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RACP on the availability of sugary drinks in NZ schools

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 10:08 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP) welcomes the recent joint Health and Education Ministry directive urging New Zealand's 2500 schools to switch away from sugary drinks to water by the end of the year. More >>

Doctors and physicians to march for a healthier future

Friday, 27 November 2015, 1:30 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Physicians from across Australia and New Zealand will participate in this weekend’s People’s Climate March as part the Doctors for Climate Action campaign coordinated by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). The Doctors for Climate Action ... More >>

Medical community supports ending violence against women

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 5:24 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) is one of 22 medical colleges and peak health bodies in Australia and New Zealand who have released a joint statement in support of the White Ribbon Day campaign. More >>

Young people need better access to sexual health care

Friday, 13 November 2015, 1:17 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) is today calling for change to improve access for young people in Australia and New Zealand to sexual and reproductive care. More >>

Disaster planning needs input from rehabilitation physicians

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 5:19 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

New research shows that disaster planning in New Zealand is short-sighted and lacks accountability for the needs of people with disabilities. More >>

Support for National Rehabilitation Strategy in New Zealand

Wednesday, 14 October 2015, 12:42 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine and the New Zealand Rehabilitation Association today called for the immediate development of an all-inclusive New Zealand-wide rehabilitation strategy to improve patient outcomes and reduce preventable disability. More >>

A holistic approach to rehabilitation care is crucial

Wednesday, 14 October 2015, 11:33 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

International speaker, Professor Derick Wade today addressed the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine/ New Zealand Rehabilitation Association Combined Rehabilitation Meeting in Wellington about the importance of a holistic approach to rehabilitation ... More >>

International speakers address the future of rehabilitation

Monday, 12 October 2015, 9:45 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

International speakers address the future of rehabilitation medicine at the AFRM/NZRA Combined Rehabilitation Meeting 2015 More >>

RACP calls for greater transparency ahead of talks

Monday, 27 July 2015, 2:26 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

July 27, 2015 The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) is calling for greater transparency from the Australian and New Zealand governments ahead of this week’s Trans-Pacific Partnership talks in Hawaii. RACP President Laureate Professor ... More >>

Need for a National bowel cancer screening program

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 3:07 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) and the New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology (NZSG) welcome the Government’s continued interest in combating bowel cancer in the 2015 Budget but says there is still no commitment to a national ... More >>

RACP calls for immunisation action

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 2:59 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Australasia’s leading physicians and paediatricians are united in their call for all healthcare professionals to be vigilant in ensuring children are immunised. The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) President Laureate Professor Nick ... More >>

Protecting children report

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 9:53 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

1 April 2015 The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) has highlighted the important role of paediatricians in protecting children from potential harm in the context of their families. The report, ‘Protecting Children is Everybody’s ... More >>

A ‘fit note’ not a ‘sick note’ is the key to good health

Monday, 30 March 2015, 9:07 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Replacing the traditional ‘sick note’ with a ‘fit note’ is the way forward for ensuring a healthy and productive workplace in New Zealand, according to UK Government Expert Adviser on Health and Work, Professor Dame Carol Black. More >>

A ‘fit note’ not a ‘sick note’ is the key to good health

Saturday, 28 March 2015, 11:03 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

A ‘fit note’ not a ‘sick note’ is the key to good health in the workplace More >>

Health experts convene to discuss healthcare issues in NZ

Monday, 19 May 2014, 11:00 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Health experts from The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) will convene in Auckland tomorrow to discuss critical healthcare issues facing New Zealand and Australia and share the latest advances in medical research and internal medicine. More >>

RACP continues to advocate for vulnerable children

Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 9:56 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Vulnerable Children Bill currently before the Social Services Select Committee presents positive and important opportunities for the New Zealand Government to get it right for our children, according to two paediatricians representing the Royal ... More >>

No work or bad work: both can make you sick

Thursday, 24 October 2013, 2:19 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Government, employers and businesses must place a stronger emphasis on good work practices if they are to effect significant cultural change and workplace reform in New Zealand, according to occupational physicians from the Royal Australasian ... More >>

RACP and Te ORA show commitment to Māori medical workforce

Wednesday, 26 June 2013, 3:18 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) and Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa (Te ORA), the Māori Medical Practitioners Association, are pleased to announce the two recipients of the 2012-2013 summer studentship program. More >>

Hamilton Council’s fluoride removal concerns NZ physicians

Thursday, 13 June 2013, 2:58 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) urges the Hamilton City Council to seriously reconsider the decision to remove fluoride from their region’s water supply as there is evidence to support the health benefits of water fluoridation. More >>

RACP calls on doctors to take better care of their health

Monday, 27 May 2013, 3:06 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP), Australia's largest specialist medical college, will today launch its Health of Doctors Position Statement, which urges doctors to take better care of their own health, and give higher priority to ... More >>

 

 

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