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





Dr Tipu Aamir  Auckland Chair
Dr Duncan Wood Auckland Deputy Chair
Dr Kieran Davis  Auckland Ex-officio, FPM Board member
Dr Paul Vroegop Auckland Elected member
Professor Ted Shipton  Burwood Elected member
Dr Chris Rumball Christchurch Elected member
Dr Yvonne Murray New Plymouth New Fellow representative
Dr Karen Joseph  Christchurch  Appointed member

2019 meetings  

  • Wednesday, October 23  Wellington 

2020 meetings

  • Wednesday March 18 - Waitangi

Annual general meeting 2019

The 2019 AGM for New Zealand fellows of Faculty of Pain Medicine was held in Christchurch on March 7, 2018.

FPM NZNC Annual Report 2018




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

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