Rural hospital doctor and high achiever

22 Oct 2020

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.

Protecting the most vulnerable – Dr Api Talemaitoga

16 Oct 2020

When New Zealand’s COVID-19 pandemic response needed a Pasifika voice, Dr Api Talemaitoga did not hesitate to step up to the task.

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Rural hospital doctor and high achiever

22 Oct 2020

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.

Protecting the most vulnerable – Dr Api Talemaitoga

16 Oct 2020

When New Zealand’s COVID-19 pandemic response needed a Pasifika voice, Dr Api Talemaitoga did not hesitate to step up to the task.

Dr Suhasini Pothina: Spiderman’s doctor

13 Aug 2020

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

23 Jul 2020

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

Tongan Health Society wins GP practice of the year

12 Jun 2020

Earlier this year, Auckland’s Tongan Health Society was awarded GP practice of the year at the inaugural Primary Healthcare Awards.

Auckland Round the Bays

10 Mar 2020

Auckland Faculty members and their friends and family embarked on the Round the Bays Fun Run/Walk for 2020.

Wellington Faculty members attend a cultural competency event

10 Mar 2020

The Wellington Faculty takes a trip to Kāpiti Island.

The changing face of general practice

30 Jan 2020

Having worked in general practice for over 30 years, College Fellow Dr Alastair Fraser recently reflected on his time working within primary healthcare

Meet Dr Chris Boberg

21 Jan 2020

Sitting in a laboratory late one night working on his biochemistry research, Dr Chris Boberg looked around at the test tubes on his bench and realised his real passion was for working with people.

GPs are on the frontline of climate change

14 Jan 2020

As our newsfeeds are with images of the Australian bushfires, Dr Robin Barraclough is taken back to the first time the impact of climate change really hit him.

Australian bushfire tragedy

10 Jan 2020

Information on how GPs can help with the tragic Australian bushfires.

An advocate for climate change action

17 Dec 2019

Meet College Fellow Dr Dermot Coffey, an executive member of OraTaiao, the NZ Climate and Health Council.

The GPEP family

12 Dec 2019

Husband and wife Musab Hassan and Natasha Ismail got more than they bargained for when Musab entered the GPEP programme in 2014.

A moment in TIME is helping to change the future

26 Nov 2019

An article in TIME magazine 13 years ago changed the course of Dr Rebecca Randerson's life , seeing her become one of the founding executive members of OraTaiao, the NZ Climate and Health Council for health professionals.

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Rural

Rural hospital doctor and high achiever

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.

Advocating for services out in the sticks

Isolated rural communities are made up of a special kind of people — and that means the doctors that look after them have to be pretty special too.

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College

Balance and flexibility key elements of new CPD programme

A revised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme framework is looking to deliver better outcomes for patients and doctors in a new way.

Waikato Faculty pilots GP mentoring programme

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

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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

New ACC cover guidance for surgical mesh injuries

ACC recently released new cover guidance for pelvic surgical mesh injuries.

Heart Foundation launches new online tool

The Heart Foundation is helping New Zealanders become more proactive about their heart health with its new online risk assessment and management tool

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Equity

Protecting the most vulnerable – Dr Api Talemaitoga

When New Zealand’s COVID-19 pandemic response needed a Pasifika voice, Dr Api Talemaitoga did not hesitate to step up to the task.

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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