Auckland DHB primary care open evening: Orthopaedic Services

Programme Chair: Stuart McCowan, Clinical Director ACH Orthopaedic Dept

6.30pm - 7.00pm      Meet and greet

7.00pm - 7.05pm       Welcome & introductions

7.05pm -7.20pm        Referrals and communications – what’s working and ideas for improvement.

                                           Dr Jock Carnachan, Primary Care Director & Dene Coleman, Business Manager, Auckland City Hospital Orthopaedics

7.20pm - 8.50 pm      Obesity in Orthopaedics. Mark Wright, Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeon

                                           Spine: When to refer? Peter Robertson, Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeon

                                           Exam techniques and updates:

                                           Shoulder: Adam Dalgleish, Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeon

                                           Knee: Duncan Fergusson, Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeon

                                           Foot: Simon Mills, Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeon

8.50pm - 9.00pm      Questions/discussion and close

·        Lots of opportunity for questions and discussion


Other members of the Department will also be present to contribute to what is planned to be an interactive evening : Bruce Twaddle, Mike Hanlon, Chris Fougere, Clayton Brown, Hugh Blackley, Andy Campbell, Helen Rawlinson, Jacob Munro, Alistair Hadlow, Angus Don, Antony Field.

Please R.S.V.P. to Stacey Antonie by 18th May:

RNZCGP CPD: 2 points

No cost


When: 22nd May 2018

Timing: 6.30pm – 9.00pm

Venue & Parking:

  • The Fisher & Paykel Clinical Educations Centre, (CEC) auditorium, at Auckland City Hospital, Park Rd, Grafton. The CEC is on Level 5.
  • Directions from the main entrance: Walk through the main entrance to the new hospital. Take the escalator to level 5, and turn left. The CEC entrance is approximately 30 metres on the left hand side.
  • Parking vouchers will be supplied to cover the full fee on exit
  • Light refreshments will be provided

Diary Date: 
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 18:30