Coronavirus – 19
Resources & Update Information
STAT Recruitment is constantly monitoring the current and rapidly changing situation regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we are following the guidelines set out by the official channels. Please be assured that our priority is to keep our Hospitals, Doctors and staff safe, and to work closely with our hospitals to support them and provide their communities the required medical services.
If you have any questions or would like to discuss your options, please contact your Account Manager.
- New Zealand – 0800 562 867
- Australia – 1800 422 966
COVID-19 alert levels
The NZ Government has announced a four-level COVID-19 alert system. These alert levels specify the health and social measures to be taken.
NZ is at Level 3 and will move to Level 4 at 11.59pm Wednesday 25 March 2020.
Information from the Australian Government
Government Health Information
Travel Information Updates for New Zealand and Australia
New Zealand Travel Restrictions
- Travel is strictly reserved for essential services. Note that Doctors fall into this category, please contact your Account Manager for more details.
Australian Travel Restrictions
This can be a stressful time for some people and may leave some feeling concerned. There is a range of resources and support services available, including:
World Health Organisation
- Coronavirus Health Information Line
You can call this line if you are seeking information on novel coronavirus. The line operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Phone: 1800 020 080
- Healthdirect hotline (Australia)
You can call this number to speak to a registered nurse about your health concerns. The hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Phone 1800 022 222. Website:
For COVID-19 health advice and information, contact the Healthline team (for free) on 0800 358 5453 or +64 9 358 5453 for international SIMS.
- Ministry of Health NZ
COVID-19 – Managing your mental wellbeing
WHO Courses for Health Professionals
This course provides information on what facilities should be doing to be prepared to respond to a case of an emerging respiratory virus such as the novel coronavirus, how to identify a case once it occurs, and how to properly implement IPC measures to ensure there is no further transmission to HCW or to other patients and others in the healthcare facility.
This training is intended for healthcare workers and public health professionals, as it is focused on infection prevention and control.
Should you have travel booked as part of a placement with STAT Recruitment and have questions or need to make amendments please contact us in the first instance and we will facilitate your requirements.
Register your interest here and we will support you.