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8 May 2019

At the meeting of 9 April 2019 the RMA:

Determined Statements of Principles (SOPs) for:

Condition SOPs
rapidly progressive crescentic glomerulonephritis 45/2019 46/2019
posterior adventitial heel bursitis 47/2019 48/2019
poisoning from plants or fungi 49/2019 50/2019
rheumatic heart disease 51/2019 52/2019
acute rheumatic fever 53/2019 54/2019
dislocation of a joint and subluxation of a joint 55/2019 56/2019
joint instability 57/2019 58/2019
gout 59/2019 60/2019

Note: The investigation concerning 'heel bursitis' has resulted in the determination of Statements of Principles concerning posterior adventitial heel bursitis.
The investigation concerning 'poisoning and toxic reaction from plants and fungi' has resulted in the determination of Statements of Principles concerning poisoning from plants or fungi.
The investigation concerning 'dislocation' has resulted in the determination of Statements of Principles concerning dislocation of a joint and subluxation of a joint.

The above SOPs take effect from 27 May 2019.

Summary of Changes

Decided to Undertake Consultation regarding:

Condition Reasons for Decision Date for Final Decision
anal fissure Intention to remove one or more factors August 2019
obstructive and reflux nephropathy Intention to remove one or more factors August 2019

The above investigation notices appear in the Government Notices Gazette of 7 May 2019.