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.

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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.

From the big city to the West Coast

14 Jun 2021

Sally Peet has worked as a Rural Generalist for the West Coast DHB since January 2020,

Award-winner recognised for breaking down barriers in rural medicine

27 May 2021

If anyone ever embodied the lyrics to the old song ‘Tain’t what you do, it’s the way that you do it’, it’s the 2021 James Reid Award winner and Division Fellow, Dr Marc Gutenstein

Dr Grahame Jelley wins Peter Snow Memorial Award

25 May 2021

College Fellow and Kerikeri GP, Dr Grahame Jelley, was awarded the Peter Snow Memorial Award at the National Rural Health Conference at Wairakei Resort in Taupō last month.

The Happy Tramper

18 May 2021

Rural Hospital Medicine registrar Dr Claire Richardson fancied seeing a bit of the country before beginning her training and walked the Te Araroa Trail, which is more than 3,000km from Cape Reinga down to Bluff!

New GP service operating out of Hāwera Hospital

26 Feb 2021

Taranaki DHB is hoping a new general practice operating out of Hāwera Hospital will help meet the primary healthcare needs of the South Taranaki community.

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College

Faculty celebrates its new Fellows

With the College Fellowship and Awards Ceremony cancelled due to COVID-19, the Waikato and Bay of Plenty Faculty took matters into their own hands to celebrate 12 new Fellows from the region.

Hawke's Bay Faculty annual meeting

The Hawkes Bay Faculty held its annual meeting and dinner at Black Barn vineyard on Wednesday 21 October 2020.

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Member

What he learnt at home; he took to the Olympics

2021 is a year for the history books. Another nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, the biggest vaccine rollout New Zealand has ever seen, and amongst all of that, New Zealand’s most successful Olympic games on record. Fellow of the College, Dr Sam Mayhew wa

Five minutes is all it takes to make a difference

An important part of the College’s work is to advocate on behalf of our 5,500 members – bringing to light the issues general practitioners and rural hospital doctors are facing in the workforce, and influencing change.

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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

Whanganui practice’s decade-long approach to addressing burnout

Dr Jan Shapcott spoke recently at GP21: the conference for general practice about modern slavery. Her key message was that it’s here in New Zealand.

More GPs the best medicine for all of us

Research from a Journal of the American Medical Association internal medicine study out of the United States shows that increasing primary care physicians - general practitioners or GPs in New Zealand - by 10 per 100,000 people will increase life exp

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Equity

Show the public of Aotearoa your support of the COVID-19 vaccination

The College is joining other health organisations and colleges to show the public of Aotearoa New Zealand we support vaccination against COVID-19.

Dr Rachel Mackie is our new Board Apprentice

Congratulations to Dr Rachel Mackie (Ngātiwai), who is the College’s new Board Apprentice

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