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Findings from the 2022 International Health Policy Survey of Primary Care Physicians across 10 high-income countries (including New Zealand) show that the challenges GPs and rural hospital doctors are facing.
Health Minister Andrew Little’s announcement today that the Government is putting more money into GP training is a significant step in the right direction towards getting more doctors to specialise in general practice.
It is hard to argue with the importance of palliative care – an attentive, responsive, and integrated approach to individuals who are facing death.
Today The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners Medical Director Dr Bryan Betty spoke to the Health Select Committee on the College’s submission to the Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Smoked Tobacco) Amendment Bill.
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.
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.
A general practitioner with over 20 years' experience has been awarded a Community Service Medal at GP22: the Conference for General Practice.
Long-serving South Canterbury GP Dr Gayle O’Duffy, has been awarded a Community Service Medal.
Two respected Māori researchers have been awarded Honorary Fellowship of The Division of Rural Hospital Medicine.
Dr Janine Bycroft has been awarded Distinguished Fellowship.
Wellington-based GPs Dr David Werry and Dr Chris Fawcett have been awarded Community Service Medals.
In a recent interview with NZ Doctor, Dr Peter Moodie described himself as “fit, and in my 70s.”
Five general practitioners from across the country have been awarded a President’s Service Medal by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.
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.
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.
Dr Sean Hanna, a Wellington-based GP has been awarded Distinguished Fellowship.
Taupō-based rural medicine hospital specialist Dr Jeremy Webber has been awarded Division Distinguished Fellowship .
Specialist general practitioner Dr Jessica Sterenborg has been awarded a Community Service Medal.
Dr Matire Harwood (Ngā Puhi) has been awarded a Community Service Medal.
Outgoing Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield has been awarded Honorary Fellowship of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.