FPM NZ National Committee

ANZCA's Faculty of Pain Medicine has a New Zealand National Committee (FPM NZNC) to handle matters in New Zealand on its behalf, particularly those relating to the registration of pain medicine specialists with the Medical Council of New Zealand, which recognised pain medicine as a vocational scope of practice in New Zealand in 2013. 

The committee's terms of reference are available here.


2017-19 FPM NZ National Committee members





Professor Ted Shipton Burwood Chair
Dr Tipu Aamir  Auckland Deputy Chair
Dr Kieran Davis  Auckland Elected member
Dr Paul Vroegop Auckland Appointed member
Dr Duncan Wood Auckland Appointed member
Dr Chris Rumball Christchurch New Fellows Representative

2018 meetings 

  • Monday, February 12 - teleconference
  • May AGM (Date and venue to be confirmed.)
  • Friday, June 22 - Wellington
  • Monday, October 15 - teleconference

Annual general meeting 2018

The 2018 AGM for NZ Fellows of Faculty of Pain Medicine will be held in May. Date and venue tbc.



To contact the FPM NZNC, email fpm@anzca.org.nz

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