Publications & Forms

Consultations

Fees Review

At the November Board meeting the Board agreed on a number of proposed changes and is consulting with you on: 
a partial year APC (three-months); and
a reduction in the 2020/2021 APC fee

The consultation document can be downloaded here.

The Board invites your feedback.  Submissions to the consultation can be made via email to admin@chiropracticboard.org.nz or by post to, New Zealand Chiropractic Board, PO Box 9644, Wellington, 6141.

If you would like to comment on the proposals, please send your responses by Friday 03 January 2020.


Naming Policy

The Chiropractic Board (the Board) has developed a “Naming Policy” as required under recent amendments to the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (the Act).

The Board invites your feedback the Board’s Publication of Orders (“Naming Policy”):

Submissions must be received by 5pm on Friday 3 January 2020.

 

Scope of Practice

The Board pursuant to Section 11(1) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 is required to specify a Scope of Practice for the Chiropractic profession.  The Board has approved one (1) Scope of Practice - Chiropractor - which was adopted by the Board on 27 March 2004.

Code of Ethics

At the February 2013 meeting the Board approved an updated Code of Ethics document which outlines the Board's expectations of chiropractors.

 A copy of the  Code of Ethics Document can be downloaded here.

Competency Standards

A copy of the Board’s Competency Based Professional Standards for Chiropractors Document can be downloaded here.

A copy of the Board's Standards of Cultural Competence Policy can be downloaded here.

Advertising 

A copy of the Board’s Advertising Policy can be downloaded here.

Also for further information and guidance on advertising properly in New Zealand see the Advertising Standard Authority’s codes on health advertising at http://www.asa.co.nz/.

Continuing Professional Development

A copy of the Board's Continuing Professional Development Policy can be downloaded here.

A copy of the Board's Guidance for establishing a formal peer group and recording formal peer group activities document can be downloaded here.

A copy of the Board's Guidance for setting a Continuing Professional Development plan can be downloaded here

HPCA Act

To download a copy of the Health Practitioners Competency Assurance Act, click on the link below.

Privacy Act

To download a copy of the Privacy Act, click on the link below.

Privacy Act

Extended Term Management Plans (ETMP) and Pre-payment Arrangements (PPA) Board Policy 

A copy of the Board's Extended Term Management Plans (ETMP) and Pre-payment Arrangements (PPA) Board Policy  can be downloaded here.

Guidance for Chiropractors - Issuing certificates of sickness or injury

A copy of the Board's Guidance for Chiropractors Issuing certificates of sickness or injury  policy can be downloaded here.