Please discuss any patient with the following criteria with the Regional Burns Unit at Middlemore Hospital (think SPAM):





Any burn which has failed to heal with conservative management after 10 days




Any concerns with a burn injured patient


Ph: 09 276 0000 (ask for on call Plastic Surgery Registrar) / 021 784057 • email: plasticreferrals@middlemore.co.nz

Please follow this link to the guidelines on the National Burns Service website 

About this guideline

First published: February 2018 (Author: Emma Batistich)
Updated April 2021 (Amber Moazzam), May 2024 (Paul Baker)
Approved by: Northern Region Trauma Network, Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora – Northern Region, St John
Review due: 2 years