A high standard of professional and ethical integrity is paramount in Speech-Language Therapists’ fulfillment of professional responsibilities.
The NZSTA Principles and Rules of Ethics have five key principles and related ethical rules. These principles are:
- Beneficence and non-maleficence
- Professional competence
- Promotion and development of the profession
- Professional integrity
Members of the public and association are encouraged to make a complaint through the Ethical Complaints Process if they believe that these principles and rules have been breached.
To register a complaint or concern, complete the following online form.
For more information around the Ethics Complaint Procedure or the Ethical Procedure Committee, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternatively, you can make a complaint directly to the Health & Disability Commissioner by clicking here.