REMINDER: NEW ZEALAND IS CURRENTLY AT LEVEL 4 IN THE CHART BELOW.
Where to find more information on COVID-19 (novel coronavirus):
Need to talk? Free call or text 1737 any time for support from a trained counselor
Lifeline – 0800 543 354 (0800 LIFELINE) or free text 4357 (HELP)
Suicide Crisis Helpline – 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO)
Healthline – 0800 611 116
Samaritans – 0800 726 666
NOTICE: retired Doctors and Nurses
The Medical Council of New Zealand and the Nursing Council of New Zealand re-registration explained on the following websites:
For Doctors thinking of coming out of retirement please go to this page of the Medical Council of New Zealand: Notice of activation - COVID-19 Pandemic scope of practice
For Nurses thinking of coming out of retirement please go to this page of the Nursing Council of New Zealand: Returning to Nursing during COVID-19 Pandemic
For nurses the re-registration is free and is open till 31st December 2020. Note restrictions/scope of practice on your APC may apply.