LIUS funding big win for NZ women

31 Oct 2019

The College has welcomed PHARMAC’s decision to fund contraceptive devices Mirena and Jaydess, benefitting around 21,000 New Zealand Women.

Patients with dementia and their experience with GPs

20 Sep 2019

Alzheimers New Zealand commissioned research to understand the experiences of people living with dementia.

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LIUS funding big win for NZ women

31 Oct 2019

The College has welcomed PHARMAC’s decision to fund contraceptive devices Mirena and Jaydess, benefitting around 21,000 New Zealand Women.

Patients with dementia and their experience with GPs

20 Sep 2019

Alzheimers New Zealand commissioned research to understand the experiences of people living with dementia.

Eye health care – who are you going to call?

13 Sep 2019

If you have a patient in need of comprehensive eye health care – who are they going to call?

Why weight

22 Aug 2019

If weight gain is gradual, why wait till someone is obese?

The syphilis epidemic

20 Aug 2019

The number of cases of syphilis in New Zealand has doubled during the last three years, sparking the Ministry of Health (in consultation with the wider sexual health community) to develop a responsive action plan.

Canterbury’s measles outbreak

29 Jul 2019

Canterbury’s measles outbreak was declared over on 16 May, ending months of tireless work, as people throughout the region were called into general practice to be immunised.

Results management

26 Jun 2019

Dr Richard Medlicott has one key message: If you’re going to follow up, then follow up.

Local pathways at your finger-tips

20 Jun 2019

GP Pulse recently caught up with College Fellow and NZ Regional Clinical Advisor of HealthPathways, Dr Justine Lancaster,

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Rural

Rakaia GP takes consults to the farm gate

Taking health check-ups to the farm gate has proved successful for College Fellow Dr Sue Fowlie, from Rakaia Medical Practice in Canterbury.

Meet Dr Sophie Parnham

Dr Sophie Parnham is close to completion of dual training in both Emergency Medicine (Australasian College) and Rural Hospital Medicine (College’s Division of Rural Hospital Medicine).

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College

Trainee GPs put to the test

Last week 218 of our GP registrars sat for their clinical examinations.

College commits to climate change

The College has made a commitment to Climate Change by signing OraTaiao’s Health Professionals Joint Call for Action on Climate Change and Health.

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Sector

Real world focus for postgrad primary health care curriculum

College Fellow, Dr Pauline Horrill is a convenor and teacher of postgraduate primary health care papers at the University.

Auckland PHO celebrates primary care

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

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Member

GPs are on the frontline of climate change

As our newsfeeds are filled with the Australian bushfires, Dr GP Robin Barraclough is taken back to the first time the impact of climate change really hit him.

Australian bushfire tragedy

Information on how GPs can help with the tragic Australian bushfires.

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Clinical

LIUS funding big win for NZ women

The College has welcomed PHARMAC’s decision to fund contraceptive devices Mirena and Jaydess, benefitting around 21,000 New Zealand Women.

Patients with dementia and their experience with GPs

Alzheimers New Zealand commissioned research to understand the experiences of people living with dementia.

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Equity

In memory of Papa'ali'itele Dr Semisi Ma’ia’i

Renowned Sāmoan GP and lexicographer, Papa'ali'itele Dr Semisi Ma'ia'i passed away on Friday 8 November 2019.

Patient Safety Week - new learning modules

This year's Patient Safety Week (3 - 9 November) is about understanding bias in health care.

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