Training and accreditation for healthcare professionals engaged in sexual assault/abuse medicine and in the assessment of non-fatal strangulation and suffocation.

Region: All of New Zealand


MEDSAC trains medical professionals throughout New Zealand including doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, paediatricians, obstetricians and gynaecologists, to become primary providers of forensic and medical care to the specialist services that provide medical examinations following sexual assault/abuse (Sexual Abuse Assessment and Treatment Service - SAATS) and in the assessment of non-fatal strangulation and suffocation (Non-Fatal Strangulation/Suffocation Assessment Service - NFSSAS). 

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Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (28 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (18 Apr), Easter Sunday (20 Apr), Easter Monday (21 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (2 Jun), Matariki (20 Jun).

Services Provided

Sexual harm - training, education, workforce development


Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Central Auckland, Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, East Auckland, Hawke's Bay, Hutt, Lakes, MidCentral, Nelson Marlborough, North Auckland, Northland, South Auckland, South Canterbury, Southland, Tairāwhiti, Taranaki, Waikato, Wairarapa, Waitaki, Wellington, West Auckland, West Coast, Whanganui


Contact Details

Postal Address

PO Box 90723
Victoria Street West
Auckland 1142

This page was last updated at 2:16PM on May 16, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by MEDSAC (Medical Sexual Assault Clinicians Aotearoa).