The Health Quality & Safety Commission has been supporting hospitals around New Zealand to implement and support New Zealand early warning system (NZEWS). This is a recognition and response system for adults.
Is it safe to use topical local anaesthetic for the short term relief of the pain from a corneal abrasion? Dr Rob Evison discusses the evidence.
What is scombroid fish poisoning? We ask Dr David Sorrell.
The Ministry of Health is looking to employ a Chief Medical Officer.
Humanity: A Taranaki Emergency Medicine Conference will be taking place in New Plymouth on 4-5 February 2021 and we would kindly ask your team to help promote this event to your Emergency Department staff, doctors, nurses and any other people who may be interested. This is a great opportunity for people to extend their emergency medicine skills within activities that we all love to do as Taranaki residents and earn some CPD points.
How did you discover urgent care existed? This New Zealand based perspective published in the JUCM demonstrates how urgent care is the career many people do not realise exists. It also argues that for urgent care to grow and develop around the world, having a College like the RNZCUC delivering a government recognised Fellowship programme is the way forward.
Evidence based medicine. Why is evidence ignored? Your guess is as good as mine.
What is the best medium in which to transport an avulsed tooth?
Dr Rachel Lee is going to expand on her talk from this year’s Virtual Urgent Care Bootcamp in a free RNZCUC webinar on Monday 2nd November at 1830. Rachel is a senior registrar in Urgent Care who has completed several years training in plastic surgery. This live webinar presentation will last 1 hour, and there will be about 20 minutes for Q+A at the end.
Phoenix Urgent Doctors is looking for a permanent urgent care doctor to work in our walk-in clinic, situated in the heart of Taranaki.