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Action needed to prevent opioid crisis in New Zealand

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 3:21 pm | New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists

The overuse of prescription opioid medications overseas and skyrocketing opioid addiction that has followed is one of the greatest public health crises of our time and New Zealand needs urgent action to ensure we avert a similar disaster, says Dr Mike Foss, ... More >>

New President for Society of Anaesthetists

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 12:00 pm | New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists

The New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists has elected a new President at its AGM in Darwin. More >>

Hospitals support “Stoptober” for National Anaesthesia Day

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 12:06 pm | New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists

National Anaesthesia Day is an opportunity for patients to consider the health benefits of stopping smoking for a short time, or permanently, when they are having surgery, says the New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists. More >>

New Zealand bids to host World Congress

Wednesday, 2 November 2011, 3:33 pm | New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists

New Zealand is in the running for the largest conference the country has ever hosted, an event that could bring millions in economic benefit. More >>

New Zealand bid to host World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

Wednesday, 2 November 2011, 1:10 pm | New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists

New Zealand is in the running for the largest conference the country has ever hosted, an event that could bring millions in economic benefit. New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists President Rob Carpenter says the society is competing against up to four other nations ... More >>

Anaesthesia World President in New Zealand

Monday, 31 October 2011, 12:53 pm | New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists

A Canadian doctor awarded that country's highest civilian honour for her work in improving anaesthesia education and safety in low income countries is in New Zealand next month. More >>

Anaesthetists urged to talk positively to patients

Friday, 10 October 2008, 11:33 am | New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists

A fear of needles is extremely common and anaesthetists could do more to help calm their anxious patients, says Australian anaesthetist and hypnosis expert Allan Cyna. More >>

Mid-air medical emergencies on rise - expert

Thursday, 9 October 2008, 1:42 pm | New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists

No-one wants it to happen, but if your heart does stop, one of the best places you can be is on a plane. More >>

Lifestyle packages answer to anaesthetist problem

Wednesday, 8 October 2008, 11:55 am | New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists

District health boards and hospitals must create attractive employment packages to entice anaesthetists to areas with dire shortages, says the New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists. More >>

Anaesthetic awareness in wake of new movie

Thursday, 29 November 2007, 10:18 am | New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists

Anaesthetists say efforts to be made to substantially reduce chances of anaesthetic awareness, in wake of new Hollywood thriller More >>

 

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