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Critical work - Omicron outbreak

3 Feb, 2022

In lieu of the ever-changing omicron outbreak, the Medical Sciences Secretariat advises that in the instance of the majority of its staff being sick with COVID-19, only critical work will be completed. Critical work has been identified as the following:

The registration team’s priorities will be:

  • APC renewals
  • New Zealand registration
  • Matters relating to the government’s COVID health response e.g., interim APCs for the COVID surge workforce.
  • Risk assessment for any new professional standard cases
  • Responding to queries – during the period that only critical work is completed, email communication will be the preferred method of contact and will take precedence over phone calls.

Overseas registrations with a current job offer and that can provide evidence of meeting immigration requirements into New Zealand will be prioritised over all other overseas registrations.

Communication priorities:

  • Updating the website on any regulation or Ministry of Health communiques.

During the ‘red light’ setting in the COVID Protection Framework, all staff will be working from home and the office is now closed until further notice.

 

Tēnā te katoa,

Kei te whakarite ake  ngā tini āhuatanga mo te omakona, kua whakatau  Te Rangatopu Putaiao ā Rongoa na, mena  ka pa te mate Korona  -19, whakatio, noho kainga katira , Ko ngā tangata kei te ora pai tonu tiaki pai ahakoa  I tērā  me pikau tonu i ngā mahi.

 Ko ngā mahi me whai tonu :

  • APC renewals
  • New Zealand registration
  • Matters relating to the government’s COVID health response e.g., interim APCs for the COVID surge workforce.
  • Risk assessment for any new professional standard cases
  • Responding to queries – during the period that only critical work is completed, email communication will be the preferred method of contact and will take precedence over phone calls.

Ko ngā rehita mai tāwahi kua whai mana ā, kua tātū he mahi tūtūru me taea te whakaatu mai ngā Kaupapa pepa e hangai ai ki tā te Ratonga Manene ki Aotearoa otira, ko enei ngā tuatahi ka titirotia i mua rawa  ētahi atu rehita o tawahi.