Specialise as a GP webinars

13 Oct 2022

Know a doctor interested in specialising as a GP? Share these webinar details with them.

Serious changes needed to achieve transformative change for Pasifika Peoples

23 Sep 2022

Debbie Ryan’s presentation during GP22: the Conference for General Practice was so popular that the walls were lined with people opting to sit on the floor to hear Debbie’s suggestions for change that is so desperately needed by the Pasifika communi

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Specialise as a GP webinars

13 Oct 2022

Know a doctor interested in specialising as a GP? Share these webinar details with them.

Serious changes needed to achieve transformative change for Pasifika Peoples

23 Sep 2022

Debbie Ryan’s presentation during GP22: the Conference for General Practice was so popular that the walls were lined with people opting to sit on the floor to hear Debbie’s suggestions for change that is so desperately needed by the Pasifika communi

Achieving Equity – working towards better outcomes for Māori patients

22 Aug 2022

Pegasus Health clinical facilitators and pharmacists Aynsley Macleod and Loren Vincent presented The Equity Challenge during GP22: the Conference for General Practice, and challenged attendees to ask what steps they could take toward embedding equita

Proactive immunisation for Māori tamariki will save lives

3 Aug 2022

The sharp decline in timely childhood immunisation for Māori since the COVID-19 pandemic has led to dangerously low rates of coverage.

Understanding inequity for rural Māori

1 Aug 2022

Professor Sue Crengle, who was recently appointed to the board of Te Aka Whai Ora – the Māori Health Authority, is hopeful that rural Māori will feel the benefits of the health reforms, adding that she hopes to see serious steps towards greater equit

Another layer of burnout for Māori and Pasifika GPs

27 Jul 2022

Dr Api Talemaitoga is a self-confessed workaholic. “A lot of what nurtures and sustains me comes from our work,” he said during the Wellbeing and Burnout Panel at GP22: the Conference for General Practice.

Steering the waka towards more equitable outcomes

25 Jul 2022

Although the Minister of Health Hon Andrew Little had his travel plans to conference skuppered by some outrageously strong Wellington winds, his messages during the opening address were clear; we are in the midst of a period of extraordinary pressure

Shaped by communism, cancer and controversy

19 Jul 2022

Dr Tane Arataki Taylor (Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāti Hangarau, Tainui, Te Aroha and Takitimu waka) has achieved a host of accolades throughout his career

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Member

Coming up for air in a ‘new normal’

Dr Bryan Betty feels proud of the way GPs, rural hospital doctors and the rest of the sector, have stepped up throughout the pandemic

Dr Geraldine Wilson; the College’s new Board Apprentice

Congratulations to Dr Geraldine Wilson, the College’s new Board Apprentice. The appointment was announced by President Dr Samantha Murton at the College’s Annual General Meeting in July 2022.

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Rural

Rural hospital doctor puts down roots in Taranaki

Each region of Aotearoa New Zealand has its own unique character and history and that is part of the journey of discovery that registrars go on when they complete placements at practices and hospitals in rural centres. Some spots are so special that

Peter Snow Memorial Award

Dr Branko Sijnja has been named as the recipient of the Peter Snow Memorial Award for 2022.

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College

The Really Great Russell Conference

The Northland Faculty hosted yet another successful conference at The Duke of Marlborough in Russell, bringing their general practitioners together like no other.

What’s stopping you from applying for research funding through the College?

Over a couple of weeks in ePulse we asked the above question to understand the barriers stopping members from applying for funding through the College’s Research and Education Committee (REC).

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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

November is Diabetes Action Month

Running from 1 – 30 November, the theme for Diabetes Action Month 2022 is Diabetes Matters.

Youth vaping reduction campaign

Phase one of a three phase campaign designed to get Aotearoa’s youth reflecting on their vaping has started.

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