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Regulation and registration of New Zealand paramedics approaches

By Sean Thompson Caveat The author, Paramedics Australasia’s New Zealand Chapter, and the New Zealand Paramedic Registration Working Group have met with various participants and authorities on the issue of paramedic registration and regulation. This article is based on formal and informal communications and is correct to our best knowledge at the time of writing […]

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Paramedic registration – now the real work begins!

The first point to remember on the road to registration – the guiding principle around health practitioner registration and regulation is that the law is enacted to protect the public. As PA reported to members earlier in the month, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Health Council met on 7 October where Australian state and territory […]

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Paramedic Registration in New Zealand: Where are we up to?

Paramedic Registration in New Zealand: Where are we up to? By Sean Thompson – Chair Paramedics Australasia (NZ) and member of New Zealand Paramedic Registration Working Group CAVEAT This article is based on formal and informal communications between the author, Paramedics Australasia’s New Zealand chapter, the New Zealand Paramedic Registration Working Group, Ambulance New Zealand, Health […]

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National registration of health practitioners in Australia

National registration of paramedics in Australia will take place in 2018. Let’s take a timely look at what national registration currently looks like in Australia. How many practitioners are registered in Australia?   Why national registration? The National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (NRAS) for health practitioners commenced on 1 July 2010. The aims of the […]

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Response publishes latest update on Paramedic Registration

The Winter 2016 edition of Response included the latest update from PA on the activities that are currently underway for the introduction of Paramedic Registration in Australia. The article includes discussion about the membership and role of the National Registration Working Group, and highlights the key messages and consensus statements to answer the following questions: […]

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Paramedics Registration Project: Bulletin 2

The second bulletin from the National Paramedics Registration Project Working Group is now available. This bulletin provides information on the Reference Group and discussions about policy issues highlighted by Ministers that need to be resolved in order to ensure the participation of all jurisdictions in the national framework for paramedic registration. Find out more in […]

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