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19 Jan 2021

Three College Fellows receive 2021 New Year Honours

The College is absolutely thrilled to congratulate three Fellows who received New Year Honours for their outstanding contribution to general practice.

13 Jan 2021

Dr Kiriana Bird appointed to College of GP’s Board

Dr Kiriana Bird (Ngāti Tukorehe, Ngāti Porou) has been appointed to the Board of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners for a three-year term.

21 Dec 2020

College of GPs calls PHARMAC’s diabetes decision today a ‘win for equity’

Today’s decision by PHARMAC to fund two new medications for the management of Type 2 diabetes, and to especially make them available for Māori and Pacific patients is a win for equity says The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.

24 Nov 2020

GPs frustrated by PHARMAC’s lack of progress on better meds for Type 2 diabetics

PHARMAC has put the brakes on two new medications that would greatly improve treatment options for Type 2 diabetics, frustrating The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.

19 Nov 2020

Government’s visa rules thwart overseas doctors despite critical rural shortages

New Zealand’s rural communities are facing a healthcare crisis with more than a quarter of all rural practices being short staffed.

30 Oct 2020 College

GP College says cannabis health issues won’t go away with ‘no’ vote

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has today reminded people that the health issues associated with cannabis use won’t go away because today’s preliminary referendum vote was ‘no’.

30 Oct 2020 College

GPs cautious about ‘yes’ vote on End of Life Choice Bill

In 12 months’ time some of New Zealand’s GPs could be enabling their patient to end their life after today’s preliminary ‘yes’ vote in the End of Life Bill referendum.

23 Oct 2020

Medal in memory of slain doctor awarded to young Taumarunui GP

Dr Caitlin Whitford, a rural hospital doctor working in Turangi, has become the first recipient of the Dr Amjad Hamid Medal.

21 Oct 2020

GPs celebrated in College awards

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is today celebrating 12 high-achieving GPs.

20 Oct 2020

Teachers receive Honorary Fellowship

Ms Jill Muirhead of Wanaka and Ms Wendy Finnie of Dunedin have been awarded Honorary Fellowship.

20 Oct 2020

Congratulations to New Zealand’s 191 new GPs

A new batch of general practitioners has just been made, with 191 GPs graduating their speciality training from The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.

20 Oct 2020

Four GPs’ service to their peer group recognised in College awards

Four GPs (from Cambridge, Okaihau, and Auckland) have been recognised outstanding contributions.

20 Oct 2020

Champion of mental health and compassionate care receives GP award

Dr Graeme Kidd of Howick, Auckland has been awarded a Community Service Medal by the College.

20 Oct 2020

Innovative business leader and doctor awarded top honour by GP College

Dr Graham McGeoch of Governors Bay has been awarded Distinguished Fellowship of the College.

20 Oct 2020

Seven new Māori GPs graduate specialist training; we need more

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is today celebrating seven new Māori GPs.

20 Oct 2020

Local doctor receives highest award for New Zealand GPs

Dr Chris Reid of Falmouth has been awarded Distinguished Fellowship of the College.

20 Oct 2020

Unfaltering commitment to primary care nets Honorary GP Fellowship

Ross Lawrenson, Professor of Population Health at the University of Waikato has been awarded Honorary Fellowship.

20 Oct 2020

French doctor uses second language to ace GP exams and win top prize

Dr Elodie Mazoyer, a Christchurch GP, has won the Humphrey Rainey Prize for Excellence.

19 Oct 2020

First GP, now MP – College congratulations new GP members of parliament

The Collge College of General Practitioners is today congratulating Dr Neru Leavasa and Dr Gaurav Sharma.

9 Oct 2020

New research proves GPs continued to deliver high level of care during lockdown

New research published today in The New Zealand Medical Journal shows that during lockdown GPs delivered the same level of care they usually would, just in a different way.

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