Our vulnerable patients need us to keep doing this important work

9 Jun 2022

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

The moko behind the white face

27 May 2022

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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Our vulnerable patients need us to keep doing this important work

9 Jun 2022

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

Healing under the radar; Dr Tangimoana Habib

27 May 2022

Perhaps it’s no wonder that Tangimoana Habib (Ngāti Tūwharetoa) shies away from the limelight when her formative years were so shaped by it.

The moko behind the white face

27 May 2022

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

Everyone has a role in ensuring equitable health outcomes for Māori’

26 May 2022

Dr Maia Melbourne-Wilcox (Tūhoe) has recently been appointed to the role of Pou Whirinaki – a position that provides leadership, support, and Hauora Māori perspectives to the College. We had a chat with Maia to learn more about her background as a cl

How brick laying set the foundation for a career in medicine

26 May 2022

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.

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

2 Sep 2021

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

1 Sep 2021

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

The importance of equity in vaccination

23 Aug 2021

Opinion piece By Dr Maia Melbourne-Wilcox (FRNZCGP) and Professor Sue Crengle By about the importance of equity in vaccination.

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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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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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College

2022 Workforce Survey – why your contribution matters

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

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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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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Clinical

Expansion of flu vaccine funding criteria

Last Friday, around 800,000 more people became eligible for funded flu vaccines.

Ukrainian arrivals and the potential TB risk

The Zealand Government announced the 2022 Ukrainian Special Policy which allows the estimated 1,600 Ukrainian-born citizens and residents in New Zealand to sponsor family who ordinarily reside in the Ukraine.

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