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.

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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.

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.

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Member

Patients provide poetic inspiration

College Fellow Dr Glenn Colquhoun is passionate about making connections with the young people he cares for, so much so his latest collection of poetry is dedicated to them.

Visionary doctor awarded top College honour

Dr Graham McGeoch seems to have achieved an awful lot for someone who describes himself as ‘not a completer or finisher’.

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Rural

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.

Rural hospital doctor and high achiever

Growing up in Tokoroa, Dr Caitlin Whitford knew that rural communities often don’t have the doctors they need and from day one at medical school, she aimed to fill that gap.

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College

Faculty celebrates its new Fellows

With the College Fellowship and Awards Ceremony cancelled due to COVID-19, the Waikato and Bay of Plenty Faculty took matters into their own hands to celebrate 12 new Fellows from the region.

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

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.

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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

Finding a needle in the haystack

Opinion piece by Dr Louise Bicknell about a genetic diagnosis for a one-in-a-million condition.

Get ready for the new Privacy Act

The Privacy Act 2020 comes into effect on the 1 December. But what does this mean for GPs and other professionals working in the health sector?

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