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Recredentialling in New Zealand may inform UK recertification

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 05 October 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:755
  1. Robert L Logan, chief medical adviser (
  1. Hutt Valley District Health Board, Private bag 31-907, Lower Hutt, 6009, New Zealand

    EDITOR—The authorities in the United Kingdom could learn from the experience of the recredentialling of senior hospital medical staff developed in New Zealand on the basis of a Ministry of Health working party report.1 2

    Like recertification, recredentialling is repeated every three to five years. Although its primary goal is …

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