Working for better health care in New Zealand

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) is the professional association and union uniting doctors and dentists in New Zealand.

  • Did you know … about SMO/SDO appointments?

Did you know … about SMO/SDO appointments?

The clinical director of your department (or a nominated SMO/SDO from the department) must sit on any SMO/SDO appointments committee. The local senior staff committee (or agreed body) also has the right to nominate a further member of the interview panel, from an appropriate specialty, for SMO and senior clinical positions. You can read clause 52 here.