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3 Aug 2022

Funding for research that benefits general practice

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners supports research and education that benefits general practice, rural general practice, and rural hospital medicine, and is welcoming applications for the fina funding round of 2022.

29 Jul 2022

College of GPs urges patients to get the right advice before starting COVID-19 ant

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is encouraging patients to get the right advice before starting a course of COVID-19 antiviral medications.

28 Jul 2022

Bay of Plenty GPs dedication to profession recognised with College award

A general practitioner with over 20 years' experience has been awarded a Community Service Medal at GP22: the Conference for General Practice.

25 Jul 2022

GPs strong community spirit recognised with College of GPs award

Specialist general practitioner Dr Jessica Sterenborg has been awarded a Community Service Medal.

25 Jul 2022

GP and Māori health advocate’s service to community recognised with top College ho

A specialist general practitioner who has worked her entire career with Māori in Hawkes Bay has been awarded Distinguished Fellowship of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.

25 Jul 2022

Distinguished Fellowship for Wellington GP who shows no signs of slowing down

In a recent interview with NZ Doctor, Dr Peter Moodie described himself as “fit, and in my 70s.”

25 Jul 2022

Long-serving contribution to Christchurch community sees GP receive top College ho

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has awarded Christchurch-based GP Dr Lauren McGifford the top honour of Distinguished Fellowship at GP22: the Conference for General Practice.

25 Jul 2022

GP, Health Navigator founder receives top honour

Dr Janine Bycroft has been awarded Distinguished Fellowship.

25 Jul 2022

Māori researchers passionate about rural medicine awarded Honorary Fellowship

Two respected Māori researchers have been awarded Honorary Fellowship of The Division of Rural Hospital Medicine.

25 Jul 2022

Rural GP recognised with Community Service Medal from College of GPs

Long-serving South Canterbury GP Dr Gayle O’Duffy, has been awarded a Community Service Medal.

25 Jul 2022

Taupō doctor awarded top GP College honour

Taupō-based rural medicine hospital specialist Dr Jeremy Webber has been awarded Division Distinguished Fellowship .

25 Jul 2022

Two Wellington GPs recognised for decades of community service

Wellington-based GPs Dr David Werry and Dr Chris Fawcett have been awarded Community Service Medals.

25 Jul 2022

Dedicated Māori health advocate recognised with College of GPs award

Dr Matire Harwood (Ngā Puhi) has been awarded a Community Service Medal.

25 Jul 2022

Deserving GPs awarded for contribution to College and general practice workforce

Five general practitioners from across the country have been awarded a President’s Service Medal by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.

25 Jul 2022

GP passionate about youth health recognised with highest College award

Dr Sean Hanna, a Wellington-based GP has been awarded Distinguished Fellowship.

22 Jul 2022

Dr Ashley Bloomfield recognised with Honorary Fellowship of GP College

Outgoing Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield has been awarded Honorary Fellowship of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.

21 Jul 2022

GPs to descend on Christchurch for College’s annual conference

This weekend (Friday 22 – Sunday 24 July) more than 500 general practitioners and rural hospital doctors will arrive in Christchurch to attend GP22: the Conference for General Practice.

14 Jul 2022

College of GPs cautious about open access to COVID-19 medication, Paxlovid

The Government’s announcement today increasing availability of the COVID-19 antiviral medication, Paxlovid, is both positive and concerning for the country’s largest membership body of GPs.

28 Jun 2022

Coroner's reports now paid for GPs in private practice

From 1 July 2022, medical reports requested under section 40 of the Coroners Act 2006 will be paid for GPs working in private practice.

17 Jun 2022

GPs committed to their communities despite workforce shortage

General practitioners are expecting to see more winter illnesses with higher severity this year due to the reopening of the borders. However, they want to reassure their communities that they are still always here to care.

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