A Christchurch GP’s road to pathways

26 Jan 2022

As a child, Janine Close already had a firm desire to become a doctor.

Two College Fellows receive 2022 New Year Honours

11 Jan 2022

Please join the College in congratulating Distinguished Fellows Dr Clare Healy and Dr Graeme Fenton, who received New Year’s Honours in 2022

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A Christchurch GP’s road to pathways

26 Jan 2022

As a child, Janine Close already had a firm desire to become a doctor.

Two College Fellows receive 2022 New Year Honours

11 Jan 2022

Please join the College in congratulating Distinguished Fellows Dr Clare Healy and Dr Graeme Fenton, who received New Year’s Honours in 2022

Expat GP says Northland offers amazing opportunities for junior doctors

10 Jan 2022

GPEP year 1 registrar Dr Liam Watson is thrilled to have landed in Northland after several years working in a diverse range of New Zealand locations, from Invercargill to Whangarei.

Two deserving GPs awarded WONCA Fellowship

15 Dec 2021

Congratulations to Professor Felicity Goodyear-Smith and Dr Jo Scott-Jones who have been awarded Fellowship of the World Organization of Family Doctors, or WONCA as the organisation is more commonly known as..

TikTok GP star inspires a new generation

25 Nov 2021

Dr Vanisi Prescott, an Auckland GP in her third year of the General Practice Education Programme, says her first foray into TikTok was for a dance video with her 12-year-old daughter.

Doctor by nature

17 Nov 2021

Rural practice? Jeremy Webber was born to it. Raised in the rural reaches of the Manawatū and Whangārei, he was bonded from an early age to the whenua.

Conference for junior doctors aims to build on bonds of shared experience

15 Nov 2021

Ralston D’Souza, a rural registrar at Westend Medical Centre in Rotorua, is one of several junior doctors whose personal experience of residency motivated him to take action to bring his fellow residents closer together.

Dr Bev Lawton – a driving force for women’s health

15 Nov 2021

If you needed to find an advocate for women’s health, there is no need to look further than Distingushed Fellow Dr Bev Lawton.

Winning hearts and minds key to climate change response

5 Nov 2021

A Wellington GP is facing the climate change crisis head-on by embracing the principles of ‘think globally, act locally’ at her Newtown clinic.

The doctor who led the development of general practice as a specialty

29 Oct 2021

Dr Brabazon graduated Otago Medical School in 1951, a time affectionately known as ‘The Vintage Year’ because it was the first time an entire class passed the final exams.

The unexpected patient: Dr Himali McInnes writes a book

29 Oct 2021

Dr Himali McInnes, a GP with over a decade’s experience working in South Auckland, has recently published her first book The Unexpected Patient - true Kiwi stories of life, death and unforgettable clinical cases. Deeply moved by an unforgettable pati

What he learnt at home; he took to the Olympics

23 Sep 2021

2021 is a year for the history books. Another nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, the biggest vaccine rollout New Zealand has ever seen, and amongst all of that, New Zealand’s most successful Olympic games on record. Fellow of the College, Dr Sam Mayhew wa

Five minutes is all it takes to make a difference

23 Aug 2021

An important part of the College’s work is to advocate on behalf of our 5,500 members – bringing to light the issues general practitioners and rural hospital doctors are facing in the workforce, and influencing change.

Faculty Focus – Northland

27 Jul 2021

The Northland Faculty value the importance of Collegiality.

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Rural

Celebrating rural resilience

Rural hospitals, and the teams who run them, are as crucial to local communities as the school, yet their contributions go largely unsung.

Doctor by nature

Rural practice? Jeremy Webber was born to it. Raised in the rural reaches of the Manawatū and Whangārei, he was bonded from an early age to the whenua.

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College

Our College Christmas hours

The College office is closed for the Christmas break from 12noon on Friday, 24 December 2021 and will reopen on Wednesday, 5 January 2022 at 8am.

Show the public of Aotearoa your support of the COVID-19 vaccination

The College is joining other health organisations and colleges to show the public of Aotearoa New Zealand we support vaccination against COVID-19.

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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

The Gender Justice Collective

The Gender Justice Collective (GJC) is an independent, intersectional, non-profit network of around 20 individuals and organisations, whose vision is for Aotearoa to lead the world in gender equity.

Delayed bowel cancer diagnosis for woman who later died

Mrs B died in 2018 of complications from her carcinoma of the bowel which was first identified during a digital examination in the same year

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Equity

Show the public of Aotearoa your support of the COVID-19 vaccination

The College is joining other health organisations and colleges to show the public of Aotearoa New Zealand we support vaccination against COVID-19.

Dr Rachel Mackie is our new Board Apprentice

Congratulations to Dr Rachel Mackie (Ngātiwai), who is the College’s new Board Apprentice

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