2022 Workforce Survey – why your contribution matters

23 Jun 2022

In the coming weeks you’ll have the opportunity to make your voice heard and have your say about working in New Zealand’s health system.

Member benefits for your learning

23 Jun 2022

Over the last 12 months, the College has introduced two new member benefits aimed at your learning; LinkedIn Learning and McGraw Hill Medical.

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Member benefits for your learning

23 Jun 2022

Over the last 12 months, the College has introduced two new member benefits aimed at your learning; LinkedIn Learning and McGraw Hill Medical.

2022 Workforce Survey – why your contribution matters

23 Jun 2022

In the coming weeks you’ll have the opportunity to make your voice heard and have your say about working in New Zealand’s health system.

John Campbell: The art of unravelling stories without unravelling yourself

14 Jun 2022

The College is excited to announce keynote speaker John Campbell for GP22: the Conference for General Practice.

CPD update - new tool and GP22 CME points

10 Jun 2022

We hope to see you at GP22: the Conference for General Practice, our annual chance to strengthen community medicine.

Entries are open for the Greg Judkins Poetry Prize

17 May 2022

Entries are now open for the famous Greg Judkins Prize for Reflective Poetry.

GP22: the Conference for General Practice

28 Apr 2022

We're looking forward to hosting our annual College conference GP22: the Conference for General Practice, which will take place from 22 – 24 July at Te Pae, Christchurch’s brand new convention centre.

New Board member: Dr Karl Cole

27 Apr 2022

Congratulations to Dr Karl Cole who has been elected as the new College Board member.

JPHC Editorial Board reinstated

26 Apr 2022

When Professor Felicity Goodyear-Smith and Professor Tim Stokes applied to be the new co-editors of the Journal of Primary Health Care (JPHC), they outlined their vision for how they would keep the Journal relevant for GPs and rural hospital doctors

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Rural

Peter Snow Memorial Award

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

The specialist’s specialist: Dr Jared Green new DHRM clinical lead

Dr Jared Green was appointed to the role of clinical lead for the Division of Rural Hospital Medicine (DRHM) in September 2021 and brings to the role a mixed bag of specialties.

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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

Wellington GP helps fundraise for friend's cancer drugs

On Thursday evening, when his lungs are burning and his thighs feel like giving way, Dr Peter Meffan will be more determined than ever.

How brick laying set the foundation for a career in medicine

From a young age, Dr Tiwnini Hemi understood the meaning of hard work. Every weekend, school holidays, and most evenings, he and his four brothers built houses with their father, who was a brick layer by trade.

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Equity

Our vulnerable patients need us to keep doing this important work

Kurow Medical Centre recently completed the Cornerstone Equity Module for the first time.

The moko behind the white face

A lot has changed since Dr Jim Vause (Kai Tahu rāua Kati Mamoe) trained to be a doctor in the 1970s.

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