St John and NRTN Education Evening 2018


Helping the helpers 

Ari Peach – AUT Lecturer Paramedicine


Trauma and Resilience 

Adele Saunders – Psychologist St John, Health, Safety and Wellbeing


How the ambulance Clinical Procedures and Guidelines relate to trauma incidents 

Dan Ohs – Intensive Care Paramedic St John, Assistant Director of Operations – Clinical


Preventibility of pre-hospital injury deaths in New Zealand 

Associate Professor Bridget Kool, University of Auckland


Out-of-hospital trauma

Dr Tony Smith, Medical Director, St John


Paediatric trauma evening – Starship November 2018

Baby steps become giant leaps

Prof. Ian Civil – National Clinical Lead Major Trauma Network

Paediatric head injury

Dr. Stuart Dalziel – Paediatric Emergency Medicine Specialist, Starship Hospital

Images of abusive head trauma

Dr. David Perry – Consultant Radiologist, Starship Hospital

Button battery ingestion – the macaroon sign

Dr. Emma Littlehales – Surgical Registrar, Middlemore Hospital

Button battery ingestion

Dr. Nikki Mills – Paediatric ENT Surgeon, Starship Hospital


Dr. Brent McSharry – Intensivist PICU, Starship Hospital

Trauma quiz

Dr. Aidan Bannon and Matt Sawyer – Starship Hospital


Northern Region Trauma Education Evening


22nd March 2018


Spinal Cord Impairment Service
Mr. Alpesh Patel – Spinal Surgeon
Middlemore Hospital

Major Burn Injuries
Mr. Richard Wong She – Clinical Leader National Burns Centre NZ
Middlemore Hospital

Acute stress reactions, early predictors of PTSD and treatment
Dr. Paul Vroegop – Paediatric Consult Liaison Psychiatrist
Middlemore Hospital

Northern Region Trauma Education Evening



10th June 2017


Trauma in provincial New Zealand
Dr. Mark Sanders – General Surgeon
Whangarei Hospital

Trauma data: what do we collect?
Olivia Mitten & Chris Harmston
Whangarei Hospital

Recent trauma literature
Dr. Scott Cameron – Emergency Physician
Whangarei Hospital

Overview of regional and national trauma issues
Siobhan Isles – Major Trauma NZ
Major Trauma NZ

Northern Region Trauma Education Evening

Ko Awatea 

18th November 2016


Reversal of novel anticoagulants and balanced transfusion
Dr Rajeev Rajagopal
Haematologist, Middlemore Hospital

2015 ILCOR Resuscitation guidelines for traumatic arrest
Dr Andrew Brainard
Emergency Physician, Middlemore Hospital

Blunt viscus injury
Dr. Chris Harmston
Surgeon, Whangarei Hospital

Transfer guidelines and improving hospital transitions
Dr. Tony Smith – Intensivist Auckland City Hospital
Medical Director St John

Obstetric trauma, the role of CT imaging & perimortum C-section  
Dr. Sylvia Boys
Emergency Physician, Middlemore Hospital

Major burns and the role of the National Burn Centre
Dr. Richard Wong-She
Plastic Surgeon, National Burns Centre Middlemore

Concussion 101
Kevin Henshall
Trauma Nurse Specialist, Middlemore Hospital

Radiology trauma quiz
Dr. Simran Singh
Radiologist, Middlemore Hospital