COVID-19 a wake-up call for lifting the game on smoking cessation

21 Oct 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic provides a wake-up call for health workers lift their game and be more active in offering quit smoking support to people they encounter who may smoke tobacco.


Whanganui practice’s decade-long approach to addressing burnout

13 Oct 2021

Dr Jan Shapcott spoke recently at GP21: the conference for general practice about modern slavery. Her key message was that it’s here in New Zealand.


More GPs the best medicine for all of us

12 Oct 2021

Research from a Journal of the American Medical Association internal medicine study out of the United States shows that increasing primary care physicians - general practitioners or GPs in New Zealand - by 10 per 100,000 people will increase life exp


Gender diversity in general practice

11 Oct 2021

Transgender, non-binary, and gender diverse are just some of the terms used to describe people whose gender doesn’t align with the sex they were assigned at birth.

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