Promoting Excellence in Sexual and Reproductive Health

Inclusiveness Policy

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To promote and support diversity amongst sexual and reproductive health trainees and specialists.


The New Zealand College of Sexual and Reproductive Health (NZCSRH) seeks to promote and support diversity. Diversity includes race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies.


The NZCSRH welcomes applications for training from any suitably qualified and experienced doctor regardless of background or beliefs.

Trainees with Disabilities

NZCSRH will consider applications from trainees with disabilities, and work with these practitioners to find solutions to facilitate their learning and/or continuing practice. NZCSRH recognises that people with disabilities may need modifications to their work/training environment or techniques in order to succeed within their chosen career. The NZCSRH recognises that a practising doctor needs to be able to:

  • make safe judgements
  • demonstrate the level of skill and knowledge required for safe practice
  • behave appropriately
  • not risk infecting patients
  • not act in ways that adversely impact on patient safety
  • the NZCSRH acknowledges the role of the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) fitness to practice committee.


MCNZ Standards - Fitness to practise
The Medical Conil of New Zealands website outlining definition of fitness to practise


Any dispute in this regard will be referred to the NZSRHECT Board according to the Complaints Policy.

Policy Owner: Educational Advisory Committee | Date: May 2022 | Review Date: May 2025




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