Ethics and equity in the time of COVID-19

23 Jul 2020

“We’re all in this together” was the advertising slogan and battle cry of the Government’s COVID-19 response, but was that really the case?

Gold-standard equity module now part of Cornerstone

23 Jul 2020

Improving equity in healthcare is a key commitment of the College’s, which is making progress towards that goal with the recent launch of an equity module as part of Cornerstone.

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Gold-standard equity module now part of Cornerstone

23 Jul 2020

Improving equity in healthcare is a key commitment of the College’s, which is making progress towards that goal with the recent launch of an equity module as part of Cornerstone.

Ethics and equity in the time of COVID-19

23 Jul 2020

“We’re all in this together” was the advertising slogan and battle cry of the Government’s COVID-19 response, but was that really the case?

It’s time to celebrate Matariki and Pūanga, the Māori New Year

7 Jul 2020

A very happy new year to our Māori GPs who are celebrating Matariki – and to those keen to learn about the Māori New Year.

Saturday, 27 June is Tā (Sir) Māui Pōmare Day

23 Jun 2020

This Saturday marks Te Rā o Tā Māui Pōmare, an annual commemoration of New Zealand’s first Māori doctor, and Māori health innovator Tā (Sir) Māui Pōmare.

COVID-19: Flu vaccinations and equity

10 Apr 2020

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

12 Nov 2019

Renowned Sāmoan GP and lexicographer, Papa'ali'itele Dr Semisi Ma'ia'i passed away on Friday 8 November 2019.

Patient Safety Week - new learning modules

31 Oct 2019

This year's Patient Safety Week (3 - 9 November) is about understanding bias in health care.

Wellington GPs help launch book

25 Oct 2019

Three Niuean siblings working as GPs in Wellington, helped launch a book celebrating Pacific success in health sciences at the University.

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Member

A legacy forged by the gift of a piglet

Rebecca is in her first year of the General Practice Education Programme. Her choice of profession is no accident.

Tongan Health Society wins GP practice of the year

Earlier this year, Auckland’s Tongan Health Society was awarded GP practice of the year at the inaugural Primary Healthcare Awards.

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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

We need you

This August we will be launching our 2020 Workforce Survey and we’re inviting all College members to take part.

Dr Nina Bevin is the College’s new Board Apprentice

Dr Nina Bevin (Waikato-Tainui) is the College’s new Board Apprentice. The appointment was announced by College President Dr Samantha Murton at the College’s AGM on 25 July 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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Clinical

World Hepatitis Day

College Fellow Dr Rachel Shouler caught up with Hepatitis Foundation of New Zealand clinician Dr Alex Lampen-Smith.

HealthPathways community COVID-19 response

We recently talked to Dr Justine Lancaster from HealthPathways about how the organisation supported, and still supports, GPs and primary care workers during COVID-19.

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