Resignation of Chief Executive/Registrar

Media release 11 September 2018 
  
Catherine Byrne, Chair of the Nursing Council of New Zealand, today announced the resignation of the Council’s Chief Executive/Registrar, Carolyn Reed. 
 
Ms Reed is retiring from the nursing profession after a long and distinguished career. 
 
“Carolyn has been a capable, visionary leader for our organisation and we thank her for her years of service. 
 
“Carolyn has worked with the profession to ensure right touch regulation and is widely respected for her nursing leadership in the sector. She has been instrumental in the forging of national and international links between regulatory authorities. She has also worked hard to transform the organisation’s operations to improve efficiency,” says Catherine Byrne. 
 
The Council has begun recruitment for a new Chief Executive/Registrar and expects to recruit a suitable candidate in due course.