Clinician Ultrasound

Wendy Finnie, Echocardiographer and Jill Muirhead, Sonographer have been teaching clinician-performed ultrasound since 2007, and are now able to offer additional training and auditing services. Both Wendy and Jill have over 30 years experience in their fields.

We are pleased to have Dr Scott Bomann back in New Zealand and on our Faculty. He is the Chair of the ACEM Ultrasound sub-Committee and has numerous publications in the area of Emergency Ultrasound.  Scott is an experienced ultrasound educator and has lectured at various local, regional and international conferences on the topic.

Our Service

UIE offers support and services to clinician’s who are using ultrasound in their current practice. We believe that sound knowledge of scanning techniques is a valuable part of clinical services.  Our workshops, auditing services and on-site training will provide practical solutions within a safe scope of practice.


Upcoming Workshops – Rarotonga 27 & 28 August, 2018

We are offering an Emergency Ultrasound Workshop in Rarotonga at the Edgewater Resort on 27 & 28 August 2018.  Small group learning on a tropical island.  To register for the Rarotonga Workshop please click onto the Courses tab or contact for more details

Upcoming Workshops – Wellington 16 & 17 November, 2018

We are offering a Wellington POCUS Workshop at the Sofitel in Wellington on 16 & 17 November in conjunction with Dr Scott Bomann.  To register for the Wellington Workshop please click onto the Courses tab or contact for more details

Rural CME Workshop, Rarotonga

Our Rural friends are offering a Rarotonga workshop that provides a forum for the exchange of clinical, professional, and cultural experience between doctors working in New Zealand and the remote Cook Islands.  For more details please check out

EMUGS NZ Australasian Clinical Leaders Meeting and Dinner

Our friends within the Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Groups NZ are inviting POCUS leaders from around the world to come together in a social and friendly environment to mingle with fellow ultrasound enthusiasts. Share ideas, discuss POCUS research and education trends and look to the future in a collaborative learning environment.   For more details please go to


Jill Muirhead – Sonographer of the Year 2016

Feedback from our Taupo Ultrasound Workshops held in July 2017:

“Good mix of lectures and practical scanning”

“Very approachable, good amount of hands on scanning”

“Informal but informative”

“Exceeded my expectations of what I would be able to achieve”