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What is RNZCUC?

The Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care is a medical college responsible for training doctors in the branch of urgent care. RNZCUC runs a four year Fellowship training programme.

What is urgent care?

Urgent care is an independent branch of medicine recognised by the Medical Council of New Zealand. RNZCUC defines urgent care as episodic no-appointments primary care services that are covered by RNZCUC's training programme, and delivered from a RNZCUC-approved urgent care facility.   MORE

A career in urgent care?

The advantages of urgent care as a career include:

 * Ability to begin work and earn well immediately.

 * Training programme designed to be able to be done part-time, e.g. while raising a family.

 * Flexible work hours.



Womans Health

Womans Health Update 20 August

Eye updates miniconference

Auckland, July 31st 2016

Hutt Acute Medicine Conference August 2016

Hutt Hospital is holding an Acute Medicine conference from August 16-18 2016.

Emergency Management of Severe Burns course

Emergency Management of Severe Burns Course - Registration Form 2016.pdf

Risk management workshops and online teaching

Medical Protection Society is running a series of risk management workshops and online courses.


Per recent College decision, Fellows may use the letters 'FRNZCUC', and advanced trainees, 'MRNZCUC'.

Locums and Situations Vacant

Contract Doctor – Urgent Care, ED or GP for Kenepuru Accident and Medical Clinic

More Information

Facebook page for RNZCUC trainees
Click HERE to go to the RNZCUC Trainees Facebook Page

Change to Fellowship criteria - more recognition of NZ ED hours
Up to 1,000 NZ ED hours worked while in the EM or RHM training programme can now be counted towards fellowship - details here.

New house surgeon training
The MCNZ is proposing new house surgeon training, which would mean compulsory community runs (possibly in Urgent Care) and standardised house surgeon training. MORE

HWNZ funding for  trainees
New Zealand residents may be eligible for funding to cover 'out of pocket' expenses of training. MORE 

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