Patients provide poetic inspiration

13 Nov 2020

College Fellow Dr Glenn Colquhoun is passionate about making connections with the young people he cares for, so much so his latest collection of poetry is dedicated to them.

Visionary doctor awarded top College honour

30 Oct 2020

Dr Graham McGeoch seems to have achieved an awful lot for someone who describes himself as ‘not a completer or finisher’.

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Patients provide poetic inspiration

13 Nov 2020

College Fellow Dr Glenn Colquhoun is passionate about making connections with the young people he cares for, so much so his latest collection of poetry is dedicated to them.

Visionary doctor awarded top College honour

30 Oct 2020

Dr Graham McGeoch seems to have achieved an awful lot for someone who describes himself as ‘not a completer or finisher’.

Spirit of adventure leads to Distinguished Fellowship

27 Oct 2020

British GP Chris Reid has always had a passion for an adventurous life, so it was almost inevitable that his path would bring him to New Zealand.

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.

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Rural

Rural GP hooked

Caitlin Whitford has quickly become a deft hand at removing a wayward fish hook. The GP's practice even has a trophy wall of ‘Turangi Special' lures and flies extracted from their human casters.

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.

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College

Faculty celebrates its new Fellows

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.

Equity and positive change priority for new Censor-in-Chief

Protecting the reputation of general practice in New Zealand may sound like a job for a knight on a trusty steed, but College Distinguished Fellow Dr Kerryn Lum is more than capable for the task.

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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

Finding a needle in the haystack

Opinion piece by Dr Louise Bicknell about a genetic diagnosis for a one-in-a-million condition.

Get ready for the new Privacy Act

The Privacy Act 2020 comes into effect on the 1 December. But what does this mean for GPs and other professionals working in the health sector?

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Equity

Equity and positive change priority for new Censor-in-Chief

Protecting the reputation of general practice in New Zealand may sound like a job for a knight on a trusty steed, but College Distinguished Fellow Dr Kerryn Lum is more than capable for the task.

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.

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