Rakaia GP takes consults to the farm gate

27 Nov 2019

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

30 Sep 2019

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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Rakaia GP takes consults to the farm gate

27 Nov 2019

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

30 Sep 2019

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).

Meet Matilda Hamilton

27 Aug 2019

When we caught up with Matilda one Friday afternoon, she’d just finished caring for an elderly patient at Dunstan Hospital in Clyde.

Two doctors with an eye for innovation

9 Jul 2019

For rural hospital doctor (RHD) and Fellow Marc Gutenstein, rural medicine has always been an adventure.

Rural hospital medicine an “adventure” for Dr Marc Gutenstein

9 Jul 2019

For rural hospital doctor (RHD) and Fellow Marc Gutenstein, rural medicine has always been an adventure.

From urban sprawl to rural bliss

19 Jun 2019

The iconic movie Whale Rider provided the inspiration for Dr Valerie August to come and visit Aotearoa, but it was the people of rural Northland that made her want to stay.

A life dedicated to rural medicine

7 Jun 2019

The wildlife may be very different in Zimbabwae to the New Zealand bush, but Dr Grahame Jelley says rural people have the same pragmatic approach to life and sense of community wherever you go.

Gore Medical Centre paves the way to the future

23 May 2019

The Gore Medical Centre is reorganising the way patients who need to see a doctor urgently can receive help.

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College

Trainee GPs put to the test

Last week 218 of our GP registrars sat for their clinical examinations.

College commits to climate change

The College has made a commitment to Climate Change by signing OraTaiao’s Health Professionals Joint Call for Action on Climate Change and Health.

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Member

GPs are on the frontline of climate change

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

Australian bushfire tragedy

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

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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

LIUS funding big win for NZ women

The College has welcomed PHARMAC’s decision to fund contraceptive devices Mirena and Jaydess, benefitting around 21,000 New Zealand Women.

Patients with dementia and their experience with GPs

Alzheimers New Zealand commissioned research to understand the experiences of people living with dementia.

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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.

Patient Safety Week - new learning modules

This year's Patient Safety Week (3 - 9 November) is about understanding bias in health care.

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