Wellington Faculty members attend a cultural competency event

10 Mar 2020

The Wellington Faculty takes a trip to Kāpiti Island.

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.

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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.

In memory of Papa'ali'itele Dr Semisi Ma’ia’i

12 Nov 2019

Renowned Sāmoan GP and lexicographer, Papa'ali'itele Dr Semisi Ma'ia'i passed away on Friday 8 November 2019.

Campaigner welcomes Mirena announcement

18 Oct 2019

The news that Pharmac has agreed to fully fund the Mirena and Jaydess contraceptives from 1 November 2019 has been welcomed by women and family planning practitioners all over the country.

Meet Dr Professor Toop

24 Sep 2019

Distinguished Fellow, Professor Les Toop from the WONCA2020 organising committee was recently interviewed about general practice in New Zealand and his hopes for the conference

Being a GP is a privilege

30 Jul 2019

Sitting in a GP clinic with tears in her eyes proved to be a seminal moment for Tina Chiang, as a young medical student.

Solo GP signs off after 41 years

15 Jul 2019

Masterton's Dr Aage Terpstra recently retired after 41 years as a GP.

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Rural

Rakaia GP takes consults to the farm gate

Taking health check-ups to the farm gate has proved successful for College Fellow Dr Sue Fowlie, from Rakaia Medical Practice in Canterbury.

Meet Dr Sophie Parnham

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).

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College

A ‘golden opportunity’ to work together

The College hosted health leaders and journalists on Wednesday evening, creating the opportunity for key influencers to build connections and strengthen relationships in a relaxed, friendly environment.

Transitioning to the new Quality framework

College CEO Lynne Hayman has been on the road during January and February meeting with Primary Health Organisations to talk about the College’s new Foundation and Cornerstone programmes.

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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, free service for GPs identifies patient harm events

A new online service that’s free for all GPs can help doctors easily reduce harm from medications for their patients.

COVID-19 Medical Director update: 7 April

Dr Bryan Betty provides up an update on three issues he's been working on recently.

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Equity

COVID-19: Flu vaccinations and equity

Opinion piece Dr Maia Melbourne-Wilcox and Dr Sue Crengle about Flu vaccinations and taking an active step towards health equity.

In memory of Papa'ali'itele Dr Semisi Ma’ia’i

Renowned Sāmoan GP and lexicographer, Papa'ali'itele Dr Semisi Ma'ia'i passed away on Friday 8 November 2019.

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