Together we can all live, work and play free from injury.

Injury Prevention Aotearoa Workshops 2015

In May and June we are bringing Dr Paul Quigley, emergency medicine specialist and alcohol harm reduction campaigner, to the regions, for a series of workshops, in partnership with local injury prevention providers. Dr Quigley's keynote address "Using One Injury to Prevent Another - Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention in EDs" covers the national roll-out of alcohol screening and brief intervention in emergency departments.

Dates:  Porirua, Friday 15 May 2015; South Auckland, Tuesday 19 May 2015; Blenheim, Friday 5 June 2015. Further workshops will be held. Details to be confirmed.

To register for one of these free workshops, and for further information, click here.   

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Injury Prevention Aotearoa is a national voice for injury prevention in New Zealand. We bring together the injury prevention sector and advocate for the prevention and reduction of intentional and unintentional injury. Together we can all live, work and play free from injury.

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Events

Injury Prevention Aotearoa regional workshops 2015 - Dr Paul Quigley - Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention in EDs regional workshops:  

- Porirua Whanau Centre, Bedford Street, Cannons Creek - Friday 15 May 9.30 - 12.30.
- Pasifika Injury Prevention Aukilana, venue Mangere Arts Centre - Tuesday 19 May 9.30 to 1.30.  
Hawke's Bay Youth Alcohol Expo 15 - Pettigrew Green Arena, Taradale - 11-15 May 2015. Free entry. Parents and whānau welcome to attend

Alcohol Healthwatch Public Lecture on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder with Judge Catherine Crawford of Children's Court, Western Australia, Auckland - Tuesday 19 May 2015, 6-7pm

Exult Sustainable Funding Workshops for not-for-profits - Ongoing - Dates and Venues
Move it NZ! Moving and Handling workshops (patient, manual and material handling) from Dunedin to Bay of Islands starting 4 May. Details: www.mhanz.org.nz

Kia Piki te Ora, National Maori Suicide Prevention Hui 2015 - 22 April 2015, ASB Arena, Tauranga Moana. Registrations: admin@teaohou.org.nz

Nigel Latta - Keep Your Teen Safe on the Road -  3 events: Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - Genesis Lounge, Trusts Stadium, 65-67 Central Park Drive, Henderson; Wednesday, 6 May 2015 – Raye Freedman Arts Centre, Epsom Girls Grammar School, Silver Road, Epsom; Monday, 25 May 2015 – The Dream Centre, 3 Lakewood Court, Manukau

Annual New Zealand Paediatric Trauma Conference 2015 - Kids Trauma Conference is a forum for all involved in paediatric trauma; at the roadside, trauma treatment, hospital care, rehabilitation, research & prevention

6th National Nutrition and Physical Activity Conference - 6-7 May 2015; Rendezvous Grand Hotel, Auckland

‘Turamarama ki te Ora’ National Suicide Prevention Conference - Suicide Prevention Starts at Conception - 25-26 May, Rotorua; (24 May, Pohiri and Preconference Workshop).

Alcohol Healthwatch - Regional Forums, One Year On SSAA 2012 - Invite and Registration

Kids Trauma Conference - 1 May 2015 - a major paediatric trauma multidisciplinary scientific and educational meeting for the year for all involved in paediatric trauma; at the roadside, trauma treatment, hospital care, rehabilitation, research & prevention. Venue Auckland City Hospital Clinical Education Centre

Alcohol and Cancer Conference - Wellington, 17 June 2015

International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology, Brisbane, Australia - 2-5 August 2016

NZDSN - Annual Conference - Theme: ‘Partnership for Outcomes, New Models in Action’ - 26 – 27 August 2015, Te Papa Museum, Wellington 

Public Health Association of NZ Annual Conference - Healthy people, healthy nation - 7-9 September 2015, Dunedin

White Ribbon Campaign - November 2015, Sexual violence and the issue of consent