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Professor Doug Sellman and co-authors recipients of Award

Saturday, 1 December 2018, 10:25 am | NZMA

Professor Doug Sellman and co-authors recipients of the 2018 New Zealand Medical Association’s Robinson Award More >>

NZMA And Academy NZ Join Forces

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 1:22 pm | NZMA

16 May 2018 – Students will be the winners in Christchurch as leading vocational educator NZMA and Academy NZ are combined at one central site at 365 Madras Street in the city. With an Open Day taking place today from 2.30pm facilities and advice ... More >>

League legend promotes life-changing programme

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 1:30 pm | NZMA

11 April 2018, Hamilton: Rugby league legend Graham Lowe, ONZM, QSM, addressed an audience in Hamilton today on the subject of how his 12 principles are changing the lives of local young people through a course run in partnership with NZMA Waikato. More >>

NZMA opens community campus in Porirua to make a difference

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 9:59 am | NZMA

Porirua will have its own community campus which will officially open in late April 2018. The key kaupapa is to work with, and for the community - involving students in community projects and working alongside the community to support pathways to ... More >>

NZMA disappointed in position on alternative medicines

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 6:25 pm | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association is disappointed that the Pharmacy Council has weakened its stand on selling non-evidence based products. More >>

NZMA joins call for independent health assessment of CPTPP

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 4:28 pm | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) joins with the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) in reiterating its call for an independent health impact assessment of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership ... More >>

Tourism hotspot campus to provide in-demand hospo training

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 2:27 pm | NZMA

With Rotorua continuing to shine as a premier tourist destination in New Zealand, NZMA will open its first campus there this month, to deliver hospitality programmes for the local community. More >>

NZMA calls for action on child poverty

Friday, 24 November 2017, 8:49 am | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) joins today’s calls by the children’s advocacy community for an evidence-based plan to reduce child poverty in New Zealand. More >>

Building Their Future on Solid Foundations

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 11:54 am | NZMA

21 November 2017 – NZMA Construction students are showing they have the right attitude to succeed in their industry, by renovating their own workplace. More >>

NZMA policy on bullying adopted by World Medical Association

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 3:57 pm | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) believes the medical profession must take a leadership role in condemning bullying and harassment, says NZMA Deputy Chair Prof Harvey White. “We are delighted that, at its recent meeting in Chicago, the World ... More >>

Invest in Health & Reap the Benefits

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 9:15 am | NZMA

Health was a big issue during the 2017 Election and as political parties debate future health policies as part of coalition negotiations, the NZMA urges them to invest in the health of New Zealanders. More >>

NZMA welcomes increased funding for GP visits

Monday, 21 August 2017, 7:43 pm | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) welcomes today’s National party announcement of a proposed increase in the number of people eligible for cheaper GP visits. More >>

NZMA incensed by lack of Ministry consultation

Monday, 10 July 2017, 2:11 pm | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) is incensed that the Ministry of Health is failing to consult in a meaningful way with general practice. More >>

Improving health literacy: It's everyone's business

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 9:41 pm | NZMA

Improving health literacy: It's everyone's business The New Zealand Medical Association today releases a policy briefing on Improving Health Literacy that seeks to promote a shared understanding of what health literacy means, why it is important, and what ... More >>

Champion for compassion receives NZMA Chair’s Award

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 1:27 pm | NZMA

Dr Robin Youngson, a New Zealand anaesthetist internationally renowned for his leadership in compassionate healthcare, was last night awarded the New Zealand Medical Association’s Chair’s Award. Dr Youngson is the co-founder of Hearts in Healthcare, which is ... More >>

Violence against healthcare workers condemned

Friday, 2 September 2016, 2:22 pm | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) and the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) support the stand taken by leaders of the world’s physicians and nursing associations, who have condemned the continuing violence against health personnel ... More >>

NZMA welcomes data release; looks forward to next step

Monday, 7 March 2016, 11:54 am | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) welcomes the release of data on unmet need for elective surgery, and looks forward to the Government taking the next steps—analysing the data and developing a transparent, consistent and equitable selection system. More >>

NZMA repeats call for health analysis of TPPA

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 3:30 pm | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) is repeating its call for an independent Health Impact Assessment of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement (TPPA). More >>

Independent health assessment still needed on TPPA

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 5:08 pm | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association Chair Dr Stephen Child (NZMA) is pleased the Government appears to have listened to many of the concerns raised by the health sector in reaching a deal on the Trans Pacific Partnership. More >>

NZMA calls for more refugee support

Saturday, 5 September 2015, 5:54 pm | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) is adding its voice to calls for New Zealand to increase its support for refugees caught up in the continuing crisis in the Mediterranean. More >>

 

 

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