The RNZCGP is the professional body that provides training and ongoing professional development for general practitioners and rural hospital generalists, and sets standards for general practice.
Warmest congratulations to Kaitaia GP Dr Lance O’Sullivan who has been named Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year for his work to improve health equity in the Far North.
This award is the latest in a growing list for Lance who last year was named Maori of the Year and also received Public Health and Sir Peter Blake Trust leadership awards.
Lance has been instrumental in establishing programmes aimed at improving child health and health equality in high-needs communities.
Read more here.
Are you up for it?
The Division of Rural Hospital Medicine is inviting applications for the 4-year registrar training programme starting in December 2014.
Application deadline is 31 March 2014 – interviews will be held in April/May in Wellington.
This is an individually focussed training programme which is guaranteed to challenge and reward you.
For more information please visit our Rural Hospital Medicine section.
Are you thinking about postgraduate study in 2014?
The University of Otago, Wellington (UOW) have a range of distance taught inter-professional postgraduate papers and qualifications in Primary Health Care, Primary Health Care endorsed in Long-term Conditions Management and Travel Medicine.
Otago University Primary Health Care Department papers are open to all healthcare professionals.
For more information and paper details, please visit the University of Otago website.
27 February 2014 | Media Releases