What building a school can teach us about health equity

9 Apr 2021

What building a school can teach us about health equity When a student at school turns up with a tub of ice-cream for breakfast because they, ‘couldn’t find a pie’ then you know that something’s wrong.

The art of racism and how it’s effecting Māori health

25 Mar 2021

This year, for the first time, The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners combined the orientation day for GPEP year one registrars with the Hauora Māori Health Day that usually happens further into the year.

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What building a school can teach us about health equity

9 Apr 2021

What building a school can teach us about health equity When a student at school turns up with a tub of ice-cream for breakfast because they, ‘couldn’t find a pie’ then you know that something’s wrong.

The art of racism and how it’s effecting Māori health

25 Mar 2021

This year, for the first time, The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners combined the orientation day for GPEP year one registrars with the Hauora Māori Health Day that usually happens further into the year.

This morning we began a ritual of encounter

22 Mar 2021

This year, for the first time, The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners combined the orientation day for GPEP year one registrars with the Hauora Māori Health Day that usually happens further into the year.

Protecting ourselves, our families and communities

3 Mar 2021

Opinion piece by Pacific Chapter Chair, Dr Api Talemaitoga about the challenges of education people about the health benefits of Immunisation.

Equity and positive change priority for new Censor-in-Chief

25 Nov 2020

Protecting the reputation of general practice in New Zealand may sound like a job for a knight on a trusty steed, but College Distinguished Fellow Dr Kerryn Lum is more than capable for the task.

Protecting the most vulnerable – Dr Api Talemaitoga

16 Oct 2020

When New Zealand’s COVID-19 pandemic response needed a Pasifika voice, Dr Api Talemaitoga did not hesitate to step up to the task.

Māori Health Days

15 Sep 2020

Achieving equity in Aotearoa’s health care system is one of the key components in the College’s Statement of Strategic Intent Te Rautaki.

We need to keep building towards equity

11 Aug 2020

When Dr Rachel Mackie was elected as the new Chair of Māori representative group Te Akoranga a Māui she knew what she had to do.

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Member

Plain sailing for GP and family

Dr Heather Burling became a GP because she and husband Richard wanted to have a family and a good work life balance.

General practice training the icing on the cake

When Dr Pauline Teong started her undergraduate medical training in Singapore in 1995, there was a quota for women but not to ensure there was an equal gender mix, it was to limit the number of women doctors to a maximum of 30 trained a year.

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Rural

New GP service operating out of Hāwera Hospital

Taranaki DHB is hoping a new general practice operating out of Hāwera Hospital will help meet the primary healthcare needs of the South Taranaki community.

Rural GP hooked

Caitlin Whitford has quickly become a deft hand at removing a wayward fish hook. The GP's practice even has a trophy wall of ‘Turangi Special' lures and flies extracted from their human casters.

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College

Showcase your practices work with the CQI module

The CQI module allows practices to demonstrate their work towards improving health outcomes through a ‘CQI initiative,’ an area of improvement where they can apply a structured quality improvement model to track progress.

The art of racism and how it’s effecting Māori health

This year, for the first time, The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners combined the orientation day for GPEP year one registrars with the Hauora Māori Health Day that usually happens further into the year.

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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

Two lessons and an argument for data from recent HDC complaint

No doctor wants to receive a complaint from the Health and Disability Commissioner (HDC) or worse, an adverse decision

Here’s looking at you

Myopia (near sightedness) is a common refractive disorder due to changes in the axial length (too long), or changes in the refractive power of the eye's optical system (corneal protrusion resulting in steep corneal curvature).

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