This extraordinary event attracted global attention and resulted in hours of life-saving surgeries within burn units across the country, with support from the National Burn Centre team at Middlemore Hospital.
E hara taku toa i te toa takitahi, he toa takitiniMy strength is not as an individual, but as a collective Today, we join the country in commemorating the second anniversary of the Whakaari/White Island tragedy.
Media Release 17 November 2020 - Health Quality and Safety Commission | Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield is among those thanking health care workers for their compassion and commitment during the recent crises in the health and disability sector, including the COVID-19 lockdown and ongoing response.
Latest News 6 April 2020 | The last patients involved in the Whakaari/White Island tragedy have now been discharged from the National Burn Centre.
Media release 30 January 2020 | Counties Manukau Health has acknowledged the generosity of the community and companies who responded to calls for support in the wake of the Whakaari/White Island tragedy.
This afternoon CM Health hosted a media conference to provide an update on the current situation regarding patients injured in the White Island volcanic eruption.
The National Burns Unit at Middlemore Hospital is providing national leadership to the National Burns Service, and coordinating the provision of care and supplies to the other hospitals Waikato, Hutt Valley, and Christchurch.