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Doctors condemn attacks, call for action on gun control

Monday, 18 March 2019, 1:48 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association condemns the horrific terrorist attacks in Christchurch and strongly supports the Government’s move to immediately tighten gun control in New Zealand. More >>

NZMA joins call for comprehensive dental service

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 9:14 am | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association is joining the call for a comprehensive and affordable dental service to be made available to all New Zealanders. More >>

NZMA supports call for safe staffing levels

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 1:05 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) supports the call by Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) for safe staffing levels for senior doctors and urges the Government to address the workload pressures and burnout for all doctors regardless ... More >>

NZMA supports call for safe staffing levels

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 10:45 am | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) supports the call by Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) for safe staffing levels for senior doctors and urges the Government to address the workload pressures and burnout for all doctors regardless ... More >>

NZMA calls for an immediate ban on boxing

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 5:37 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association strongly supports the World Medical Association’s position on boxing , and in particular the statement that boxing is qualitatively different from other sports because of the injuries it causes, and that it should ... More >>

NZMA Welcomes Loan Caps Extension Announcement

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 5:29 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) welcomes Monday’s announcement by the Government to extend the student loan borrowing cap for medical students, and for those doing longer degrees. More >>

Advocate on child poverty honoured

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 2:59 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

Professor Innes Asher last night received the New Zealand Medical Association’s Chair’s Award for 2017, presented annually to recognise individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the health of New Zealand. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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