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NZ Orthopaedic Association - Latest News [Page 1]

Looming crisis in orthopaedic surgery

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 9:43 am | NZ Orthopaedic Association

The New Zealand Orthopaedic Association is calling for a national taskforce on future orthopaedic surgery, to avert a looming crisis More >>

Follow-up checks vital for patient safety

Friday, 25 November 2016, 5:10 pm | NZ Orthopaedic Association

The New Zealand Orthopaedic Association (NZOA) says making follow up checks on patients who have had surgery is critical to patient safety and quality care. More >>

NZers’ continued access to elective surgery vital

Wednesday, 2 December 2009, 10:26 am | NZ Orthopaedic Association

 The government is being urged to ensure New Zealanders can continue to access elective surgery, especially joint replacement and other orthopaedic surgical procedures, without undue impediment or delay. More >>

11,500 extra joint replacements recognised

Monday, 20 October 2008, 1:18 pm | NZ Orthopaedic Association

A key surgical body has expressed gratitude on behalf of over 11,500 extra patients who received hip or knee joint replacements between July 2004 and July 2008 thanks to dedicated funding by the Ministry of Health’s ‘National Joint Initiative’. More >>

Key surgical group wants strikes made illegal

Monday, 14 July 2008, 10:10 am | NZ Orthopaedic Association

The New Zealand Orthopaedic Association (NZOA), a professional body of 185 orthopaedic surgeons, is urging the Minister of Health to make strike action illegal for workers in essential health services. More >>

Inaugural meeting of hip surgeons

Thursday, 3 April 2008, 10:26 am | NZ Orthopaedic Association

Eighty orthopaedic surgeons with a special interest in hip surgery will meet at Te Papa in Wellington tomorrow and Saturday for the inaugural meeting of the New Zealand Hip Society. More >>

Foot & ankle injuries in motocross riders

Wednesday, 17 October 2007, 10:26 am | NZ Orthopaedic Association

Motocross motor biking has seen a great upsurge in popularity since 2000. With extreme sports comes extreme injuries, characterised by high-energy trauma patterns. 55% of all such injuries are orthopaedic in nature, with a significant proportion comprising ... More >>

NZ Orthopaedic Association Scientific Meeting

Monday, 15 October 2007, 9:46 am | NZ Orthopaedic Association

The largest ever trial of anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) prophylaxis use for patients undergoing total hip replacement or revision surgery was conducted in 20 orthopaedic surgery centres in Australia and New Zealand between 2002 and 2004. More >>

Orthopaedic Surgeons Condemn Strike Action

Thursday, 12 April 2007, 9:11 am | NZ Orthopaedic Association

Health workers in the laboratory and radiography services have announced their intention of further strike action. Such actions are inappropriate in the health services and place extra and unacceptable risk to the patient groups and stress on the remaining ... More >>

Dangers Of Strike Action: Orthopaedic Surgeons

Friday, 1 December 2006, 11:20 am | NZ Orthopaedic Association

Health workers and negotiators who precipitate strike action should know that they could be putting patients’ health and welfare at risk, warns the new President of the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association (NZOA). More >>

Orthopaedic Surgeons Welcome Funding Boost

Wednesday, 26 May 2004, 12:08 am | NZ Orthopaedic Association

Many New Zealanders with arthritic conditions will benefit from the $70 million funding boost for orthopaedic surgery announced today by the Government, says the body representing orthopaedic surgeons, the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association. More >>

Hospital Waiting Lists Burden GPs

Tuesday, 13 May 2003, 8:41 am | NZ Orthopaedic Association

General practitioners are bearing the brunt of increasing hospital surgical waiting lists according to a study released today. More >>

Beehive Bone Meeting

Wednesday, 7 May 2003, 8:50 am | NZ Orthopaedic Association

Orthopaedic research findings & innovative surgical techniques from New Zealand and overseas will be presented at The Beehive today at a scientific meeting for Wellington & regional orthopaedic surgeons. The meeting, organised by the NZ Orthopaedic ... More >>

Hip Fractures To Increase

Friday, 2 May 2003, 10:09 am | NZ Orthopaedic Association

Orthopaedic surgeons around the country have every reason to be concerned at the apparent cut in orthopaedic bed numbers in Auckland's new hospital, says the President of the NZ Orthopaedic Association, Professor Geoffrey Horne. More >>

NZ Health System Better than USA & Australia

Monday, 25 November 2002, 1:54 pm | NZ Orthopaedic Association

New Zealand should be proud of its public and private health care systems, according to a leading orthopaedic surgeon. More >>

NZ Orthopaedic Assn’s annual scientific conference

Monday, 14 October 2002, 9:42 am | NZ Orthopaedic Association

Details of each of the above papers & their presenters, together with a conference programme and all other information, are available from Sarah Smith by e-mail... More >>




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