National Trauma Network

  • 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'
  • Save the date: National Trauma Symposium 2020

    To be held on Thursday 6th August in Wellington. Call for abstracts open on Monday 3 February 2020

    Visit the Conference website
  • 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.

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  • Midland Trauma System Annual Report

    Introduction of the Optimised Recovery After Trauma (ORAT) programme, attainment of Level 1 trauma verification status by Waikato Hospital and more

    Read the report now
  • 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 Brohi

    Read the Ministers speech here

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.

National Network

National Network

Clinical leadership and coordination through a national network and four regional trauma networks offering nationwide coverage.

Data Registry

Data Registry

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.

Workforce Capability

Workforce Capability

Develop trauma training and education opportunities to support the management of major trauma patients.

Expertise

Expertise

Strategic focus and expertise to drive research and best practice care for trauma patients across the system.

National Guidelines

National Guidelines

A National Minimum Dataset for trauma, consistent with the Australian Trauma Registry to enable bi-national benchmarking

Cross-Sector Collaboration

Cross-Sector Collaboration

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...

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