Ministry of Health
The Trauma Service
The Trauma Service provides:
- Clinical management of the multiply injured trauma patient.
An expert consultation and referral service to the clinical teams involved
in initial assessment and ongoing management of patients with multiple
Assistance in discharge planning and follow-up management of selected
patients with complex injuries.
Liaison with other health professional groups and community
agencies,including GP’s and ACC.
A Trauma Registry to study injury trends in the region and assist in injury
Monthly teaching forum focused on trauma management.
Attendance at all trauma calls between the hours of 0800 - 1700hrs Monday to
We also provide a service to :