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Friday 11th March 2022

College news

AGM 6pm, Tuesday 22 March

We will send a link to the agenda and voting page on Monday.
This year the number of nominations for each position matched the number of vacancies. Therefore, the College does not need to vote for Executive Committee (ExC) members. The formal announcement of the new committee will occur at the AGM, but for information:
  1. Stephen Adams will be reappointed as Treasurer
  2. Sarah Clarke will be appointed as a new member of the ExC
  3. Dinesh Deonarain will be reappointed as a member of the ExC.
There were no motions from members presented to the ExC, so the only motion requiring voting (other than the acceptance of reports) is the membership fee, which the ExC agreed should remain the same as this year.

Online option for resuscitation refresher course

The College recognises that there have been several challenges in attending resuscitation courses in recent months. The PSC have approved (for 2022 only) that an online resuscitation course may count as the refresher training. It will not count as the full resuscitation course, required once every three years.

We are arranging an online equivalent, and the provider would like to have an idea of potential numbers. If you are interested in completing your refresher training using online training, please complete this expression of interest form. Once the provider has the course running, we'll use this form to email you directly, plus advertise the course via the website and newsletter.

Bootcamp webinars

Next week we have two Bootcamp 2021 Webinars. When our conference went virtual last year it was decided to hold the planned panel discussions as webinars at a later date. So, if you had tickets to Bootcamp 2021 you can join us for a webinar discussing the role of Nurse Practitioner in UC on Monday 14th at 1830 and a discussion on Burnout recognition and prevention in UC on Wednesday 16th at 1830. Bootcamp ticket holders only

A Zoom link will be sent out to Bootcamp ticket holders 48 hours before each webinar. if you do not receive this please email: finlay@rnzcuc.org.nz

Articles by College Fellows published

Two of our Fellows, Dr Naicker and Dr Asim, have had their research published in the Journal of Trauma and Treatment and the Journal of Urgent Care Medicine respectively. To view them click the links below.

Dr Naicker - Prospective Case Study for Evaluation of Clinical Efficacy and Patient Satisfaction of a Novel Adjustable Wrist Splint for Simple Distal Radius Fracture


General news

Invitation to a webinar about Telehealth abortion services, 14 March, 7-8pm

The Ministry of Health is running a webinar introducing Decide: the national abortion telehealth service. The webinar is aimed at abortion providers, other interested health practitioners and people working in relevant planning or organisational roles within health service providers.
Click here to register for the webinar.


Health Quality & Safety Commission report helps to understand the ongoing effects of COVID-19 on our health system

The latest news from the Health Quality & Safety Commission is out now.

To view: Click here

ACC Primary Care provider update March

To read the latest update from ACC: Click here.

Posts and Podcasts

posts and podcasts

CME opportunities & Quizzes

Antibiotics for lower respiratory tract infection in children presenting in primary care. An RCT webinar

Video of Tuesday's webinar on Antibiotics for lower respiratory tract infection in children presenting in primary care. featuring Dr Paul little and hosted by Professor Bruce Arroll is now available. To find out more click the link below.

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Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Local Courses & Training

If you use POCUS in urgent care and would like to learn skills relating to musculoskeletal POCUS, these courses have recently been approved for RNZCUC CPD.

To find out more click here.
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Local Courses & Training

Plastics quiz

Other quizzes:
ENT quiz 2020
Trauma and resuscitation quiz
Cardiology quiz
Abdominal quiz
Cardiology quiz
General medical quiz

Situations vacant

Urgent Care Doctors

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Expressions of Interest - Urgent Care Doctors

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Location - Kenepuru Accident and Medical Clinic, Kenepuru Community Hospital
Contract - Casual, permanent or short-term pool
We're looking for Urgent Care trained doctors or doctors with equivalent ex

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Expressions of Interest - Urgent Care Doctors


Looking for GPs, Urgent Care and general doctors to join our friendly and dynamic team at East Care.

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