Covid-19 update: MoH seeks health and care professionals

The Ministry of Health is seeking expressions of interest from health and care professionals who are able and willing to work for a limited amount of time as part of the national strategic approach to managing Covid-19 
 
We have already been asking retired health professionals to express their interest in working within the health and disability system. We have also had interest from other people who are not currently working in clinical roles, for example those on maternity leave.

Optometry Australia launches Covid-19 resource hub

Optometry Australia (OA), the national body representing optometrists across Australia, has launched a comprehensive online Covid-19 resource hub. The...

Allergic eye disease: itching to know more?

Allergic conjunctivitis is a common condition affecting approximately 30 to 40% of the population, depending on location.1-3 In the last decade there have...

RANZCO: Covid-19 effects on training and rotations

The following is an announcement from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) regarding training challenges and changes...

Paediatric ophthalmology research update

Five-year post-operative outcomes of bilateral aphakia and pseudophakia in children aged up to two years: a randomised clinical trial. Vasaada AR, Vasavada...

Which way now for our heroic public eye clinics?

The district health boards’ (DHBs) follow-up clinic performance figures to August 2019 have been released in response to an Official Information Act (OIA)...

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