Opinion piece by Dr Fran Priddy.
How should we interpret the reported increased transmissibility of variants of the virus that causes COVID-19?
Dr Mark Thomas has created a video showing how SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, enters human respiratory cells.
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.
Dr Heather Burling became a GP because she and husband Richard wanted to have a family and a good work life balance.
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.
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.
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.
More support and advice for new Fellows has been made available as part of the mentorship scheme Ka Hono, masterminded by the Waikato/Bay of Plenty Faculty.
The curriculum of the General Practice Education Programme (GPEP) hasn’t been reviewed since 2014 so that review is what the College is doing now.
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.
No doctor wants to receive a complaint from the Health and Disability Commissioner (HDC) or worse, an adverse decision
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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