Taking health check-ups to the farm gate has proved successful for College Fellow Dr Sue Fowlie, from Rakaia Medical Practice in Canterbury.
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).
When we caught up with Matilda one Friday afternoon, she’d just finished caring for an elderly patient at Dunstan Hospital in Clyde.
For rural hospital doctor (RHD) and Fellow Marc Gutenstein, rural medicine has always been an adventure.
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.
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.
The Gore Medical Centre is reorganising the way patients who need to see a doctor urgently can receive help.
Last week 218 of our GP registrars sat for their clinical examinations.
The College has made a commitment to Climate Change by signing OraTaiao’s Health Professionals Joint Call for Action on Climate Change and Health.
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.
Information on how GPs can help with the tragic Australian bushfires.
College Fellow, Dr Pauline Horrill is a convenor and teacher of postgraduate primary health care papers at the University.
Alliance health Plus PHO held their annual awards recently, celebrating outstanding achievement in primary care.
The College has welcomed PHARMAC’s decision to fund contraceptive devices Mirena and Jaydess, benefitting around 21,000 New Zealand Women.
Alzheimers New Zealand commissioned research to understand the experiences of people living with dementia.
Renowned Sāmoan GP and lexicographer, Papa'ali'itele Dr Semisi Ma'ia'i passed away on Friday 8 November 2019.
This year's Patient Safety Week (3 - 9 November) is about understanding bias in health care.
An engaging three-day event you won't want to miss.