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Statement on report into New Zealand’s mental health system

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 11:01 am | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

The peak body for emergency medicine in New Zealand and Australia has called for commitment and action, following the handing down of the Report of the Government Inquiry to Mental Health and Addiction. More >>

Scooter popularity is on the rise. So are trips to the ED

Friday, 2 November 2018, 10:00 am | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

New Zealand emergency doctors are seeing more patients coming in due to electric scooter-related injuries. More >>

Waikato doctor to lead peak body for emergency medicine

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 12:04 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

A Waikato emergency doctor has been elected to lead the peak body for emergency medicine in New Zealand and Australia. More >>

One-in-eight emergency dept patients affected by alcohol

Monday, 18 December 2017, 6:49 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

The peak body for emergency medicine in Australia and New Zealand has conducted its 4th annual Alcohol Harm Snapshot Survey at 2am (local time) Saturday 16 December. Across 18 New Zealand emergency departments one-in-eight patients had alcohol related ... More >>

ACEM receives VicHealth award for alcohol abuse and harm

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 6:43 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

The peak body for emergency medicine in Australia and New Zealand is thrilled by the news that the College has been recognised with a VicHealth award for its work in the prevention of alcohol related harm. More >>

ACEM statement on 2017 New Zealand Budget

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 5:15 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) offers the following comments on some of the specific measures in the 2017 New Zealand Budget. More >>

1 in 8 Emergency Department presentations related to alcohol

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 3:01 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

The latest snapshot survey of alcohol-related presentations to emergency departments (EDs) in Australia and New Zealand has shown once again that alcohol continues to impact on staff, patients and health systems in both countries. More >>

1 in 4 in NZ emergency departments affected by alcohol

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 2:59 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

The latest snapshot survey of alcohol-related presentations to emergency departments (EDs) in Australia and New Zealand has shown once again that alcohol continues to impact on staff, patients and health systems in both countries. More >>

Emergency medicine conference highlights

Monday, 21 November 2016, 12:40 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

The harm caused by alcohol and other drugs is a major focus of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine being held at the Millennium Hotel in Queenstown, New Zealand from Monday 21 to Thursday 24 November. More >>

New research shows how hospitals can improve outcomes

Monday, 16 May 2016, 1:34 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

An article published in the latest issue of the Medical Journal of Australia provides, for the first time, strong evidence that improvements in admission processes through hospital emergency departments (EDs) leads to a decrease in patient deaths, according ... More >>

If drinking puts you in Emergency you’re a 'Bloody Idiot'

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 5:12 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

A snapshot survey of 14 Emergency Departments (EDs) in New Zealand has demonstrated that almost one in five people are there as a result of the harmful use of alcohol. More >>

Action not intimidation will fix Dunedin’s Emergency Dept

Thursday, 6 September 2012, 2:43 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Action not intimidation will fix Dunedin’s Emergency Department The New Zealand Faculty of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) expresses its strong support for its member Dr John Chambers in relation to the proposed disciplinary ... More >>

Emergency Medicine Conference Highlights Tuesday 14 August

Tuesday, 14 August 2012, 12:03 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Highlights for TUESDAY AUGUST 14, Winter Symposium of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, Sebel Hotel, Cairns More >>

Toxic cocktail: warning to tourists in southeast Asia

Friday, 3 August 2012, 10:09 am | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Drinking complimentary cocktails at a popular tourist bar in Indonesia resulted in a young woman requiring hospital treatment for methanol poisoning, sparking a warning from doctors for tourists to be wary of potentially tainted drinks in southeast Asia. More >>

Summer of disasters: how did we fare, are we ready for more?

Wednesday, 23 November 2011, 10:21 am | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Summer of disasters - the Christchurch earthquake, Japan earthquake and tsunami, Pakistan floods, Queensland floods and cyclone. These were all disasters for the people involved, and hospital emergency departments experience huge surges in patient ... More >>

Emergency Medicine Conference to Discuss Important Issues

Monday, 11 July 2011, 1:33 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

The Christchurch earthquakes, cardiac arrest following drug poisoning, superwarfarin poisoning, Monday morning fever, party drugs, and more. These issues will be discussed at the Winter Symposium of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine being ... More >>

Party drugs still potentially deadly

Sunday, 10 July 2011, 3:23 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Dr Paul Gee, emergency physician at Christchurch Hospital, today told the winter symposium of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, that these drugs occupy the twilight zone between legal and illegal drugs because they are unscheduled. More >>

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Sunday, 10 July 2011, 12:47 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Media release (all except for the 14.40 presentation are embargoed until 12.01 am Sunday) The Christchurch earthquakes, cardiac arrest following drug poisoning, superwarfarin poisoning, Monday morning fever, party drugs, and more. These issues will be discussed ... More >>

"Monday morning fever" a persisting problem

Wednesday, 6 July 2011, 3:05 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

"Monday morning fever" - metal fume fever - is a persisting problem, despite changes in modern-day work practices. Both workers in the home and also students doing metal work are at great risk. More >>

Access and overcrowding a problem in tertiary hospitals

Friday, 1 July 2011, 10:30 am | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Hospital access block and emergency department overcrowding continues to be a problem in tertiary hospitals in New Zealand, and contributes significantly to the ability of these hospitals to meet the "Shorter Stays in ED" target, according ... More >>

 

 

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