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Supervision of the Surgical Education and Training (SET) programme for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PRS) in New Zealand is the responsibility of the New Zealand Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (the Board). The Board is a committee of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS).


Board Members

Fiona Smithers          Chair, Supervisor of Training, Hutt Hospital

Heather Greig            Supervisor of Training, Hutt Hospital

Andrew Davidson     Supervisor of Training, Christchurch Hospital

Alessandra Canal      Supervisor of Training, Middlemore Hospital

Jonathan Heather     Supervisor of Training, Middlemore Hospital

Will McMillan            Supervisor of Training, Dunedin Hospital

Arthur Yang               Supervisor of Training, Waikato Hospital

Young Lee                   Trainee Representative

Chris Adams              NZAPS President

Rachel Callaghan      Community Advisor

Marc Ashton              RACS Speciality Elected Counsillor

Yugesh Caplash         Senior Examiner


2024 meeting dates

  • 23 February
  • 24 May
  • 29 August
  • 8 November

NZBPRS Terms of Reference 2019