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Recent anaesthesia news, submissions and New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists updates and blog posts.

Podcast – Episode 2Main Image
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The NZSA Podcast has released its second episode with an insightful interview with Dr Leona Wilson and her ground breaking career in Anaesthesia in...
10 May 2022
0.32 Min Read
NZSA global health committee opportunitiesMain Image
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The NZSA GHC Health Committee provides strong support to our Pacific colleagues. Read about the opportunity to locum in the Pacific and if you're a...
24 March 2022
2.76 Min Read
President’s Annual Report 2021Main Image
President's Annual Report
'Advocacy, community and education are our key areas of work as we strive to strongly represent and support you, and to promote the perioperative s...
21 March 2022
7.28 Min Read
ANZCA Position Statement on COVIDMain Image
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ANZCA has released a document: Living Guidance: Surgical Patient Safety in Relation to COVID-19 infection and vaccination. This...
0.25 Min Read
Smokefree Aotearoa Plan 2025 launchedMain Image
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Guided by the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, the action plan will support Aotearoa’s goal of becoming smokefree by 2025. A bill is to be intro...
1.14 Min Read
NZSA supports declaring health workforce emergency and urgent Government actionMain Image
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The New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists (NZSA) supports the call of other health organisations, including the Association of Salaried Medical Spec...
20 March 2022
2.7 Min Read
Health reform legislation – NZSA submissionMain Image
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The Bill includes disestablishing our DHBs and replacing them with Health New Zealand and the Maori Health Authority. While we commended the aims o...
1.21 Min Read
Assisted DyingMain Image
President's Blog
I find it unbelievable that we are approaching the end of May, where is this year going? I also find it slightly unbelievable that all systems w...
15 March 2022
6.33 Min Read
COVID mandates and dispelling misinformationMain Image
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My final blog of the year, and once again I find myself thinking where on earth did this year go?  I have jobs on my job list from the end of last ...
5.19 Min Read

President's Blog


President’s Annual Report 2021News item Image
President's Annual Report
'Advocacy, community and education are our key areas of work as we strive to strongly represent and support you, and to promote the perioperative s...
21 March 2022
7.28 Min Read
Assisted DyingNews item Image
President's Blog
I find it unbelievable that we are approaching the end of May, where is this year going? I also find it slightly unbelievable that all systems w...
15 March 2022
6.33 Min Read
Sleepless nightsNews item Image
President's Blog
Always a sign of stress, and often occurring before I have even realised I’m stressed, the dreaded difficulty with sleep initiation and remaining a...
4.69 Min Read
COVID and burnoutNews item Image
President's Blog
September 2021 It was inevitable, but still disappointing to find ourselves amid a Delta outbreak.  I would like to acknowledge all in the Auckland...
6.29 Min Read
COVID-19: “We have all been in this together”News item Image
President's Blog
We are hopefully in the final week of level 4 'Lockdown,' looking longingly ahead to an announcement the Government has said it will make this Mond...
3.65 Min Read
Need for systemic reform of our health systemNews item Image
President's Blog
The long-awaited Simpson Health and Disability System Review report was released recently, and its goals are commendable; however, understanding th...
5.26 Min Read
Assisted dying legislation and implementation underwayNews item Image
President's Blog
In my last blog I focused on the End-of-Life Choice Act and its roll out on 7 November.  I really did feel quite in the dark when I wrote that. Man...
15 July 2021
4.61 Min Read