NZSA Inpatient Pain Network Meeting

Thursday, 21 Nov 2019

8:30am – 4:00pm

The inaugural NZSA acute pain network is holding a one day meeting at Jetpark Hotel, Auckland on 22 November 2019.

This meeting is being held to help improve IPS cooperation between specialised pain nursing and acute pain physicians.

Discounted rate for NZSA members.  All fees are GST inclusive.


0830-0900 Registration and coffee
0855-0900 Introduction/welcome Dr Mike Foss
Morning session Delivering new therapies within an IPS framework Chair Dr Andre Bourgeois (CMDHB)
0905-0930 Starting a regional analgesia service Dr Kelly Byrne (Waikato DHB)
0930-1000 The Counties complex pain round (acute psychotherapy within an IPS framework) Dr Rachel Sara (CMDHB)
1000-1030 Infusion analgesia Dr Mike Foss (Waikato DHB)
1030-1045 Discussion/Questions
1045-1100 Morning tea
Mid-Morning session Improving the patient journey with existing techniques/resources Chair Dr David Kibblewhite (Waikato DHB)
1100-1130 Opioids at discharge prescribing?  Transitional pain services Denyse Llyod (Auckland DHB)
1130-1200 Improving epidural analgesia Dr Yvonne Murray (Taranaki DHB)
1200-1230 Chest trauma protocols and making them work Dr Paul Glover and Dr James Moore (CCDHB)
1230-1245 Discussion
1245-1330 Lunch  
Afternoon session Dealing with regulators/the college and the dark lords in the administratium  Chair Dr Charlotte Hill (Southern DHB)
1330-1400 The ANZCA guidelines on long acting opioid? Dr Duncan Wood and Dr Colin Baird (National Women’s/Auckland DHB)
1400-1430 Lobbying for new pharmaceuticals/pharmac/the patient on prescribed cannabinoids Dr John Barnard (Waikato DHB)
1430-1500 Afternoon Tea  
1500-1530 Pain services metrics/outcomes and tools to beat managers with/ Benchmarking NZ inpatient pain services Dr Mike Foss (Waikato DHB)
1530-1600 Discussion/Seminar wrap up

If you have any questions, or need help with group bookings, please contact Lynne Wood at NZSA on  

Event Location

Jet Park Auckland Airport Conference Centre
63 Westney Road, Mangere
Auckland, 2022

Event Fees

NZSA Member
NZD 115.00
Non member
NZD 138.00
NZD 92.00
Team Registration (1 Medical & 1 Nurse)
NZD 207.00