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08 December 2014
The International Nurse Regulator Collaborative (INRC), which the Nursing Council of New Zealand is a member of, is pleased to...
05 December 2014
Since 2006 the Council has operated a recertification audit process linked with the APC renewal process.
03 December 2014
The Nursing Council is undertaking a review of the nurse practitioner scope of practice and prescribed qualifications
10 November 2014
The Office of the Minister of Health has confirmed commencement of the appointment process.
Application for prescribing rights for registered nurses practising in primary health and specialty teams
20 October 2014
The Nursing Council has submitted an application for designated prescribing rights for registered nurses practising in primary health and specialty...
12 September 2014
Delay in results until after the General Election
15 August 2014
An unofficial list containing the candidate numbers of those applicants who have passed the July 2014 Nursing Council State Final...
30 July 2014
Consultation on the qualifications prescribed for the registered nurse scope of practice
27 June 2014
From 1 July 2014, the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Regulations 2014 will allow nurse practitioners to prescribe controlled drugs within...
04 June 2014
On 1 July 2014 changes to the Medicines Act 1981 will come into effect meaning that nurse practitioners will become...