Dr Geraldine Wilson; the College’s new Board Apprentice

29 Sep 2022

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.

Professor Sue Crengle - GP and a public health physician

21 Sep 2022

Professor Sue Crengle has always been motivated to work as a GP and a public health physician so she can help eliminate inequities for Māori within our public health system.

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Dr Geraldine Wilson; the College’s new Board Apprentice

29 Sep 2022

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.

Professor Sue Crengle - GP and a public health physician

21 Sep 2022

Professor Sue Crengle has always been motivated to work as a GP and a public health physician so she can help eliminate inequities for Māori within our public health system.

Rural hospital doctor makes ‘’Behind the Mask” documentary

22 Aug 2022

A new documentary about the experiences of healthcare workers around the world responding to the COVID-19 pandemic affirms Aotearoa New Zealand’s national response, says filmmaker and rural hospital doctor, Dr Paul Trotman.

Wellington GP helps fundraise for friend's cancer drugs

8 Jun 2022

On Thursday evening, when his lungs are burning and his thighs feel like giving way, Dr Peter Meffan will be more determined than ever.

Everyone has a role in ensuring equitable health outcomes for Māori’

26 May 2022

Dr Maia Melbourne-Wilcox (Tūhoe) has recently been appointed to the role of Pou Whirinaki – a position that provides leadership, support, and Hauora Māori perspectives to the College. We had a chat with Maia to learn more about her background as a cl

How brick laying set the foundation for a career in medicine

26 May 2022

From a young age, Dr Tiwnini Hemi understood the meaning of hard work. Every weekend, school holidays, and most evenings, he and his four brothers built houses with their father, who was a brick layer by trade.

Dr Ian Milne 1947 – 2022, an obituary

26 Apr 2022

Much-loved Petone GP Dr Ian Milne passed away suddenly last month aged 74.

New direction for Northland GP Dr Aniva Lawrence

1 Apr 2022

For Dr Aniva Lawrence, supporting her community isn’t just about caring for patients, it’s also about inspiring the next generation of health professionals.

Meet Dr Peter Moodie

24 Mar 2022

What sort of mask to wear and the future of the red and green streams – these are the type of questions Peter Moodie has been answering since returning to work part-time to help respond to the pandemic.

Obituary: Dr Neil Algar QSO

14 Mar 2022

Dr Neil Algar graduated from University of Otago’s medical school in 1953, after having received a BSc majoring in Chemistry from Victoria University of Wellington, which qualified him for acceptance into Otago University Medical School.

Support and understanding, for all colours of the rainbow

1 Feb 2022

As a busy GP, an avid cyclist and mum to two small boys, Dr Kim Hurst has a lot on her plate. And as a member of the rainbow community since her 20’s, she’s also a big advocate for open conversations and leaving assumptions at the door.

Two College Fellows receive 2022 New Year Honours

11 Jan 2022

Please join the College in congratulating Distinguished Fellows Dr Clare Healy and Dr Graeme Fenton, who received New Year’s Honours in 2022

Expat GP says Northland offers amazing opportunities for junior doctors

10 Jan 2022

GPEP year 1 registrar Dr Liam Watson is thrilled to have landed in Northland after several years working in a diverse range of New Zealand locations, from Invercargill to Whangarei.

Two deserving GPs awarded WONCA Fellowship

15 Dec 2021

Congratulations to Professor Felicity Goodyear-Smith and Dr Jo Scott-Jones who have been awarded Fellowship of the World Organization of Family Doctors, or WONCA as the organisation is more commonly known as..

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Rural

Peter Snow Memorial Award

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

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.

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College

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.

Te Whanake – your refreshed CPD programme is coming soon

On Monday 10 October 2022, the College is launching a refreshed CPD programme called Te Whanake.

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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

Palliative care in New Zealand is critically ill

In our roles as a palliative care specialist and a general practitioner, we walk alongside people who are dying, and are privileged to care for them and their whānau.

Using an HPV test for primary cervical screening from July 2023

From July 2023, the primary test for cervical screening will be a test for human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes over 95 percent of cervical cancers.

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Equity

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

Achieving Equity – working towards better outcomes for Māori patients

Pegasus Health clinical facilitators and pharmacists Aynsley Macleod and Loren Vincent presented The Equity Challenge during GP22: the Conference for General Practice, and challenged attendees to ask what steps they could take toward embedding equita

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