A safe, effective vaccine is essential for New Zealand’s long-term response to the COVID-19 epidemic. In the absence of prolonged, widespread, community spread almost everyone is susceptible to infection
COVID-19 has reminded us all of the fragility of modern medicine.
Many may have enjoyed the peace and quiet in life that came with Alert Level 4 lockdown but many experienced the opposite.
Opinion piece by Dr Anja Werno about asymptomatic spread of COVID-19
Opinion piece by pediatrician Dr Richard Wills about child health and COVID-19 in New Zealand.
Opinion piece by infectious disease consultant, Dr Nigel Raymond about Early diagnosis of new symptomatic COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) cases.
Opinion piece By Dr Mark Thomas about potential SARS-CoV-2 vaccines.
Opinion piece By Dr Mark Thomas about controlling the course of the New Zealand COVID-19 epidemic.
Opinion piece Dr Maia Melbourne-Wilcox and Dr Sue Crengle about Flu vaccinations and taking an active step towards health equity.
Opinion piece by Richard Beasley about whether inhaled corticosteroids should be continued during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Opinion piece by Bob Hancox about using corticosteroids during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Opinion piece by Professor Jeremy Krebs about the risk of COVID-19 to diabetes patients.
Opinion piece by Dr Steve Ritchie, Infectious Disease Expert about the symptoms and transmission of COVID-19.
Opinion piece by Professor Andrew Harrison about treating rheumatology patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Meet Dr Pothina, College Fellow and winner of the College's World Family Doctor Day competition.
Rebecca is in her first year of the General Practice Education Programme. Her choice of profession is no accident.
Taking health check-ups to the farm gate has proved successful for College Fellow Dr Sue Fowlie, from Rakaia Medical Practice in Canterbury.
Dr Sophie Parnham is close to completion of dual training in both Emergency Medicine (Australasian College) and Rural Hospital Medicine (College’s Division of Rural Hospital Medicine).
In July 2020 the College’s Waikato Faculty started piloting a mentorship programme.
Achieving equity in Aotearoa’s health care system is one of the key components in the College’s Statement of Strategic Intent Te Rautaki.
College Fellow, Dr Pauline Horrill is a convenor and teacher of postgraduate primary health care papers at the University.
Alliance health Plus PHO held their annual awards recently, celebrating outstanding achievement in primary care.
When Eruera Medical Centre had their Foundation programme assessment in July, they had no idea they would become the first practice in the country to be accredited against the new and improved Foundation programme.
Update from College Fellow and National Cervical Screening Programme Advisory Group, Dr Emily Cavana.
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