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 paramedicine

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across the field of paramedicine.

More about our research
Grace Jennings
Eireann Hudner
Abdulqani Muse

Contact us

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


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Key academic contact

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

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Good design can normalise disability
17 Nov, 2021
Harnessing the lived experience of disabled people is key to changing the face of disability and design at both a societal and personal level.
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New authority may transform Māori health
22 Apr, 2021
Dr Heather Came and Adjunct Professor Dominic O’Sullivan weigh-in on the establishment of a new Maori health authority in The Conversation.
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Assisted dying referendum
21 Jul, 2020
NZ’s law lacks necessary detail to make a fully informed decision, says Dr Rhona Winnington.
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Party politics in local elections
16 Aug, 2019
AUT research shows that candidates affiliated to a central political party are more likely to win seats in Auckland local government.
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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.
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