Most people severely burned in the Whakaari/White Island volcanic eruption do not yet know what has happened to them.
One week on, 14 patients remain in burns units around New Zealand; eight of them in Middlemore Hospital.
Earlier this year, Christchurch Hospital staff were treating patients with gunshot wounds. This week, it was critical burns.
The New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons would like to pass on its sincere condolences to those affected by the…