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

We need you

This August we will be launching our 2020 Workforce Survey and we’re inviting all College members to take part.

Dr Nina Bevin is the College’s new Board Apprentice

Dr Nina Bevin (Waikato-Tainui) is the College’s new Board Apprentice. The appointment was announced by College President Dr Samantha Murton at the College’s AGM on 25 July 2020.

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Member

A legacy forged by the gift of a piglet

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

Earlier this year, Auckland’s Tongan Health Society was awarded GP practice of the year at the inaugural Primary Healthcare Awards.

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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

World Hepatitis Day

College Fellow Dr Rachel Shouler caught up with Hepatitis Foundation of New Zealand clinician Dr Alex Lampen-Smith.

HealthPathways community COVID-19 response

We recently talked to Dr Justine Lancaster from HealthPathways about how the organisation supported, and still supports, GPs and primary care workers during COVID-19.

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Equity

Ethics and equity in the time of COVID-19

“We’re all in this together” was the advertising slogan and battle cry of the Government’s COVID-19 response, but was that really the case?

Gold-standard equity module now part of Cornerstone

Improving equity in healthcare is a key commitment of the College’s, which is making progress towards that goal with the recent launch of an equity module as part of Cornerstone.

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