Media Releases

Painful Wait:  COVID Exacerbates Delays in Elective Surgery
Listen to Peter Robertson's radio interview on Katherine Ryan’s Nine to Noon Show – 24 September 2020

Three Essential Steps to Solving the Elective Surgery Crisis
Read Peter Robertson's article published in The Spinoff - September 2020

Association call on Government to allow elective surgery as alert levels change - August 2020
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Association calls for urgent action to address elective surgery backlog - June 2020
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Association calls on Government for national approach to avert looming crisis in orthopaedic surgery, August 2017.
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Follow-up of Orthopaedic Patients
NZOA has issued a media release following concerns about follow-up of Orthopaedic patients at Waikato DHB, November 2016

Metal on Metal Information Update