We are the union for salaried doctors and dentists.

We promote, protect and support the interests of our members in all aspects of their working lives. We are working for an equitable, accessible public health care system that meets the needs of all New Zealanders.

  • Clause 5

Clause 5


This Agreement applies to:

Registered medical or dental practitioners employed by any of the parties to this agreement, provided that coverage shall be further limited to such medical or dental practitioners:

  • whose duties include the practice of medicine or dentistry, as defined from time to time by law or the Medical or Dental Councils of New Zealand; and
  • who are required as a condition of their employment to hold a current practising certificate;

Other than any medical or dental practitioner (as defined above) who is employed as a house surgeon, house physician or registrar. However, registered medical or dental practitioners employed as senior medical or dental officers who are completing their vocational training are entitled to be covered by this Agreement.