Urgent Bite 2 – Obtaining MSU in Children

Welcome to this week’s Urgent Bite.  Today we are asking how you go about obtaining MSU in children who cannot void on command.  Given Urine Bags are not suitable for sending accurate MSU what are the other options in Urgent Care? Please email your thoughts to podcast@rnzcuc.org.nz Starship Hospital Guidelines – https://www.starship.org.nz/for-health-professionals/starship-clinical-guidelines/u/urinary-tract-infection/ BPAC NZ guidelines -…

Check out the new website

The new website launched on 1 September and is now available for viewing here. There are a few pages to finalise, but we’ll have those finished in the next few days.  A key feature of the website will be the ability to manage your own profile, replacing the database we use in the office.  That…

Fellowship certificates

The new fellowship certificates, incorporating the Royal coat of arms will be printed soon for everyone. Due to the mechanical failure of a specialised printing machine, the certificates presented at the recent ceremony were not the final product. We will be working with the printing company to produce Fellowship certificates for all Fellows of the…

Podcast – Episode 1

Welcome to Episode One of the official podcast of the RNZCUC. Below you will find a running order for the episode including links to articles and news items discussed. podcast@rnzcuc.org.nz www.rnzcuc.org.nz Discussion on Finger, Hand and Wrist injuries with Lisa Hansen, www.lisahansenphysio.co.nz PIPJ Volar Plate sprains – (2.26) UCL thumb injuries – (12.30) TFCC injuries of…