The College is there throughout a general practitioner’s career from initial interest, to Fellowship, teaching and even owning a practice. The introduction of the Division of Rural Hospital Medicine (DRHM), Kapa Kaiaka and the evolution of Aiming for Excellence in recent years are examples of how the College has listened and acted on the changing landscape of health care.
The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is a professional body and postgraduate educational institute that sets standards for general practice, providing research, assessment,
ongoing education, advocacy and support for general practitioners and general practice.
To demonstrate the enduring value offered by general practice and general practitioners in a rapidly changing environment by leading and supporting members and general practice to ensure high-quality, equitable care is offered to all patients.
The College seeks to have:
- a healthy sustainable general practitioner workforce;
- healthier New Zealanders through high quality general practice care; and
- a strong College supporting vibrant general practice.