DipHE RGN:Adult working in NZ

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Old Sep 16th 2018, 11:51 am
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Hi,
Apologies if this has already been asked before, i have had a browse through previous thread with no luck.

My partner has been offered a job in New Zealand and we plan to move out there early 2019. I am a registered adult nurse with a DipHE (level 5) and 40 credits at level 6. I qualified in 2012 and I am a sister (band 6).
From all I can find online, it appears that I do not qualify to work as a nurse over in NZ as i do not have a degree.

Can anyone shed any light onto this please. Is there a chance that I will be able to continue practicing as a nurse without topping up?
Also, while topping up is an option I have looked into, unfortunately the next course intake is 2019.

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Have you checked with the Council of nursing for New Zealand? Would have thought they would be the best to ask
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Originally Posted by Silverdragon102 View Post
Have you checked with the Council of nursing for New Zealand? Would have thought they would be the best to ask
Yes, I have sent an e-mail enquiry but I thought someone might have first hand experience who could help.
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