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ACEM Service Award recognises Middlemore Hospital physician

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 2:02 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Middlemore Hospital emergency physician Dr Bhavani Peddinti has been awarded an ACEM Service Award for significant services to the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, a contribution that spans decades. More >>

Emergency doctors urge DHBs, Minister to commit to action

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 12:06 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Emergency doctors urge DHBs, Minister to commit to action to address crisis in overcrowding in EDs More >>

Mental Health in the Emergency Department Summit Communique

Saturday, 8 June 2019, 10:34 am | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

The peak body for emergency medicine in New Zealand today released a Communique following a successful Mental Health in the Emergency Department Summit . More >>

Response to Government’s first "Wellbeing Budget"

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 6:11 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

ACEM New Zealand Faculty Chair Dr Andre Cromhout: Mental health funding ACEM welcomes the investment of $1.9 billion for the sector and commits to working collaboratively with other stakeholders to improve the management of increasing number of people ... More >>

ACEM on the Government’s mental health response

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 7:10 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine on the Government’s response to the Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry report. Please attribute to Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) President-Elect Dr John Bonning • ACEM notes the ... More >>

Unhelpful and harmful: long waits for mental health care

Monday, 27 May 2019, 9:57 am | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

New Zealand’s health system is struggling to meet the needs of people who present to emergency departments with a mental health crisis, according to new Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) analysis released today. More >>

Emergency medicine experts to gather in Christchurch

Friday, 24 May 2019, 1:27 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Christchurch knows just how important emergency medicine is. Experts who can identify the critically injured and provide safe and effective immediate care have saved countless lives and helped to pull our city through some of the toughest times. More >>

ACEM welcomes new gun laws

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 8:49 pm | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

The peak body for emergency medicine in New Zealand has welcomed today’s strengthening of gun laws. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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