New ACC cover guidance for surgical mesh injuries

20 Oct 2020

ACC recently released new cover guidance for pelvic surgical mesh injuries.

Heart Foundation launches new online tool

20 Oct 2020

The Heart Foundation is helping New Zealanders become more proactive about their heart health with its new online risk assessment and management tool

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New ACC cover guidance for surgical mesh injuries

20 Oct 2020

ACC recently released new cover guidance for pelvic surgical mesh injuries.

Heart Foundation launches new online tool

20 Oct 2020

The Heart Foundation is helping New Zealanders become more proactive about their heart health with its new online risk assessment and management tool

Protecting the most vulnerable – Dr Api Talemaitoga

16 Oct 2020

When New Zealand’s COVID-19 pandemic response needed a Pasifika voice, Dr Api Talemaitoga did not hesitate to step up to the task.

New study shows GPs are increasingly crucial to cancer care in New Zealand

28 Sep 2020

A new study published in the Journal of Primary Health Care shows that GPs should be involved in all stages of New Zealander’s cancer care for patients to have the best chance of success.

Opinion: Type 2 Diabetes, the hidden epidemic

25 Sep 2020

There’s a hidden epidemic in New Zealand that’s been burning away for 30 years and right now a potential tsunami threatens to overwhelm our health system.

Eurera Medical Centre the first practice to achieve new Foundation programme

25 Sep 2020

When Eruera Medical Centre had their Foundation programme assessment in July, they had no idea they would become the first practice in the country to be accredited against the new and improved Foundation programme.

COVID-19 and the impact on the cervixes of Aotearoa

24 Sep 2020

Update from College Fellow and National Cervical Screening Programme Advisory Group, Dr Emily Cavana.

Leadership in the field - meet Dr Meg Wilson

16 Sep 2020

College Fellow Dr Meg Wilson has been our GP representative on the BreastScreen Aotearoa Advisory Group (BSAAG) since 2019 and expects to be part of the group for the next two to three years.

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Rural

Rural hospital doctor and high achiever

Growing up in Tokoroa, Dr Caitlin Whitford knew that rural communities often don’t have the doctors they need and from day one at medical school, she aimed to fill that gap.

Advocating for services out in the sticks

Isolated rural communities are made up of a special kind of people — and that means the doctors that look after them have to be pretty special too.

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College

Balance and flexibility key elements of new CPD programme

A revised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme framework is looking to deliver better outcomes for patients and doctors in a new way.

Waikato Faculty pilots GP mentoring programme

In July 2020 the College’s Waikato Faculty started piloting a mentorship programme.

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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

Rural hospital doctor and high achiever

Growing up in Tokoroa, Dr Caitlin Whitford knew that rural communities often don’t have the doctors they need and from day one at medical school, she aimed to fill that gap.

Protecting the most vulnerable – Dr Api Talemaitoga

When New Zealand’s COVID-19 pandemic response needed a Pasifika voice, Dr Api Talemaitoga did not hesitate to step up to the task.

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Clinical

New ACC cover guidance for surgical mesh injuries

ACC recently released new cover guidance for pelvic surgical mesh injuries.

Heart Foundation launches new online tool

The Heart Foundation is helping New Zealanders become more proactive about their heart health with its new online risk assessment and management tool

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Equity

Protecting the most vulnerable – Dr Api Talemaitoga

When New Zealand’s COVID-19 pandemic response needed a Pasifika voice, Dr Api Talemaitoga did not hesitate to step up to the task.

Māori Health Days

Achieving equity in Aotearoa’s health care system is one of the key components in the College’s Statement of Strategic Intent Te Rautaki.

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