Paramedicine department

AUT is the leading educator for paramedicine in New Zealand, and the Paramedicine department is part of health sciences at AUT.

Our team of highly qualified professionals prepare and upskill students to work effectively within our communities, caring for people and saving lives. Our paramedicine courses interact with private and public sectors, and are constantly changing to reflect the latest advancements.

Research in health sciences

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across health sciences.

More about our research
Josh McInnes
Kate Livingston
Paul Davis
Joyce Giheno
Zoe Farmer

Contact us

Carleen Beamen
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 7400

cbeamen@aut.ac.nz

View department staff

Key academic contact

Tony Ward
Head of Department
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext. 7593

tony.ward@aut.ac.nz

News
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TBI Network
62% increase in AUT researchers
stroke research
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Inequality in access to life-saving AEDs
21 May, 2019
A study by AUT and St John highlights a worrying discrepancy in the placement of life-saving AEDs (automated external defibrillators) in New Zealand.
TBI Network
Traumatic Brain Injury Network
16 May, 2019
An online Q+A session and introduction to the new Traumatic Brain Injury Network.
62% increase in AUT researchers
62% increase in AUT researchers
30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world
stroke research
Ready to take on the world
23 Jan, 2019
Through her AUT Edge Award, Sofie Heaphy organised a student paramedic conference, volunteered for St John and co-ordinated a volunteer trip to Peru.
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Students praised for quick response
22 Jun, 2018
Paramedicine students Joyce Giheno and Annie Nuualitiitia were ‘first on the scene’ at a car vs bus crash in Papatoetoe recently.