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 Bob Hancox about using corticosteroids during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Opinion piece by Richard Beasley about whether inhaled corticosteroids should be continued during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Opinion piece by Professor Jeremy Krebs about the risk of COVID-19 to diabetes patients.
College Fellow Dr Glenn Colquhoun is passionate about making connections with the young people he cares for, so much so his latest collection of poetry is dedicated to them.
Dr Graham McGeoch seems to have achieved an awful lot for someone who describes himself as ‘not a completer or finisher’.
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.
Growing up in Tokoroa, Dr Caitlin Whitford knew that rural communities often don’t have the doctors they need and from day one at medical school, she aimed to fill that gap.
With the College Fellowship and Awards Ceremony cancelled due to COVID-19, the Waikato and Bay of Plenty Faculty took matters into their own hands to celebrate 12 new Fellows from the region.
Protecting the reputation of general practice in New Zealand may sound like a job for a knight on a trusty steed, but College Distinguished Fellow Dr Kerryn Lum is more than capable for the task.
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.
Opinion piece by Dr Louise Bicknell about a genetic diagnosis for a one-in-a-million condition.
The Privacy Act 2020 comes into effect on the 1 December. But what does this mean for GPs and other professionals working in the health sector?
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