FPM New Zealand 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.


2017-2019 FPM New Zealand 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
  • Sunday, May 6  Sydney AGM 
  • Friday, June 22  Wellington
  • Monday, October 15  teleconference

Annual general meeting 2018

The 2018 AGM for New Zealand fellows of Faculty of Pain Medicine was held during the FPM Refresher Day in Sydney, on May 6, 2018.



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

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