Triage: Aged Residential Care
Level 2 Podiatry Triage: Clinic Based Podiatry Services

GUIDELINES FOR PODIATRISTS FOR COVID-19 UNDER LEVEL 3
Level 3 Triage Flowchart
Ministry of Health Alert Level 3 for community allied health, scientific and technical sector

GUIDELINES FOR PODIATRISTS FOR COVID-19 UNDER LEVEL 4
As required by the Board Guidelines for Podiatrists for COVID-19, please advise your intention to practice under Level 4 at covid19@podiatristsboard.org.nz
TELEHEALTH STANDARDS

COVID-19 Helpful Links
Ministry of Health Information for Health Practitioners
Support available (including financial)
COVID-19: Information for businesses
COVID-19: Tax relief
Ministry of Health expressions of interest for COVID-19 response

Mental Health Support
allright.org.nz
melon health
COVID-19 specific mental health support

Previous Consultations:

Medicines List for Podiatric Prescribing Application to Ministry of Health

The consultation period on this draft list of medicines for the Board’s prescribing application closed on 26 March 2019. 

Principles and Standards for the Practice of Podiatry in New Zealand (PSPPNZ)

The consultation period closed on 8 March 2019. 

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Recertification Policy

The Board completed its 2nd consultation on the new CPD policy to replace the PBRCF in 2017 and the new CPD requirements commenced on 1 January 2018. Supporting documents and guidelines are available here.  

The CPD cycle is a 2 year one. The current cycle is the 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021.

Podiatrists Board Workforce Survey Results 2015 – 2018 comparison 

Board Survey Results on Prescribing in Podiatry 2016

Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal (HPDT) Notices (Published as released):

The full decisions of the Tribunal can be viewed at : http://www.hpdt.org.nz/Default.aspx?Tabid=475

Summary of decision on 15 December 2015 of HPDT Pod 15/325P- Mr Stefan Edwards  748Pod15325P.pdf

Summary of decision on 3 June 2014 of HPDT Pod 13/271P- Mrs Nina Williams  632Pod13271P.pdf