ASMS

Working for better health care in New Zealand

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) is the professional association and union uniting doctors and dentists in New Zealand.

  • ASMS Directs – National Direct

ASMS Direct – Issue 2016-3

17 May 2016 Ian Powell

ASMS Direct – Issue 2016-2

17 March 2016 Ian Powell

Dear Member Welcome to the second issue for 2016 of ASMS Direct, our national electronic publication. You can also keep in touch with the latest news and views on health issues relevant to public hospital specialists via our website www.asms.nz, which contains links (at the top of the home page) to our Facebook and LinkedIn pages, as well as our quarterly magazine The Specialist. We’re also on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ASMSNZ. Joint ASMS-Medical Students …

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ASMS Direct – Issue 2016-1

17 February 2016 Ian Powell

Dear Member Welcome to the first issue for 2016 of ASMS Direct, our national electronic publication. You can also keep in touch with the latest news and views on health issues relevant to public hospital specialists via our website www.asms.nz, which contains links (at the top of the home page) to our Facebook and LinkedIn pages, as well as our quarterly magazine The Specialist. We’re also on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ASMSNZ. Joint ASMS-Medical Students …

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ASMS Direct – Issue No. 2015-17

17 December 2015 By Ian Powell

Dear Member Welcome to the 17th issue for 2015 of ASMS Direct, our national electronic publication. You can also keep in touch with the latest news and views on health issues relevant to public hospital specialists via our website www.asms.nz, which contains links (at the top of the home page) to our Facebook and LinkedIn pages, as well as our quarterly magazine The Specialist. We’re also on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ASMSNZ. Large salary increases for a number …

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ASMS Direct – Issue No. 2015-16

8 December 2015 By Ian Powell

Dear Member Welcome to the 16th issue for 2015 of ASMS Direct, our national electronic publication. You can also keep in touch with the latest news and views on health issues relevant to public hospital specialists via our website www.asms.nz, which contains links (at the top of the home page) to our Facebook and LinkedIn pages, as well as our quarterly magazine The Specialist. We’re also on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ASMSNZ. 1. 27th ASMS Annual Conference 2. …

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ASMS Direct – Issue No. 2015-15

21 October 2015 Ian Powell, ASMS Executive Director

We welcome any feedback on the contents of the 15th issue for 2015 of ASMS Direct, our national electronic publication. This ASMS Direct reports on: High Court TPPA ruling sends strong message to Government; Working in Canterbury – negative impact on staff health; Plan to develop a single national electronic health record; Survey on hours of work and burnout; Final reminder: Register now for the ASMS Annual Conference, 19-20 November; Did you know…about covering for residents? ASMS homepage news items.

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ASMS Direct – Issue No. 2015-14

24 September 2015 IAN POWELL, ASMS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

We welcome any feedback on the contents of the 14th issue for 2015 of ASMS Direct, our national electronic publication. This ASMS Direct reports on: Disciplinary action threat against Dr Chris Cresswell over TPPA protest; The Specialist magazine; Register now for the ASMS Annual Conference, 19-20 November; Distributive Clinical Leadership – question about senior management; Presenteeism Survey update; Did you know…about clinical leadership? ASMS homepage news items.

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ASMS Direct – Issue No. 2015-13

1 September 2015 IAN POWELL, ASMS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

We welcome any feedback on the contents of the 13th issue for 2015 of ASMS Direct, our national electronic publication. This ASMS Direct reports on: Support requested for legal challenge to TPPA secrecy; Mixed views of chief executives’ commitment to distributive clinical leadership; Feedback sought on framework to develop quality improvement capability; Medical Council paper on recertification for doctors; MAS Membership Seminars; Reminder: ASMS Annual Conference, 19-20 November; Did you know…about leave for ASMS activities; ASMS homepage news items.

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ASMS Direct – Issue No. 2015-12

11 August 2015 Ian Powell, ASMS Executive Director

We welcome any feedback on the contents of the 12th issue for 2015 of ASMS Direct, our national electronic publication. This ASMS Direct reports on: TPPA legal challenge lodged with court; ASMS legal opinion on personal information and the Official Information Act; Presenteeism Survey; Literature review of Social Impact Bonds; Bullying in hospitals; MAS Membership Seminars; Reminder: ASMS Annual Conference in November; Did you know…about representation? ASMS homepage news items.

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ASMS Direct – Issue No. 2015-11

28 July 2015 Ian Powell, ASMS Executive Director

We welcome any feedback on the contents of the 11th issue for 2015 of ASMS Direct, our national electronic publication. This ASMS Direct reports on Government must listen to medical specialists on TPPA concerns; Recognition for Canterbury and Waitemata DHBs; Presenteeism survey; Appointments to health and disability bodies; Reminder: ASMS Annual Conference in November; Did you know…about overnight accommodation?; ASMS homepage news items.

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