Whanganui practice’s decade-long approach to addressing burnout

13 Oct 2021

Dr Jan Shapcott spoke recently at GP21: the conference for general practice about modern slavery. Her key message was that it’s here in New Zealand.

More GPs the best medicine for all of us

12 Oct 2021

Research from a Journal of the American Medical Association internal medicine study out of the United States shows that increasing primary care physicians - general practitioners or GPs in New Zealand - by 10 per 100,000 people will increase life exp

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Whanganui practice’s decade-long approach to addressing burnout

13 Oct 2021

Dr Jan Shapcott spoke recently at GP21: the conference for general practice about modern slavery. Her key message was that it’s here in New Zealand.

More GPs the best medicine for all of us

12 Oct 2021

Research from a Journal of the American Medical Association internal medicine study out of the United States shows that increasing primary care physicians - general practitioners or GPs in New Zealand - by 10 per 100,000 people will increase life exp

Kiwis need to get stuck into COVID-19 vaccine

11 Oct 2021

Opinion piece from College Medical Director, Dr Bryan Betty, about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Get ready for the new Privacy Act

11 Oct 2021

The Privacy Act 2020 comes into effect on the 1 December. But what does this mean for GPs and other professionals working in the health sector?

New ACC cover guidance for surgical mesh injuries

11 Oct 2021

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

Opinion: Type 2 Diabetes, the hidden epidemic

11 Oct 2021

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.

Finding a needle in the haystack

11 Oct 2021

Opinion piece by Dr Louise Bicknell about a genetic diagnosis for a one-in-a-million condition.

New endometriosis pathway published

11 Oct 2021

A huge milestone in the diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis has been reached with the publication of a comprehensive management pathway for clinicians.

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Rural

Introducing Dr Jennifer James – Chair of the Board of Studies

Dr Jenny James is originally from the UK, where she first discovered her love of rural medicine in Wick, a tiny place in the remote far North of Scotland.

Andrew Morgan: new Chair of the DRHM

Meet Dr Andrew Morgan, the new Chair of the Division or Rural Hospital Medicine.

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College

Faculty celebrates its new Fellows

With the College Fellowship and Awards Ceremony cancelled due to COVID-19, the Waikato and Bay of Plenty Faculty took matters into their own hands to celebrate 12 new Fellows from the region.

Hawke's Bay Faculty annual meeting

The Hawkes Bay Faculty held its annual meeting and dinner at Black Barn vineyard on Wednesday 21 October 2020.

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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

What he learnt at home; he took to the Olympics

2021 is a year for the history books. Another nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, the biggest vaccine rollout New Zealand has ever seen, and amongst all of that, New Zealand’s most successful Olympic games on record. Fellow of the College, Dr Sam Mayhew wa

Five minutes is all it takes to make a difference

An important part of the College’s work is to advocate on behalf of our 5,500 members – bringing to light the issues general practitioners and rural hospital doctors are facing in the workforce, and influencing change.

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Clinical

Whanganui practice’s decade-long approach to addressing burnout

Dr Jan Shapcott spoke recently at GP21: the conference for general practice about modern slavery. Her key message was that it’s here in New Zealand.

More GPs the best medicine for all of us

Research from a Journal of the American Medical Association internal medicine study out of the United States shows that increasing primary care physicians - general practitioners or GPs in New Zealand - by 10 per 100,000 people will increase life exp

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Equity

Show the public of Aotearoa your support of the COVID-19 vaccination

The College is joining other health organisations and colleges to show the public of Aotearoa New Zealand we support vaccination against COVID-19.

Dr Rachel Mackie is our new Board Apprentice

Congratulations to Dr Rachel Mackie (Ngātiwai), who is the College’s new Board Apprentice

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