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.
This August we will be launching our 2020 Workforce Survey and we’re inviting all College members to take part.
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.
Rebecca is in her first year of the General Practice Education Programme. Her choice of profession is no accident.
Earlier this year, Auckland’s Tongan Health Society was awarded GP practice of the year at the inaugural Primary Healthcare Awards.
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.
College Fellow Dr Rachel Shouler caught up with Hepatitis Foundation of New Zealand clinician Dr Alex Lampen-Smith.
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.
“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?
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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