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.
Opinion piece by infectious disease consultant, Dr Nigel Raymond.
Earlier this year, Auckland’s Tongan Health Society was awarded GP practice of the year at the inaugural Primary Healthcare Awards.
The Wellington Faculty takes a trip to Kāpiti Island.
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).
The College has called the final report of The Health and Disability System Review ‘progressive and promising.'
Dr Peter Fleischl will hand over the College’s Censor in Chief role to Dr Kerryn Lum on Wednesday, 1 July having completed six years (two terms) in the role. He took time out from his busy Taupō practice to chat to GP Pulse about the job he’s done.
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.
College Fellow Dr Chris Boberg is back for his second feature, but this time, we get an inside look into his representative work with the Melanoma Network of New Zealand (MelNetNZ) and the Ministry of Health’s Melanoma Standards Working Group.
The recent Health and Disability System Review report acknowledged examples of innovation in service delivery, many being developed locally between pharmacies and general practice.
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