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Welcome to 2022 Video

Welcome to 2022 Video

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Y9eOqWdjcug ASMS Executive Director Sarah Dalton and ASMS President Dr Julian ...
‘Year of Pain’ – please explain!

‘Year of Pain’ – please explain!

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists Toi Mata Hauora wants the Government and District Health Board ...
Exhausted health staff need more than praise – pay them!

Exhausted health staff need more than praise – pay them!

New Zealand’s understaffed, underpaid health workforce is running on empty. ASMS hit back at the Health Minister ...
Senior doctors support health staff strike and share frustrations

Senior doctors support health staff strike and share frustrations

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists Toi Mata Hauora fully supports planned strike action by 10,000 DHB ...
We need to declare a health workforce emergency

We need to declare a health workforce emergency

We know our members are carrying heavy workloads and are battling just to do business as usual with severe ...
New health leaders must focus on improving staffing and valuing workers

New health leaders must focus on improving staffing and valuing workers

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists Toi Mata Hauora says being a better employer and addressing ...
Hospital investment needs to be matched with staffing investment

Hospital investment needs to be matched with staffing investment

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists Toi Mata Hauora says boosting hospital capacity and upgrading some ...
Health reform legislation – read our submission

Health reform legislation – read our submission

ASMS has said clinical governance will be essential to the successful implementation of the health reforms as part ...
Do you know about time in lieu over public holidays?

Do you know about time in lieu over public holidays?

Time in lieu for working a public holiday can only be claimed once. That means, where a public holiday is ...
Inside the Frontline of the Mental Health Crisis

Inside the Frontline of the Mental Health Crisis

We have launched a substantive new report which details the stresses and challenges facing the country’s ...
Beyond the Mask

Beyond the Mask

The artistic talents of our doctors and dentists are on display at the Beyond the Mask exhibition organised by ...
New ASMS life member

New ASMS life member

Bay of Plenty anaesthetist and former ASMS Treasurer and National Secretary Dr Paul Wilson has been granted life ...