Dr Stephan Lombard appointed at National Advisory Council Chair

19 Sep 2022

The College’s National Advisory Council (NAC) has a new Chair, Dr Stephan Lombard, owner of Cook Street Health Centre in Palmerston North and a GP with over 30 years’ experience.

Showcasing member highlights through the Annual Report

11 Aug 2022

The annual report is our chance to highlight the great work of our members and the College.

 Next results

Dr Stephan Lombard appointed at National Advisory Council Chair

19 Sep 2022

The College’s National Advisory Council (NAC) has a new Chair, Dr Stephan Lombard, owner of Cook Street Health Centre in Palmerston North and a GP with over 30 years’ experience.

Showcasing member highlights through the Annual Report

11 Aug 2022

The annual report is our chance to highlight the great work of our members and the College.

Te Whanake – your refreshed CPD programme is coming soon

5 Aug 2022

In October 2022, the College is launching a refreshed CPD programme called Te Whanake. To help us switch over to the new system, the current Triennium 9 will be closed at 5.00pm on Tuesday 30 August 2022.

Greg Judkins poetry competition

26 Jul 2022

The winners of the Greg Judkins prize for reflective poetry were announced, and their poems read out at GP22: the Conference for General Practice.

Steering the waka towards more equitable outcomes

25 Jul 2022

Although the Minister of Health Hon Andrew Little had his travel plans to conference skuppered by some outrageously strong Wellington winds, his messages during the opening address were clear; we are in the midst of a period of extraordinary pressure

Health Reforms: Whose voices are being heard

25 Jul 2022

The pitch for the new health reforms is that they will be less postcode lottery and more community focused. On paper, this sounds ideal, but as the panel of Dr Kyle Eggleton, Associate Professor Tristram Ingham, Dr Fiona Bolden and Dr Monica Liva dis

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.

 Next results

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.

 Next results

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.

 Next results

Member

Professor Sue Crengle - GP and a public health physician

Professor Sue Crengle has always been motivated to work as a GP and a public health physician so she can help eliminate inequities for Māori within our public health system.

Rural hospital doctor makes ‘’Behind the Mask” documentary

A new documentary about the experiences of healthcare workers around the world responding to the COVID-19 pandemic affirms Aotearoa New Zealand’s national response, says filmmaker and rural hospital doctor, Dr Paul Trotman.

 Next results

Equity

Serious changes needed to achieve transformative change for Pasifika Peoples

Debbie Ryan’s presentation during GP22: the Conference for General Practice was so popular that the walls were lined with people opting to sit on the floor to hear Debbie’s suggestions for change that is so desperately needed by the Pasifika communi

Achieving Equity – working towards better outcomes for Māori patients

Pegasus Health clinical facilitators and pharmacists Aynsley Macleod and Loren Vincent presented The Equity Challenge during GP22: the Conference for General Practice, and challenged attendees to ask what steps they could take toward embedding equita

 Next results