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.

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.

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.

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

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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Member

Wellington Faculty members attend a cultural competency event

The Wellington Faculty takes a trip to Kāpiti Island.

Auckland Round the Bays

Auckland Faculty members and their friends and family embarked on the Round the Bays Fun Run/Walk for 2020.

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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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