The Medical Council of New Zealand, in partnership with Te Ohu Rata O Aotearoa (Te ORA), has recently released an independent report outlining findings of the current state of cultural safety and health equity delivered by doctors practising in Aotearoa New Zealand and experienced by patients and whānau.
Paracetamol is in the news again. There is a question of limiting paracetamol sales. So let us review the treatment of paracetamol ingestion. Technically it is easy to manage if you know the exact dose and time of ingestion. Kids are a little different and you have to estimate maximum possible ingestion. Beware of delayed presentation, beware of multiple ingestions. Blood tests are important if you are not sure. the cost of getting this wrong is literally life and death. Community management can be challenging is you need blood tests to confirm lack of toxicity. Easy in the ED. Should we limit the size of paracetamol sales to below 10gm? What do you think?
Dunedin Urgent Doctors and Accident Centre seeks a Medical Officer to lead our Fracture Clinic and Injury Management Service commencing 2020. Full time/part time we want to talk to you.
Asthma is a common presentation to Urgent Care. How do the new adolescent and adult guidelines for NZ affect our management in Urgent Care? We speak with one of the guideline authors, Dr James Fingleton.
Conservative management of spontaneous pneumothorax. We talked about this in April with first10em. Now a review by the sceptics. This is a 25 minute podcast talking about all the ins and outs of this. Conservative management without chest tube MAY be appropriate but only if close follow up can be arranged. You may want to consider it but all the careful follow up steps must be followed.
This podcast was published 2 weeks ago for is Māori language and NZ Sign Language weeks. An improved knowledge of two of New Zealand’s official languages will improve our ability to deliver health care to our patients.
Have you come across the Os Styloideum before?
The Board of Censors (BoC) has re-evaluated how we offer the exam this year, considering the various responses to the pandemic. We have decided to run the written exam in multiple locations, and continue to plan to run the OSCE in Auckland.
The Doctors Ti Rakau are GP and Urgent Care practice situated near the East Tamaki industrial area in East Auckland.
We have a team of experienced UC Fellows who are able to train and offer supervision.
Email us today about available shifts.
We have been working on designing a new recertification programme to meet the new MCNZ requirements. We want to provide our members with a look at the preliminary stages of where our plans are heading. This webinar will present a video outlining the proposed recertification programme and some of the ideas and philosophies behind it. …