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
Much-loved Petone GP Dr Ian Milne passed away suddenly last month aged 74.
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.
A Wellington GP is facing the climate change crisis head-on by embracing the principles of ‘think globally, act locally’ at her Newtown clinic.
Dr Himali McInnes, a GP with over a decade’s experience working in South Auckland, has recently published her first book The Unexpected Patient - true Kiwi stories of life, death and unforgettable clinical cases. Deeply moved by an unforgettable pati
Dr Brabazon graduated Otago Medical School in 1951, a time affectionately known as ‘The Vintage Year’ because it was the first time an entire class passed the final exams.
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.
The Northland Faculty value the importance of Collegiality.
The College would like the congratulate members Distinguished Fellow Dr Janet Frater and Dual Fellow Dr Derek Gibbons on their Queen's Birthday Honours.
Congratulations are in order for our College President Dr Samantha Murton, who has been appointed as a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honour. Dr Murton was recognised for her services to medical education
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
It may be the one of the most beautiful areas of Aotearoa (if not the world), but the Nelson/Marlborough Faculty is suffering the same GP recruitment issues as the rest of the country.
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!
The College is pleased to announce Dr Daniel McIntosh has been appointed to the College Board after a contested election process
Rural hospitals, and the teams who run them, are as crucial to local communities as the school, yet their contributions go largely unsung.
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.
Although the Minister of Health Hon Andrew Little had his travel plans to conference skuppered by some outrageously strong Wellington winds, his messages during the opening address were clear; we are in the midst of a period of extraordinary pressure
The pitch for the new health reforms is that they will be less postcode lottery and more community focused. On paper, this sounds ideal, but as the panel of Dr Kyle Eggleton, Associate Professor Tristram Ingham, Dr Fiona Bolden and Dr Monica Liva dis
It’s Cyber Smart Week, a timely reminder to think, ‘is our practice prepared against cyber-attacks?’
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
The lawyers for the Medical Protection Society (MPS) have recently sought clarification of the term ‘examination’ as it applies to filing death certificates and cremation papers
As of July 2022, two people have been been diagnosed with monkeypox in New Zealand.
Dr Api Talemaitoga is a self-confessed workaholic. “A lot of what nurtures and sustains me comes from our work,” he said during the Wellbeing and Burnout Panel at GP22: the Conference for General Practice.
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