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Contact Information Sheet

Contact Information Sheet
  • id
  • date
    2010-11-11
  • Geographical Area
    Western Pacific
  • Jurisdiction
    New Zealand
  • Organisation
    Nursing Council of New Zealand (Te Kaunihera Tapuhi o Aotearoa)
  • Address

    Postal Address
    PO Box 9644
    Wellington
    New Zealand

    Street Address
    Level 12, Mid City Tower
    139-143 Willis Street
    Wellington
    New Zealand

  • Phone
    +64 4 385 9589
  • Fax
    +64 4 801 8502
  • Email
  • Website
  • Contact Point
    Carolyn Reed
    Chief Executive/Registrar
  • Regulatory Body
    As the statutory authority, the Nursing Council of New Zealand governs the practice of nurses. The Council sets and monitors standards in the interests of the public and the profession. The Council's primary concern is public safety. In 2004, the legislation governing the Council changed from the Nurses Act 1977 to the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003. http://www.nursingcouncil.org.nz/default.asp (accessed on 23.04.2009)
  • Health System
    New Zealand provides universal health care to its citizens. The government bears ultimate responsibility for the payment for health care. http://www.immigration.govt.nz/nzopportunities/lifestyle/health/ (accessed on 23.04.2009).
    In New Zealand hospitals are public and treat citizens or permanent residents free of charge and are managed by District Health Boards. At present government subsidies exist in health care. This system is funded by taxes. The New Zealand government agency PHARMAC subsidises certain pharmaceuticals depending upon their category.
    Validated: 18.02.09
  • Map
    -40.900557, 174.885971
  • User