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Medical students support patient safe rosters

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 10:36 am | New Zealand Medical Students' Association - NZMSA

Medical students support patient safe rosters The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) supports resident doctors in their call for safer working rosters. Currently resident doctors may work up to 12 days or 7 nights consecutively without ... More >>

TPPA Still Needs an Independent Health Impact Assessment

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 10:48 am | New Zealand Medical Students' Association - NZMSA

TPPA Still Needs an Independent Health Impact Assessment The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) urges the Government to facilitate an independent Health Impact Assessment (HIA) on the recently agreed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement ... More >>

Medical students commend move to extend loan limit

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 5:37 pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Association - NZMSA

The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) welcomes the Minster of Tertiary Education Steven Joyce’s announcement of a student loan extension for post-graduate medical students but warns it still leaves some medical students without government ... More >>

Over 20,000 people support medical students to finish training

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 5:01 pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Association - NZMSA

Today the New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) supported by Annette King presented a petition with over 20,000 signatures to Parliament urging Minister Steven Joyce to remove the 7-year cap on the Student Loan for medical students. More >>

Medical students encouraged by Surgeon’s apology on bullying

Monday, 14 September 2015, 1:15 pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Association - NZMSA

Medical students are encouraged by Surgeon’s apology on bullying, but calls for more action to combat issue More >>

New Doctors make Economic Sense

Friday, 29 May 2015, 8:18 pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Association - NZMSA

Minister Joyce has been touting that we must consider fairness to taxpayers on the student loan issues around medical students. However, New Zealanders must consider the economic impact of not letting new doctors graduate. More >>

New Doctors make Economic Sense

Friday, 29 May 2015, 10:38 am | New Zealand Medical Students' Association - NZMSA

Minister Joyce has been touting that we must consider fairness to taxpayers on the student loan issues around medical students. However, New Zealanders must consider the economic impact of not letting new doctors graduate. More >>

Minister Joyce is Wrong Again

Monday, 25 May 2015, 10:44 am | New Zealand Medical Students' Association - NZMSA

Today Minister Joyce commented on our push to reinstate student loan for postgraduate students in the final year, in some cases, two years of medical school. Minister Joyce’s suggestion was that we use our Trainee Intern Grant to pay for our fees. More >>

Budget Prevents Doctors from Graduating

Sunday, 24 May 2015, 1:39 pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Association - NZMSA

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 >>

Operative care needed for NZ homes

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 1:49 pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Association - NZMSA

Medical students can normally be found tucked away in a library, but today they ventured onto the streets to perform an ‘operation’ on a ‘sick’ house, taking their call for improved housing standards to unfamiliar territories. More >>

Future Doctors Concerned About Health Workforce Strategy

Monday, 26 August 2013, 9:24 am | New Zealand Medical Students' Association - NZMSA

The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) applauds the Government’s commitment of junior doctor jobs for all domestic graduates. President Phillip Chao says “Given that training a doctor costs roughly $400,000 it is essential we continue ... More >>

Medical Students Concerned About Patient Rights in TPP

Friday, 8 March 2013, 10:44 am | New Zealand Medical Students' Association - NZMSA

Press release: New Zealand medical students concerned about lack of outcomes for protection of patient rights in TPP negotiations The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) urges negotiators and politicians to preserve New Zealand's freedom ... More >>

 

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