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Put a stop to bullying, says NZMA

Friday, 24 November 2017, 9:15 am | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) is concerned by the findings of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists’ (ASMS) study on bullying in the New Zealand senior medical workforce, and encourages employers and colleges to continue their focus ... More >>

NZMA welcomes new Health Minister

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 5:19 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) welcomes the appointment of Dr David Clark as Minister of Health. “David Clark has already shown a willingness to listen and engage with the sector,” says NZMA Chair Dr Kate Baddock. “We look forward to ... More >>

NZMA supports NZMSA stand on growing student debt

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 1:47 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) supports the NZ Medical Students’ Association’s (NZMSA) call for the Government to lift the time limit on financial support for medical students. “We supported the NZMSA’s previous campaign to raise the limit from ... More >>

General practice under pressure, says NZMA GP leader

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 9:40 am | New Zealand Medical Association

General practices throughout New Zealand face funding issues, and both GPs and their patients are struggling, says Chair of the New Zealand Medical Association’s General Practitioner Council, Dr Kate Baddock. More >>

Pharmacists and doctors working together

Friday, 3 February 2017, 10:58 am | New Zealand Medical Association

Pharmacists and doctors are putting in place a Framework for the way in which they will work together to achieve better patient-centered care, through an integrated collaborative healthcare approach. More >>

NZMA calls for tax on sugary drinks

Friday, 9 December 2016, 3:06 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) is calling on the Government to put in place a tax of 20% or more on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs). More >>

Getting smart with smart phones: guidance for doctors

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 3:11 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

When—and when not—to use a phone camera during a patient’s treatment is at the heart of a new publication by the New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) and the New Zealand Private Surgical Hospitals Association (NZPSHA). More >>

NZMA welcomes tobacco plain packaging

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 5:28 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) welcomes news the Government intends to introduce a standardised packaging regime for tobacco products. More >>

NZMA praises UK sugar tax

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 12:37 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) welcomes today’s announcement by the UK Government that it plans to impose a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. This is one of a suite of measures the NZMA recommends our Government consider to address ... More >>

NZMA Supports Calls for Mental Health Service Improvements

Friday, 19 February 2016, 3:46 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

Mental health services in Christchurch face particular stresses and strains that need to be addressed, says the New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA). More >>

Obesity package doesn't go far enough, says NZMA

Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 9:45 am | New Zealand Medical Association

The Government’s obesity package, announced this week, does not go far enough, says the New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA). More >>

NZMA urges action on tobacco packaging

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 4:39 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association urges the Government to make real progress with a standardised packaging regime for tobacco products—which has been sliding down the Parliamentary Order Paper ever since its introduction to Parliament in 2013. More >>

NZMA Chair joins commemorations in Gallipoli

Friday, 24 April 2015, 11:55 am | New Zealand Medical Association

Dr Mark Peterson, Chair of the New Zealand Medical Association, will tomorrow join the Dr Brian Owler, President of the Australian Medical Association, and Dr Bayazit Ilhan, President of the Turkish Medical Association, at an event to commemorate the ... More >>

NZMA honours former Health Select Committee Chair

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 11:43 am | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association has this year presented its highest honour—the Chairman’s Award—to former MP Dr Paul Hutchison. More >>

NZMA supports call for TPPA assessment

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 11:48 am | New Zealand Medical Association

The NZMA supports the call by a number of other health sector organisations for an independent assessment of the impact of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement (TPPA) on our health system and our ability to achieve legitimate public ... More >>

NZMA welcomes new Minister of Health

Monday, 6 October 2014, 5:18 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association is pleased that, with the appointment of Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman, a medical practitioner is now Minister of Health. “We believe Dr Coleman’s medical experience will be useful as he takes on this important role,” ... More >>

NZMA shares concerns on DHB lab services

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 1:21 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) shares the concerns of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) about the possibility that the three Wellington regional District Health Boards (DHBs) may outsource their hospital laboratory services ... More >>

NZMA encouraged by PM’s focus on child poverty

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 3:10 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

“The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) is encouraged by Prime Minister John Key’s comments yesterday that he was ordering Treasury and the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet officials to start presenting new ideas for tackling child poverty,” ... More >>

More action needed on alcohol law reform, says NZMA

Monday, 1 September 2014, 4:37 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

An editorial in today’s [29 August] New Zealand Medical Journal drives home the message that New Zealand has too many risky drinkers, and too little alcohol law reform, says the New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA). More >>

NZMA welcomes fluoride report

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 2:30 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) welcomes the report released by the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, Professor Peter Gluckman, examining the scientific evidence for and against community water fluoridation. The report Health Effects ... More >>

 

 

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