November is Diabetes Action Month

22 Nov 2022

Running from 1 – 30 November, the theme for Diabetes Action Month 2022 is Diabetes Matters.

Youth vaping reduction campaign

21 Nov 2022

Phase one of a three phase campaign designed to get Aotearoa’s youth reflecting on their vaping has started.

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November is Diabetes Action Month

22 Nov 2022

Running from 1 – 30 November, the theme for Diabetes Action Month 2022 is Diabetes Matters.

Youth vaping reduction campaign

21 Nov 2022

Phase one of a three phase campaign designed to get Aotearoa’s youth reflecting on their vaping has started.

HDC case – cognitive bias

15 Nov 2022

A recent decision by the HDC relates to an urgent care clinic where there was an unacceptable delay in diagnosing a patient suffering from a myocardial infarction. The issues raised are equally relevant to general practice. The Commissioner specifica

Anaemia can be more than a diagnosis

15 Nov 2022

The HDC has reported on a case where a patient died from complications of a bowel carcinoma, following a 22-month period of anaemia.

Breaking down barriers to PrEP access in Aotearoa New Zealand

8 Nov 2022

In response to low PrEP prescription rates in New Zealand, Burnett Foundation Aotearoa has partnered with Redseed to develop educational modules aimed at helping clinicians appropriately prescribe PrEP, and to better understand their gay and bisexual

The risks of NSAIDs

7 Nov 2022

The Christchurch coroner has asked the College to share details about a recent decision regarding a 69-year-old woman who died from complications of a perforated gastric ulcer.

Learn from ME - management of long COVID in New Zealand

27 Oct 2022

The peak of the pandemic may have washed over us but the wave of long COVID (LC) continues to flow and presents a new but partially familiar challenge.

A delayed multiple sclerosis diagnosis

26 Oct 2022

Clinical Advisor Dr Peter Moodie discusses a recent HDC case where an MS patient had a delayed diagnosis of nine years.

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Rural

Rural hospital doctor puts down roots in Taranaki

Each region of Aotearoa New Zealand has its own unique character and history and that is part of the journey of discovery that registrars go on when they complete placements at practices and hospitals in rural centres. Some spots are so special that

Peter Snow Memorial Award

Dr Branko Sijnja has been named as the recipient of the Peter Snow Memorial Award for 2022.

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College

The Really Great Russell Conference

The Northland Faculty hosted yet another successful conference at The Duke of Marlborough in Russell, bringing their general practitioners together like no other.

What’s stopping you from applying for research funding through the College?

Over a couple of weeks in ePulse we asked the above question to understand the barriers stopping members from applying for funding through the College’s Research and Education Committee (REC).

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Sector

Auckland PHO celebrates primary care

Alliance health Plus PHO held their annual awards recently, celebrating outstanding achievement in primary care.

Tips to grow the business side of a practice

Running a business is not easy and growing a practice can be daunting. Leicester Gouwland from Findex Financial Services provides some useful tips.

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Member

Coming up for air in a ‘new normal’

Dr Bryan Betty feels proud of the way GPs, rural hospital doctors and the rest of the sector, have stepped up throughout the pandemic

Dr Geraldine Wilson; the College’s new Board Apprentice

Congratulations to Dr Geraldine Wilson, the College’s new Board Apprentice. The appointment was announced by President Dr Samantha Murton at the College’s Annual General Meeting in July 2022.

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Clinical

November is Diabetes Action Month

Running from 1 – 30 November, the theme for Diabetes Action Month 2022 is Diabetes Matters.

Youth vaping reduction campaign

Phase one of a three phase campaign designed to get Aotearoa’s youth reflecting on their vaping has started.

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Equity

Specialise as a GP webinars

Know a doctor interested in specialising as a GP? Share these webinar details with them.

Serious changes needed to achieve transformative change for Pasifika Peoples

Debbie Ryan’s presentation during GP22: the Conference for General Practice was so popular that the walls were lined with people opting to sit on the floor to hear Debbie’s suggestions for change that is so desperately needed by the Pasifika communi

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