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New Zealand's specialist GPs and rural hospital doctors train with us. We set the standards for safe, equitable practices, and we're the proud voice of our 5,500 members.

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Take the next step in your career and specialise as a general practitioner or a rural hospital doctor. We also welcome overseas-trained doctors who have a range of options for becoming New Zealand GPs.

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Specialise as a rural hospital doctor

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Get into Te Whanake

Our continuing professional development programme helps members develop learning goals and then track and maintain the ongoing education they need to do each year.

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Part-time vacancy | Waikato

General Practitioner

Listed: 22 September 2023

We are looking for an enthusiastic general practitioner to work in practice at Hillcrest Medical Centre.

This is a permanent role preferably working 36 hours (9 sessions) per week. However, for the right candidate, we are willing to negotiate hours.

Part-time vacancy | Canterbury

GPEP2/ Fellow/Associate

Listed: 22 September 2023

The Christchurch Doctors, Central. FTE 0.5 to 1.
Candidate must have good clinical communication skills. GP owned, patient focused practice/diverse population. Approachable and experienced clinical
and admin team. Modern rooms and supportive environment. Parking included. Start date early 2024.

Part-time vacancy | Auckland

ProCare GP Trainee Programme - Tāmaki Makaurau – Salaried & Contract - FLEX FTE

Listed: 22 September 2023

30 active vacancies, suitable for RNZCGP members that have passed their Clinical & Written exams. Limited spaces for Entry - GPEPY1, remain!
Large range of Accredited Centres in every locality, with excellent processes already in place.
Top remuneration & custom benefits package.

Part-time vacancy | Wellington

GP from 4/10 minimum in happy practice Petone

Listed: 22 September 2023

Join 3 other GPs in happy practice. The position is 4 tenths, but you can build to as many as you want. Great location, 15 mins from Wellington by car or train (1km from train station). We have long standing experienced nurses, supportive collaborative staff.
Possible opportunity to buy in.

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Each year our members pay a subscription fee, which gives them several membership benefits. There's savings, mental health support, learning tools and more.

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The Foundation Standard

Completion of The Foundation Standard is compulsory for general practices in Aotearoa who wish to receive Government funding.

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Fund your research

We fund research that benefits general practice, rural general practice, and rural hospital medicine. People don’t need to be doctors or College members to apply.

Lynne Hayman Chief Executive
Meet our leadership team

Our leadership team sets the tone and direction for the College, under the guidelines of Te Rautaki, our Statement of Strategic Intent. Lynne Hayman, our Chief Executive, is pictured left.

College leadership team

Dr Jason Tuhoe talks about general practice

The GP life chose me

Dr Jason Tuhoe is a Fellow of the College and says the GP life chose him.

“I saw during my training that general practice is about relationships and I couldn’t get that in the same, meaningful way in a hospital."

Hear from GPs
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What does the GP workforce look like in Aotearoa?

Learn more about the facts and figures of general practice and rural hospital medicine in New Zealand.

Data and statistics