COVID-19: Flu vaccinations and equity

10 Apr 2020

Opinion piece Dr Maia Melbourne-Wilcox and Dr Sue Crengle about Flu vaccinations and taking an active step towards health equity.

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

12 Nov 2019

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

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A journey in Māori health

28 Jun 2019

We caught up with Dr Tony Ruakere MNZM ahead of Sir Māui Pōmare Day to hear his thoughts.

A vision of Māori equity for 2040

22 May 2019

Dr Rāwiri Jansen’s journey to being awarded the Maarire Goodall award honouring his long service and commitment to Māori health has been an interesting one.

Landmark Pacific health research partnership

16 Apr 2019

Renowned research centre partners with Porirua health clinic to research Pacific health and genes.

Waitangi Tribunal looks at Māori health outcomes

26 Oct 2018

Several College Fellows presented claims to the Waitangi Tribunal Health Services and Outcomes inquiry.

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Member

Auckland Round the Bays

Auckland Faculty members and their friends and family embarked on the Round the Bays Fun Run/Walk for 2020.

The changing face of general practice

Having worked in general practice for over 30 years, College Fellow Dr Alastair Fraser recently reflected on his time working within primary healthcare

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Rural

Meet Matilda Hamilton

When we caught up with Matilda one Friday afternoon, she’d just finished caring for an elderly patient at Dunstan Hospital in Clyde.

Rural hospital medicine an “adventure” for Dr Marc Gutenstein

For rural hospital doctor (RHD) and Fellow Marc Gutenstein, rural medicine has always been an adventure.

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College

A ‘golden opportunity’ to work together

The College hosted health leaders and journalists on Wednesday evening, creating the opportunity for key influencers to build connections and strengthen relationships in a relaxed, friendly environment.

Transitioning to the new Quality framework

College CEO Lynne Hayman has been on the road during January and February meeting with Primary Health Organisations to talk about the College’s new Foundation and Cornerstone programmes.

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Sector

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.

Earthquake and tsunami evacuation drill

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

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Clinical

Leadership in the field

College Fellow Dr Emily Cavana has been part of the National Cervical Screening Programme (NCSP) Advisory Group for the past seven years providing advice and a GP perspective on the programme’s screening processes and implementation

PHARMAC subsidises REVLIMID® (lenalidomide)

New Zealanders living with the incurable blood cancer, multiple myeloma, can now access a new treatment option following the decision by PHARMAC to subsidise REVLIMID® (lenalidomide) for maintenance treatment from Wednesday April 1, 2020.

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