Rural hospital doctor puts down roots in Taranaki

22 Nov 2022

Each region of Aotearoa New Zealand has its own unique character and history and that is part of the journey of discovery that registrars go on when they complete placements at practices and hospitals in rural centres. Some spots are so special that

Peter Snow Memorial Award

14 Jun 2022

Dr Branko Sijnja has been named as the recipient of the Peter Snow Memorial Award for 2022.

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Rural hospital doctor puts down roots in Taranaki

22 Nov 2022

Each region of Aotearoa New Zealand has its own unique character and history and that is part of the journey of discovery that registrars go on when they complete placements at practices and hospitals in rural centres. Some spots are so special that

Peter Snow Memorial Award

14 Jun 2022

Dr Branko Sijnja has been named as the recipient of the Peter Snow Memorial Award for 2022.

The specialist’s specialist: Dr Jared Green new DHRM clinical lead

21 Mar 2022

Dr Jared Green was appointed to the role of clinical lead for the Division of Rural Hospital Medicine (DRHM) in September 2021 and brings to the role a mixed bag of specialties.

Celebrating rural resilience

21 Dec 2021

Rural hospitals, and the teams who run them, are as crucial to local communities as the school, yet their contributions go largely unsung.

Doctor by nature

17 Nov 2021

Rural practice? Jeremy Webber was born to it. Raised in the rural reaches of the Manawatū and Whangārei, he was bonded from an early age to the whenua.

Conference for junior doctors aims to build on bonds of shared experience

15 Nov 2021

Ralston D’Souza, a rural registrar at Westend Medical Centre in Rotorua, is one of several junior doctors whose personal experience of residency motivated him to take action to bring his fellow residents closer together.

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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College

The Really Great Russell Conference

The Northland Faculty hosted yet another successful conference at The Duke of Marlborough in Russell, bringing their general practitioners together like no other.

What’s stopping you from applying for research funding through the College?

Over a couple of weeks in ePulse we asked the above question to understand the barriers stopping members from applying for funding through the College’s Research and Education Committee (REC).

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Member

Coming up for air in a ‘new normal’

Dr Bryan Betty feels proud of the way GPs, rural hospital doctors and the rest of the sector, have stepped up throughout the pandemic

Dr Geraldine Wilson; the College’s new Board Apprentice

Congratulations to Dr Geraldine Wilson, the College’s new Board Apprentice. The appointment was announced by President Dr Samantha Murton at the College’s Annual General Meeting in July 2022.

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Sector

Auckland PHO celebrates primary care

Alliance health Plus PHO held their annual awards recently, celebrating outstanding achievement in primary care.

Tips to grow the business side of a practice

Running a business is not easy and growing a practice can be daunting. Leicester Gouwland from Findex Financial Services provides some useful tips.

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Clinical

November is Diabetes Action Month

Running from 1 – 30 November, the theme for Diabetes Action Month 2022 is Diabetes Matters.

Youth vaping reduction campaign

Phase one of a three phase campaign designed to get Aotearoa’s youth reflecting on their vaping has started.

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Equity

Specialise as a GP webinars

Know a doctor interested in specialising as a GP? Share these webinar details with them.

Serious changes needed to achieve transformative change for Pasifika Peoples

Debbie Ryan’s presentation during GP22: the Conference for General Practice was so popular that the walls were lined with people opting to sit on the floor to hear Debbie’s suggestions for change that is so desperately needed by the Pasifika communi

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