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24 Sep 2021

GPs serving their communities and supporting Pasifika families affected by Delta

The current COVID-19 Delta outbreak has hit the Pacific community hard with about half of all cases being Pasifika people.

23 Sep 2021

Lack of primary care representation on Health NZ Board not acceptable, says GP Col

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners welcomes the appointment of Distinguished College Fellow Professor Sue Crengle onto the Māori Health Authority Board.

6 Sep 2021

College of GPs comes out against Ivermectin for COVID-19 treatment

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is urging the public to be smart about misinformation highlighting untested and unapproved treatments of COVID-19, such as Ivermectin.

1 Sep 2021

Whangarei general practice first to receive College of GPs quality accreditation

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners congratulates Whangarei’s Rust Ave Medical Centre for being the first practice to receive accreditation for completing the College’s new Cornerstone quality programme.

30 Aug 2021

GPs heartened by team of five million’s record vaccination numbers

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners says the number of people vaccinated over the past week shows how committed the country is to fighting COVID-19.

30 Aug 2021

College of GPs award funding for important rural hospital research

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has awarded $11,410 to research that benefits general practice. The funding is awarded three times a year by the Research and Education Committee (REC).

23 Aug 2021

College calls for priority vaccines for Māori and Pasifika

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners supports the call from Te Rōpū Whakakaupapa Urutā, the National Māori Pandemic Group, that unvaccinated Māori and Pasifika must be prioritised to receive their first COVID-19 vaccination.

20 Aug 2021

GPs here to help throughout the latest COVID outbreak

As requests for vaccinations increase, and queues at testing centres grow, The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners would like to remind the public about how your local GP can help during this period of uncertainty.

18 Aug 2021

How to see your GP during Alert Level 4

As New Zealand begins another stint in Alert Level 4, The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners would like to remind the public that general practice clinics are still open for business, and say, ‘your health is important to us’.

9 Aug 2021

Long serving Taupo GP honored with the College's highest award

Dr Peter Fleischl, a Taupō-based GP, has been awarded College Distinguished Fellowship.

9 Aug 2021

New Lynn GPs commitment to community celebrated with award

Dr Maelen Tagelagi, a general practitioner based in Auckland has been awarded a College Community Service Medal.

9 Aug 2021

YouTube star and Auckland doctor goes viral the good way and picks up GP College a

Dr Sandhya Ramanathan has been awarded a College Community Service Medal.

9 Aug 2021

Five GPs’ outstanding service recognised in College awards

Five GPs from across New Zealand have been awarded the President’s Service Medal for their outstanding contributions.

9 Aug 2021

Outstanding GPs recognised at College award ceremony

A highlight of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners annual conference is the Fellowship and Awards ceremony.

9 Aug 2021

Dunedin GPs recognised for services to their community

Two general practitioners from Dunedin have been awarded College Community Service Medals.

9 Aug 2021

GP awarded top honour for enduring service to Balclutha, and to rural health

Dr Branko Sijnja, a Balclutha based GP, has been awarded College Distinguished Fellowship.

9 Aug 2021

Dr Bryan Betty awarded top honour for contribution to general practice

Dr Bryan Betty has been awarded the College’s top honour of Distinguished Fellowship.

9 Aug 2021

GPs 25-year service to Ōmokoroa recognised with GP College award

Dr Murray Smith, who retired in March 2021, was a general practitioner at the Ōmokoroa Medical Centre for 25 years.

9 Aug 2021

Well-known GP recognised for his dedication to the Swanson community

For over 30 years, general practitioner Dr Mike Jenkin has been serving the Swanson community.

9 Aug 2021

Tarawera GP celebrated for commitment to community with GP College award

Dr Rachel Shouler has been awarded a College Community Service Medal.

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