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28 Jan 2022

Māori and Pasifika hardest hit by Delta but what will we do differently with Omicr

Health inequities are not new and have sadly played out again throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

26 Jan 2022

Red, orange, green - your GP is always here for you

With all of New Zealand now under the red traffic light setting and recognising that we already have a stretched workforce, the College would like to remind the public that general practice clinics are still open.

22 Dec 2021

Our College Christmas hours

The College office is closed for the Christmas break from 1pm on Friday, 24 December 2021 and will reopen on Wednesday, 5 January 2022 at 8am.

6 Dec 2021

GPs receive international recognition for contribution to general practice

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners congratulates Professor Felicity Goodyear-Smith and Dr Jo Scott-Jones who have been awarded Fellowship of the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA).

30 Nov 2021

College of GPs award funding for research on parental leave

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has awarded $10,000 to research that benefits general practice. The funding is awarded three times a year by the Research and Education Committee (REC).

25 Nov 2021

College of GPs welcomes additional funding, questions what this means for workforc

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners welcomes the investment to increase testing, tracing, and support for managing COVID-19 in the community, but questions what this means for general practitioners working on the frontline and cari

3 Nov 2021

Anger towards GPs over vaccine exemptions unacceptable says GP College

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners welcomes today’s announcement of the establishment of a centralised application process for vaccine exemption certificates.

1 Nov 2021

Speak up and see your GP this Men's Health Month

November is all about tackling the big issues that are affecting men’s health, and The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is encouraging people to speak up and seek help.

28 Oct 2021

Vaccination targets important to increase equitable outcomes

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners supports the call for mandatory vaccinations for those in the health and disability sector as announced this afternoon by COVID-19 Minister Chris Hipkins.

27 Oct 2021

Seven key points you should know about COVID-19

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has been working with epidemiologists, and infectious disease and vaccine experts to cut through the misinformation that is circulating about COVID-19.

20 Oct 2021

Copy of Copy of Excuses will slow down the vaccine rollout says GP College

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is urging people to keep building on the high levels of vaccinations seen during last weekend’s ‘Super Saturday’ vaxathon events to protect themselves and their communities against COVID-19.

20 Oct 2021

Excuses will slow down the vaccine rollout says GP College

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is urging people to keep building on the high levels of vaccinations seen during last weekend’s ‘Super Saturday’ vaxathon events to protect themselves and their communities against COVID-19.

18 Oct 2021

Palmerston North iwi health provider receives GP College quality accreditation

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners congratulates Palmerston North’s Best Care Whakapai Hauora clinic on receiving accreditation for completing the College’s Cornerstone quality programme

11 Oct 2021

Mandatory vaccinations necessary to keep our communities safe say GP College

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners supports the call for mandatory vaccinations for those in the health and disability sector as announced this afternoon by COVID-19 Minister Chris Hipkins.

7 Oct 2021

College of GPs and Pasifika wellbeing hub partner to support Pasifika GPs

Over the past 18 months The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners’ Pasifika GPs have been paramount in the drive to address health inequities associated with COVID-19 in their communities.

6 Oct 2021

Make a date to vaccinate. GPs welcome national call to action on 16 October

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners welcomes the national call to action for all eligible Kiwis to get vaccinated on 16 October’s ‘Super Saturday’ event.

4 Oct 2021

Breast Cancer Awareness Month touch, look, check, and see your GP if something’s n

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is reminding people to take the time to check their breasts, and to see your GP if you have any concerns.

1 Oct 2021

College of GPs defers 2021 clinical exams for GPEP year one registrars

The Board of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has made the decision to defer the clinical exams by three months until late February 2022.

30 Sep 2021

When it comes to COVID-19, GPs advise against taking advice from social media infl

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners’ Medical Director Dr Bryan Betty wouldn’t attempt to advise you on nail art, contouring, or the most popular activewear brand.

29 Sep 2021

College of GPs welcomes announcement of improved maternity health outcomes

Yesterday’s announcement to improve women’s health equity through improved maternity services and ACC legislation amendments for childbirth injuries is welcomed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.

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