Save the date: National Trauma Symposium 2020
Held on Thursday 6th August in Wellington. Call for abstracts open on Monday 13 January 2020Submit an abstract
Physical Injury is a Common Cause of Death & Disability in New Zealanders
We aim to reduce the number of deaths and the severity of disability for those who survive.Find out more
Camp Unity connects families and whānau impacted by traumatic brain injury
Camp Unity is a two-day event which brings together families and whānau, including parents, children and guardians affected by traumatic brain injury. The 2019 camp was held from 11–13 October in Roto...More on Camp Unity 'Rise Up'
Minister hosts Professor Karim Brohi's visit
On October 2nd the Network, alongside Hon. Iain Lees-Galloway had the privilege of hosting the international trauma leader, Prof Karim BrohiRead the Ministers speech here
Registrations Open: Midland Trauma Symposium
Friday 27th March 2020. Excellent Teams = Reaching Greater HeightsRegister Now
What we do
We aim to reduce the number of deaths and the severity of disability for those who survive. The National Trauma Network is leading the establishment of a contemporary trauma system in New Zealand.
Clinical leadership and coordination through a national network and four regional trauma networks offering nationwide coverage.
The New Zealand Major Trauma registry gives a national view of where major trauma happens, who it happens to and how this can inform policy and prioritised initiatives.
Develop trauma training and education opportunities to support the management of major trauma patients.
Strategic focus and expertise to drive research and best practice care for trauma patients across the system.
A National Minimum Dataset for trauma, consistent with the Australian Trauma Registry to enable bi-national benchmarking
Working relationships between major trauma services, academia, pre-hospital services, transport and trauma related rehabilitation services.
The Year Ahead - 2020
This time last year it would have been hard to imagine the events of March 15th and December 9th which required trauma responses of a scale and type not previously required in NZ. So in 2020, what wil...