Peter Snow Memorial Award

14 Jun 2022

Dr Branko Sijnja has been named as the recipient of the Peter Snow Memorial Award for 2022.

The specialist’s specialist: Dr Jared Green new DHRM clinical lead

21 Mar 2022

Dr Jared Green was appointed to the role of clinical lead for the Division of Rural Hospital Medicine (DRHM) in September 2021 and brings to the role a mixed bag of specialties.

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Peter Snow Memorial Award

14 Jun 2022

Dr Branko Sijnja has been named as the recipient of the Peter Snow Memorial Award for 2022.

The specialist’s specialist: Dr Jared Green new DHRM clinical lead

21 Mar 2022

Dr Jared Green was appointed to the role of clinical lead for the Division of Rural Hospital Medicine (DRHM) in September 2021 and brings to the role a mixed bag of specialties.

Celebrating rural resilience

21 Dec 2021

Rural hospitals, and the teams who run them, are as crucial to local communities as the school, yet their contributions go largely unsung.

Doctor by nature

17 Nov 2021

Rural practice? Jeremy Webber was born to it. Raised in the rural reaches of the Manawatū and Whangārei, he was bonded from an early age to the whenua.

Conference for junior doctors aims to build on bonds of shared experience

15 Nov 2021

Ralston D’Souza, a rural registrar at Westend Medical Centre in Rotorua, is one of several junior doctors whose personal experience of residency motivated him to take action to bring his fellow residents closer together.

Introducing Dr Jennifer James – Chair of the Board of Studies

2 Aug 2021

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.

Andrew Morgan: new Chair of the DRHM

21 Jul 2021

Meet Dr Andrew Morgan, the new Chair of the Division or Rural Hospital Medicine.

Extending a Rural Generalism model

14 Jun 2021

Over the past year, the West Coast District Health Board (WCDHB) has taken several steps towards implementing a Rural Generalist (RG) model.

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College

2022 Workforce Survey – why your contribution matters

In the coming weeks you’ll have the opportunity to make your voice heard and have your say about working in New Zealand’s health system.

Member benefits for your learning

Over the last 12 months, the College has introduced two new member benefits aimed at your learning; LinkedIn Learning and McGraw Hill Medical.

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Member

Wellington GP helps fundraise for friend's cancer drugs

On Thursday evening, when his lungs are burning and his thighs feel like giving way, Dr Peter Meffan will be more determined than ever.

How brick laying set the foundation for a career in medicine

From a young age, Dr Tiwnini Hemi understood the meaning of hard work. Every weekend, school holidays, and most evenings, he and his four brothers built houses with their father, who was a brick layer by trade.

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Sector

Auckland PHO celebrates primary care

Alliance health Plus PHO held their annual awards recently, celebrating outstanding achievement in primary care.

Tips to grow the business side of a practice

Running a business is not easy and growing a practice can be daunting. Leicester Gouwland from Findex Financial Services provides some useful tips.

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Clinical

Expansion of flu vaccine funding criteria

Last Friday, around 800,000 more people became eligible for funded flu vaccines.

Ukrainian arrivals and the potential TB risk

The Zealand Government announced the 2022 Ukrainian Special Policy which allows the estimated 1,600 Ukrainian-born citizens and residents in New Zealand to sponsor family who ordinarily reside in the Ukraine.

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Equity

Our vulnerable patients need us to keep doing this important work

Kurow Medical Centre recently completed the Cornerstone Equity Module for the first time.

The moko behind the white face

A lot has changed since Dr Jim Vause (Kai Tahu rāua Kati Mamoe) trained to be a doctor in the 1970s.

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