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19 Apr 2018

Speaking up against unprofessional behaviours

This editorial focuses on unprofessional behaviour as a potential threat to patient safety.

18 Apr 2018 College

Rural research day videos now available

The Rural General Practitioners' Chapter hosted a rural research day on 5 April 2018. Watch the presentations (which are eligible for CME points).

16 Apr 2018 Sector

Rural WISPs

Read how rural wireless internet service providers (WISPs) can help medical communities.

16 Apr 2018

Dr Claude Preitner: CAA role combines a love of medicine and aviation

With a GP father and a psychiatrist great grandfather, it’s not surprising that Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Senior Medical Officer, Dr Claude Preitner, became a medical practitioner.

12 Apr 2018

Self-care of Canterbury health professionals

Since 2009, Pegasus Health, a primary care network in Canterbury, has had a formal Pastoral Care Programme that offers rehabilitative and educational support to GPs. Expansion of the programme to nurse practitioners (NPs), practice nurses (PNs), and

10 Apr 2018 Rural and EquityMember

Meet Dr Keith Buswell

Dr Keith Buswell is a Te Kuiti GP, and a recent recipient of the Peter Snow Memorial Award.

4 Apr 2018 College

Select Committee presentation on medicinal cannabis

Today College President Dr Tim Malloy and Medical Director Dr Richard Medlicott, accompanied by Chief Executive Helen Morgan-Banda, addressed the Health Select Committee in relation to the College’s submission on the Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannab

3 Apr 2018 Rural and EquityMember

Dr Alex Mcleod- living and playing in NZ's most beautiful locations

Dr Alex Mcleod's work as a rural doctor allows him and his family to live and play in some of New Zealand's most beautiful locations.

27 Mar 2018 Rural and EquityMember

Meet Dr Tom Dawson, Rural Hospital Medicine Specialist

Dr Tom Dawson is a rural bloke working in rural medicine. Read his story

22 Mar 2018 College

College makes submission on Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill

The College has told Parliament that cannabis products must be pharmaceutical-grade products, meeting standard criteria, to be classed as medicines.

21 Mar 2018 Member

140 years of Māori medicine

Te Akoranga a Māui Chair Dr Mel Wi Repa discusses her family's long history with medicine and mana Māori.

20 Mar 2018 Rural and EquityMember

Meet Dr Hannah Lawn, Rural Hospital Medicine Specialist

Born in Hāwera Hospital, Dr Hannah Lawn has found her way back to rural roots

20 Mar 2018 College

Latest GP data

The College is pleased to release the first findings of its 2017 Workforce Survey.

12 Mar 2018

Dr Lynn McBain: data a powerful tool in delivering better health outcomes

Head of the University of Otago Wellington’s Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Associate Professor Lynn McBain, says data can be an incredibly powerful tool for primary care management and quality.

12 Mar 2018 College

Early bird registration now open for Conference for General Practice 2018

GP18 will take place from Friday 27 - Sunday 29 July 2018 at the Aotea Centre, Auckland, with the Quality Symposium and Learning and Education Workshop held as pre-conferences on Thursday 26 July.

6 Mar 2018 College

End of Life Choice Bill

The College does not endorse euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide: response to call for submissions on End of Life Choice Bill

5 Mar 2018

Meet Dr Api Talemaitoga

Meet Api Talemaitoga: GP in Auckland and Christchurch, former physician to the Fijian Prime Minister and College Board member.

19 Feb 2018 College

Exam results released

Registrars of the College have now received their examination results.

3 Jan 2018 College

GPs get good report from patients

The College welcomes a new survey report showing that patients think GP waiting room times are acceptable, and that they are treated with respect and kindness.

22 Dec 2017 College

Here's to another year!

The College is closed from 22 December 2017 to 8 January 2018. Wishing you all a safe and happy holiday season.

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