An update on potential SARS-CoV-2 vaccines

17 Sep 2020

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

Not just ‘any cure’ will vaccinate against COVID-19

8 Jul 2020

COVID-19 has reminded us all of the fragility of modern medicine.

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An update on potential SARS-CoV-2 vaccines

17 Sep 2020

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

Not just ‘any cure’ will vaccinate against COVID-19

8 Jul 2020

COVID-19 has reminded us all of the fragility of modern medicine.

Bubble Trouble – and the Aftermath

4 Jun 2020

Many may have enjoyed the peace and quiet in life that came with Alert Level 4 lockdown but many experienced the opposite.

Asymptomatic spread of COVID-19

7 May 2020

Opinion piece by Dr Anja Werno about asymptomatic spread of COVID-19

COVID-19 and child health

30 Apr 2020

Opinion piece by pediatrician Dr Richard Wills about child health and COVID-19 in New Zealand.

COVID-19: Early diagnosis

29 Apr 2020

Opinion piece by infectious disease consultant, Dr Nigel Raymond about Early diagnosis of new symptomatic COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) cases.

A primer on potential SARS-CoV-2 vaccines

24 Apr 2020

Opinion piece By Dr Mark Thomas about potential SARS-CoV-2 vaccines.

COVID19: Modelling

14 Apr 2020

Opinion piece By Dr Mark Thomas about controlling the course of the New Zealand COVID-19 epidemic.

COVID-19: Flu vaccinations and equity

10 Apr 2020

Opinion piece Dr Maia Melbourne-Wilcox and Dr Sue Crengle about Flu vaccinations and taking an active step towards health equity.

COVID-19 and inhaled corticosteroids

9 Apr 2020

Opinion piece by Richard Beasley about whether inhaled corticosteroids should be continued during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 and corticosteroids

9 Apr 2020

Opinion piece by Bob Hancox about using corticosteroids during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 and diabetes

3 Apr 2020

Opinion piece by Professor Jeremy Krebs about the risk of COVID-19 to diabetes patients.

Symptoms and transmission of COVID-19

3 Apr 2020

Opinion piece by Dr Steve Ritchie, Infectious Disease Expert about the symptoms and transmission of COVID-19.

COVID-19 and rheumatology patients

26 Mar 2020

Opinion piece by Professor Andrew Harrison about treating rheumatology patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Member

Dr Suhasini Pothina: Spiderman’s doctor

Meet Dr Pothina, College Fellow and winner of the College's World Family Doctor Day competition.

A legacy forged by the gift of a piglet

Rebecca is in her first year of the General Practice Education Programme. Her choice of profession is no accident.

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Rural

Rakaia GP takes consults to the farm gate

Taking health check-ups to the farm gate has proved successful for College Fellow Dr Sue Fowlie, from Rakaia Medical Practice in Canterbury.

Meet Dr Sophie Parnham

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).

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College

Waikato Faculty pilots GP mentoring programme

In July 2020 the College’s Waikato Faculty started piloting a mentorship programme.

Māori Health Days

Achieving equity in Aotearoa’s health care system is one of the key components in the College’s Statement of Strategic Intent Te Rautaki.

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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

Eurera Medical Centre the first practice to achieve new Foundation programme

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.

COVID-19 and the impact on the cervixes of Aotearoa

Update from College Fellow and National Cervical Screening Programme Advisory Group, Dr Emily Cavana.

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