Rural hospital doctor and high achiever

22 Oct 2020

Growing up in Tokoroa, Dr Caitlin Whitford knew that rural communities often don’t have the doctors they need and from day one at medical school, she aimed to fill that gap.

Advocating for services out in the sticks

12 Oct 2020

Isolated rural communities are made up of a special kind of people — and that means the doctors that look after them have to be pretty special too.

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Rural hospital doctor and high achiever

22 Oct 2020

Growing up in Tokoroa, Dr Caitlin Whitford knew that rural communities often don’t have the doctors they need and from day one at medical school, she aimed to fill that gap.

Advocating for services out in the sticks

12 Oct 2020

Isolated rural communities are made up of a special kind of people — and that means the doctors that look after them have to be pretty special too.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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College

Balance and flexibility key elements of new CPD programme

A revised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme framework is looking to deliver better outcomes for patients and doctors in a new way.

Waikato Faculty pilots GP mentoring programme

In July 2020 the College’s Waikato Faculty started piloting a mentorship programme.

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Member

Rural hospital doctor and high achiever

Growing up in Tokoroa, Dr Caitlin Whitford knew that rural communities often don’t have the doctors they need and from day one at medical school, she aimed to fill that gap.

Protecting the most vulnerable – Dr Api Talemaitoga

When New Zealand’s COVID-19 pandemic response needed a Pasifika voice, Dr Api Talemaitoga did not hesitate to step up to the task.

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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

New ACC cover guidance for surgical mesh injuries

ACC recently released new cover guidance for pelvic surgical mesh injuries.

Heart Foundation launches new online tool

The Heart Foundation is helping New Zealanders become more proactive about their heart health with its new online risk assessment and management tool

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Equity

Protecting the most vulnerable – Dr Api Talemaitoga

When New Zealand’s COVID-19 pandemic response needed a Pasifika voice, Dr Api Talemaitoga did not hesitate to step up to the task.

Māori Health Days

Achieving equity in Aotearoa’s health care system is one of the key components in the College’s Statement of Strategic Intent Te Rautaki.

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