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Medical Students Prevented From Finishing

Monday, 19 June 2017, 9:29 am | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

A recent study published in the New Zealand Medical Journal found that medical student debt is astonishingly high (1). Compounding this problem the lifetime limit on the student loans means some medical students will be unable to finish their degrees. ... More >>

NZMSA Concerned by Consequences of Waikato Medical School

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 10:41 am | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

The New Zealand Medical Student’s Association (NZMSA) has significant concerns regarding the ability of the health system to accommodate the increase in medical students proposed by the potential Waikato Medical School. More >>

GP shortage not cured by new Waikato Medical School

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 10:52 am | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) warns the proposed Waikato Medical School could have unintended negative consequences. More >>

Medical students back anti-bullying movement

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 10:38 am | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) applauds the progress being made in the campaign against bullying in medicine. More >>

Surge in measles cases easily preventable with immunisations

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 10:34 am | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

New cases of measles continue to be confirmed throughout New Zealand. The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) wishes to urge kiwis to immunise their children and for healthcare providers to support this. More >>

Budget’s focus on disease doesn’t go far enough

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 5:04 pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

Budget 2016’s focus on preventative measures is to be applauded but does not go far enough says the New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA). More >>

Medical students need more exposure to General Practice

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 10:03 am | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

The recent difficulty a Tokoroa medical practitioner has had in finding a successor has sparked debate about how to address the shortage of General Practicioners in New Zealand. This is not a new issue and is symptomatic of insufficient exposure ... More >>

Bullying of medical students is widespread and unacceptable

Sunday, 16 August 2015, 8:20 pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

A new survey of over 300 New Zealand medical students has revealed that 52% of those surveyed had experienced bullying or sexual harassment in the last year. More >>

Bullying in medicine not limited to junior doctors

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 1:49 pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

Today the New Zealand Resident Doctors Association published a press release exposing the high rate of bullying and sexual harassment junior doctors experience in the medical workforce. Bullying and harassment also affects medical students say New ... More >>

Budget Prevents Doctors from Graduating

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 5:44 pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

The release of Budget 2015 confirms the fears of medical students with future hopes of joining the medical workforce in New Zealand. They won't have the opportunity to finish their degrees. A Medical degree in New Zealand requires 6 years of study, ... More >>

Medical Students’ Loan Let-down

Friday, 20 June 2014, 1:52 pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

New Zealand Medical Students’ Association campaigner Alex Hedley today called on the Government to reverse its decision to stop student loans for postgraduate medical students in their final years of study. More >>

Student doctors concerned about TPPA's patient implications

Sunday, 9 December 2012, 11:37 am | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) urges negotiators to keep the health of our patients at the forefront of their minds when negotiating the Trans-­Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). More >>

Calls to exempt for medical students from 7 year loan cap

Wednesday, 14 November 2012, 4:51 pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) called for exemptions for medical students from the 7-year cap on access to Student Loans today in an oral submission to the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee. More >>

Student Loan and Allowance limits jeopardise diversity

Monday, 15 October 2012, 11:21 am | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

Student Loan and Allowance limits jeopardise diversity of New Zealand’s medical workforce The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) strongly urges the government to re-introduce exemptions to the Student Loan and Allowance limits ... More >>

Socially accountable education of health professionals

Monday, 13 August 2012, 4:18 pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) urges health professional programmes to incorporate social accountability practices into their selection and training processes for a high quality health workforce for all New Zealanders. More >>

Budget positive but at a cost to primary healthcare

Friday, 25 May 2012, 6:32 pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

Budget positive but at a cost to primary healthcare, according to New Zealand medical students More >>

Medical students commit to health equity at annual conferenc

Monday, 21 May 2012, 10:50 am | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) committed to advocating for health equity at the seventh annual NZMSA Conference Catalyst for Change in Rotorua over the 18th-20th May. More >>

Four-year Student Allowance Cap Unfair on Medical Students

Friday, 4 May 2012, 5:09 pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association strongly opposes the four-year cap on receiving student allowances proposed by the Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce. More >>

NZ medical students - make health a priority this election

Thursday, 24 November 2011, 10:53 am | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

As the future of the medical workforce, the New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) is urging voters to make health policy a priority in their election choice. More >>

Online professionalism for medical practitioners

Thursday, 2 December 2010, 11:06 am | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

A guide for doctors and medical students engaging in the world of online social media has been released by the New Zealand Medical Students' Association (NZMSA). The guide, which focuses on online professionalism, was a joint effort by the Australian Medical ... More >>

 

 

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