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15 February 2017
Lait Dalal [FYI request #5204 email]
Dear Lait Dalal Re: OIA request 004.17
Thank you for your Official Information Act request relating to PGY1 House Officer positions,
which was received by South Canterbury District Health Board on the 25 January 2017.
As per your questions, please see below responses:
1. Total number of designated PGY1 positions at South Canterbury DHB where,
following a withdrawal or decline by ACE matched candidates, PGY2 or higher
candidates were appointed.
There have been no appointments of PGY2 or higher candidates appointed at South
Canterbury DHB as a result of a withdrawal or decline by an ACE matched candidate.
2. Out of these appointments :-
a. Breakdown of appointments quarter wise.
b. How many were existing employee and required further PGY1 allocation
to meet MCNZ general registration requirements.
c. How many of these appointees satisfied MCNZ registration requirements
through comparable health care system or competent authority pathways.
Please see above response to question 1.
I trust this information will satisfy your request. If you have any further questions please
Administrator – Quality, Safety and Communications
On behalf of Nigel Trainor
Chief Executive Officer
South Canterbury District Health Board