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

31 Aug 2021

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

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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

31 Aug 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.

Meet the College's new Equity Advisors

16 Jul 2021

The College welcomes Shehara Farik and Denzel Lumatia-Paki, our two new Auckland-based Equity Advisers (Pasifika and Rural), to the team.

Very, very good; not perfect

21 May 2021

“What can I do outside my work as a GP to connect with my indigenous community and build empathy and trust?” asked registrar Dr David Burton in the wharenui at Te Aranga marae in Hastings.

The Meihana Model

29 Apr 2021

The Meihana Model is a method of engaging with Māori patients.

Cum Scientia Caritas; with knowledge, compassion

29 Apr 2021

Hauora is a Māori philosophy of health that is unique to New Zealand.

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.

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Member

What he learnt at home; he took to the Olympics

2021 is a year for the history books. Another nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, the biggest vaccine rollout New Zealand has ever seen, and amongst all of that, New Zealand’s most successful Olympic games on record. Fellow of the College, Dr Sam Mayhew wa

Five minutes is all it takes to make a difference

An important part of the College’s work is to advocate on behalf of our 5,500 members – bringing to light the issues general practitioners and rural hospital doctors are facing in the workforce, and influencing change.

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Rural

Introducing Dr Jennifer James – Chair of the Board of Studies

Dr Jenny James is originally from the UK, where she first discovered her love of rural medicine in Wick, a tiny place in the remote far North of Scotland.

Andrew Morgan: new Chair of the DRHM

Meet Dr Andrew Morgan, the new Chair of the Division or Rural Hospital Medicine.

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College

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

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

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

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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

Introducing the Brain Injury Screening Tool

Professor Alice Theadom from the ACC Concussion Clinical Expert Group spoke at GP21: the conference for general practice about a new tool that has been developed to help health practitioners' assess and manage suspected brain injury (or concussion).

ACC on concussion and other conundrums

New Zealand is a nation of sports fanatics, farmers, and DIYers. We put our bodies on the line, and consequently, record over 35,000 concussions or traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in New Zealand every year. Paul Abernathy, a sports physiotherapist, cr

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