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.
Meet Dr Andrew Morgan, the new Chair of the Division or Rural Hospital Medicine.
Over the past year, the West Coast District Health Board (WCDHB) has taken several steps towards implementing a Rural Generalist (RG) model.
Sally Peet has worked as a Rural Generalist for the West Coast DHB since January 2020,
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
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.
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!
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.
The College is joining other health organisations and colleges to show the public of Aotearoa New Zealand we support vaccination against COVID-19.
Congratulations to Dr Rachel Mackie (Ngātiwai), who is the College’s new Board Apprentice
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
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.
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 COVID-19 pandemic provides a wake-up call for health workers lift their game and be more active in offering quit smoking support to people they encounter who may smoke tobacco.
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.
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