Training and accreditation for healthcare professionals engaged in sexual assault medicine.

Region: All of New Zealand


MEDSAC trains medical professionals throughout New Zealand including doctors, nurses, paediatricians, obstetricians and gynaecologists, to become primary providers of forensic and medical care to the specialist services that provide medical examinations following sexual abuse (Sexual Abuse Assessment and Treatment Service - SAATS). 

Services we provide include:

  • Training courses - to specially train clinicians in the medical forensic response to sexual assault.  To access courses click here.
  • Mentoring Programmes - to support progress for the clinician towards accreditation by being paired with a MEDSAC-accredited doctor.  To access programmes click here.
  • Accreditation - to promote expertise and competency within a service. To access this click here.
  • Non-fatal strangulation/suffocation education programme. For further information click here.

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Sexual harm - training, education, workforce development


Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Central Auckland, Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, East Auckland, Hawkes 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


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4 Warnock Street
Grey Lynn
Auckland 1021

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4 Warnock Street
Grey Lynn
Auckland 1021

Postal Address

PO Box 90723
Victoria Street West
Auckland 1142

This page was last updated at 11:34AM on November 11, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by MEDSAC (Medical Sexual Assault Clinicians Aotearoa).