College updates

These College updates are correct on the day of sending but please be aware that during COVID-19 information changes quickly.

Friday 10 September 2021

  • Webinar: COVID vax clinic in general practice
  • IMAC COVID-19 clinical immunisation toolkit

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Friday 10 September 2021

  • Vaccinate Niue drive through event in Auckland

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Wednesday 8 September 2021

  • Pregnant people and COVID-19 vaccination
  • An update on screening at Levels 2 and 4
  • Law around mask use when at the GP/hospital

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Tuesday 7 September 2021

  • New testing guidance: 6 Sept - 3 November
  • Immunocompromised patients and COVID-19 vax
  • Monitoring COVID-19 in the community
  • Advice on mask exemptions/ exemption card
  • The principles of Level Two
  • New testing guidance for all, principles of Level 2, mask exemptions, community-monitoring COVID 

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Thursday 2 September 2021

  • The COVID-19 clinical advice line is 0800 177 622
  • Ministry's COVID testing guidance updated
  • Sign and show support for COVID-19 vaccination
  • Breast and cervical screening at Level Three

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Tuesday 31 August 2021

  • Auckland - restricted sites for priority testing
  • Locations of interest 'what to do' advice
  • P2/N95 exemption extended to 14 Sept
  • Certification of death - cremation
  • Infection prevention, control - working between sites
  • ACC update

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Monday 30 August 

  • Understanding myocarditis and pericarditis
  • Correct technique for preparing vaccinations
  • Childhood immunisation and wearing PPE
  • Webinar: Digital Health at Scale and Pace
  • The principles of Level Three

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Thursday 26 August 2021

Medical Director update 26 August: the Delta variant.

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Wednesday 25 August 2021

  • Resources to talk about vaccine hesitancy
  • Routine breast and cervical screening paused at L4
  • GP COVID vax survey still seeking responses
  • Post Vaccine Symptom Check (announced today)
  • Burnout tips for the professionally flammabl
  • Childcare for Level 4 worker
  • Latest updates from the Ministry

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Monday 23 August 2021

  • Important Ministry update about using N95 masks
  • Post-vax ob time changed from 20 to 15 minutes
  • Clearing up confusion - frontline
  • Webinar: Canadian lessons on mild-moderate COVID

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Saturday 21 August 2021

  • The COVID-19 unvaccinated workforce
  • The importance of equity in vaccination
  • Updated Telehealth resources
  • Updates from the Ministry of Health

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Thursday 19 August 2021

  • 12-15 year olds can be COVID vaccinated
  • Mental health/addiction services essential at Level 4
  • ACC: providing services under Level 4
  • Childhood vaccinations should still be done
  • New red stream information
  • Primary care quick reference guide has moved

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Wednesday 18 August 2021

  • Please use the Ministry as your source of truth
  • Fit testing exemption: N95/P2 particulate respirators
  • Other support and updates

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Tuesday 17 August 2021

  • The principles of general practice at Level 4
  • Ask a COVID-19 question

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