Go back

Canterbury academic to lead study on mass shooting trauma

Researchers aim to improve support for healthcare workers who provide emergency response to traumatic events

Medical researchers at the University of Canterbury are to lead a national study into the psychological impacts of the 2019 Christchurch mosque attacks on health workers involved in emergency response services.

The study will be led by Sandy Richardson, a university lecturer and nursing researcher with the Canterbury District Health Board. It will include specialists from the University of Otago and hospital emergency services departments, as well as St John Ambulance and emergency first aid workers.

This article is only available to *Research Professional subscribers. If you are a subscriber you can read the article in full on researchprofessional.com