On Wednesday, 3 February the College hosted Dr Nikki Turner, College Fellow and Director of the Immunisation Advisory Centre for a COVID-19 vaccine webinar. She was joined by President Dr Samantha Murton and Medical Director Dr Bryan Betty.
Over 500 members tuned in for a COVID-19 update from Director General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield held on 24 August 2020. Dr Bloomfield said there had been a phenomenal response from the health sector and thanked GPs for taking thousands of swabs during the past few weeks.
Watch the webinar (member login required)
On Tuesday 12 May renowned epidemiologist Prof Michael Baker joined College President Dr Samantha Murton and Medical Director Dr Bryan Betty for a member webinar focused on COVID-19. Prof Baker spoke about New Zealand’s elimination strategy, the critical success factors going forward, and lessons learnt.
View the webinar summary and recording (member login required).
The College has produced an adaptation of a COVID-19 risk assessment matrix developed by occupational health physicians from the National Framework for the assessment of staff.
View risk assessment matrix