Council of Medical Colleges releases Report on Cultural Safety in Vocational Training

The Council of Medical Colleges in New Zealand and Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa have just released a report on the experience of Māori doctors training in Aotearoa. The report has found that Māori trainee doctors are entering a world which has limited understanding of Te Ao Māori and a large burden is put on …

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Global Alliance For Musculoskeletal Health ( G-Musc)

Hi members, kia ora koutou, I am involved with the Musculoskeletal Pain interest group in IASP The following survey was brought to my attention and is approved by the Curtin University ( Canada)  Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) I urge you to take part if you can. https://gmusc.com/have-your-say-on-what-should-be-contained-in-a-global-strategy-for-musculoskeletal-health/ Jenny K

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TMJ Disorder and Propranolol

For those that do not get the Goodfellow Unit Gems, the following may be of interest in their post today https://mailchi.mp/goodfellowunit.org/436lkzz159-918413?e=68c7c7e318 200 patients with TMJ pain randomised to 120mg / day propranolol or placebo NNT for 50% reduction in pain = 6.1 References: Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders (DC/TMD) for Clinical and Research Applications: Recommendations …

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New Member Posts

Dear subscribers/ members/ Our apologies to those who have been inadvertently left off the subscriber lists for this site. This has been corrected today with all Life Members, Paid Members and Provisional Members added to the site. There has been an oversight. Our goal is to increase our communication with you to once each month …

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May Newsletter

ANZAC ADDRESS An annual tradition in the Department of General Surgery at Middlemore Hospital has been the Anzac Address, given by Andrew Connolly (Council’s previous Chair) on the Thursday immediately preceding Anzac Day. This tradition has been in place since 1999. A different theme is chosen each year; this year the theme revolves around Covid-19 …

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