Real world focus for postgrad primary health care curriculum

28 Nov 2019

College Fellow, Dr Pauline Horrill is a convenor and teacher of postgraduate primary health care papers at the University.

Auckland PHO celebrates primary care

30 Oct 2019

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

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Real world focus for postgrad primary health care curriculum

28 Nov 2019

College Fellow, Dr Pauline Horrill is a convenor and teacher of postgraduate primary health care papers at the University.

Tips to grow the business side of a practice

30 Oct 2019

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

Auckland PHO celebrates primary care

30 Oct 2019

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

Earthquake and tsunami evacuation drill

14 Oct 2019

ShakeOut is coming up. While it might not be realistic for staff and patients to physically participate in ShakeOut while at the practice, it’s a timely reminder to think about disaster preparedness

Cyber Smart week

14 Oct 2019

It’s Cyber Smart Week, a timely reminder to think, ‘is our practice prepared against cyber-attacks?’

Mental Health Awareness Week

27 Sep 2019

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW).

Editorial: World Contraception Day

26 Sep 2019

While contraceptive options and access have expanded for women globally during the past few decades, not all New Zealand women are reaping the benefits of what medicine has to offer.

Steps for buying or selling a practice

19 Aug 2019

If you’re thinking of buying or selling a Practice, there is an easily identifiable 10-step process you can follow to ensure a smooth outcome.

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Member

GPs are on the frontline of climate change

As our newsfeeds are filled with the Australian bushfires, Dr GP Robin Barraclough is taken back to the first time the impact of climate change really hit him.

Australian bushfire tragedy

Information on how GPs can help with the tragic Australian bushfires.

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Rural

Rakaia GP takes consults to the farm gate

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

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).

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College

Trainee GPs put to the test

Last week 218 of our GP registrars sat for their clinical examinations.

College commits to climate change

The College has made a commitment to Climate Change by signing OraTaiao’s Health Professionals Joint Call for Action on Climate Change and Health.

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Clinical

LIUS funding big win for NZ women

The College has welcomed PHARMAC’s decision to fund contraceptive devices Mirena and Jaydess, benefitting around 21,000 New Zealand Women.

Patients with dementia and their experience with GPs

Alzheimers New Zealand commissioned research to understand the experiences of people living with dementia.

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Equity

In memory of Papa'ali'itele Dr Semisi Ma’ia’i

Renowned Sāmoan GP and lexicographer, Papa'ali'itele Dr Semisi Ma'ia'i passed away on Friday 8 November 2019.

Patient Safety Week - new learning modules

This year's Patient Safety Week (3 - 9 November) is about understanding bias in health care.

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