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
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.
The Northland Faculty value the importance of Collegiality.
The College would like the congratulate members Distinguished Fellow Dr Janet Frater and Dual Fellow Dr Derek Gibbons on their Queen's Birthday Honours.
Congratulations are in order for our College President Dr Samantha Murton, who has been appointed as a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honour. Dr Murton was recognised for her services to medical education
If anyone ever embodied the lyrics to the old song ‘Tain’t what you do, it’s the way that you do it’, it’s the 2021 James Reid Award winner and Division Fellow, Dr Marc Gutenstein
It may be the one of the most beautiful areas of Aotearoa (if not the world), but the Nelson/Marlborough Faculty is suffering the same GP recruitment issues as the rest of the country.
College Fellow and Kerikeri GP, Dr Grahame Jelley, was awarded the Peter Snow Memorial Award at the National Rural Health Conference at Wairakei Resort in Taupō last month.
Rural Hospital Medicine registrar Dr Claire Richardson fancied seeing a bit of the country before beginning her training and walked the Te Araroa Trail, which is more than 3,000km from Cape Reinga down to Bluff!
The College is pleased to announce Dr Daniel McIntosh has been appointed to the College Board after a contested election process
College Fellow Dr Joe Bourne was one of the hundreds of frontline medical workers who responded to the threat of a global pandemic, in his role as incident controller for the Bay of Plenty (BOP) COVID-19 response.
When Dr Pauline Teong started her undergraduate medical training in Singapore in 1995, there was a quota for women but not to ensure there was an equal gender mix, it was to limit the number of women doctors to a maximum of 30 trained a year.
Dr Heather Burling became a GP because she and husband Richard wanted to have a family and a good work life balance.
Building relationships between primary and secondary health care practitioners is a key focus for the Hawkes Bay Faculty – and if that happens in a socially convivial atmosphere then so much the better!
Dr Jenny James is originally from the UK, where she first discovered her love of rural medicine in Wick, a tiny place in the remote far North of Scotland.
Meet Dr Andrew Morgan, the new Chair of the Division or Rural Hospital Medicine.
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.
The Hawkes Bay Faculty held its annual meeting and dinner at Black Barn vineyard on Wednesday 21 October 2020.
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.
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.
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
The College is joining other health organisations and colleges to show the public of Aotearoa New Zealand we support vaccination against COVID-19.
Congratulations to Dr Rachel Mackie (Ngātiwai), who is the College’s new Board Apprentice
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