New, free service for GPs identifies patient harm events

13 May 2020

A new online service that’s free for all GPs can help doctors easily reduce harm from medications for their patients.

COVID-19 Medical Director update: 7 April

7 Apr 2020

Dr Bryan Betty provides up an update on three issues he's been working on recently.

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New, free service for GPs identifies patient harm events

13 May 2020

A new online service that’s free for all GPs can help doctors easily reduce harm from medications for their patients.

COVID-19 Medical Director update: 7 April

7 Apr 2020

Dr Bryan Betty provides up an update on three issues he's been working on recently.

COVID-19 Medical Director update: 3 April

3 Apr 2020

Dr Bryan Betty is asking specialists from around the country to write short pieces on the latest evidence regarding COVID-19.

Abortion legislation update

24 Mar 2020

The Abortion Legislation Bill received Royal Assent yesterday and is now in force.

Third-COVID-19 webinar

13 Mar 2020

On Tuesday 10 March the College hosted a third member webinar on the coronavirus outbreak.

Rethinking Eating Disorders

10 Mar 2020

New Zealand researchers are transforming our understanding of genetic factors that influence the primary eating disorders—anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder (BED).

Covid 19 update from College Medical Director

9 Mar 2020

Covid-19 update from College Medical Director, Dr Bryan Betty.

College advocating for GPs at national level

3 Mar 2020

College Medical Director Dr Bryan Betty reports on the work that he and College President Dr Samantha Murton have been doing to advocate for GPs at a national level.

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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

A ‘golden opportunity’ to work together

The College hosted health leaders and journalists on Wednesday evening, creating the opportunity for key influencers to build connections and strengthen relationships in a relaxed, friendly environment.

Transitioning to the new Quality framework

College CEO Lynne Hayman has been on the road during January and February meeting with Primary Health Organisations to talk about the College’s new Foundation and Cornerstone programmes.

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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

Wellington Faculty members attend a cultural competency event

The Wellington Faculty takes a trip to Kāpiti Island.

Auckland Round the Bays

Auckland Faculty members and their friends and family embarked on the Round the Bays Fun Run/Walk for 2020.

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Clinical

New, free service for GPs identifies patient harm events

A new online service that’s free for all GPs can help doctors easily reduce harm from medications for their patients.

COVID-19 Medical Director update: 7 April

Dr Bryan Betty provides up an update on three issues he's been working on recently.

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Equity

COVID-19: Flu vaccinations and equity

Opinion piece Dr Maia Melbourne-Wilcox and Dr Sue Crengle about Flu vaccinations and taking an active step towards health 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.

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