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We have to call child poverty what it is – family poverty

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 9:19 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

“We have to call child poverty what it is – family poverty” RACP responds to the Child Poverty Reduction Bill passing More >>

Safe, warm and well-fed: Making it the norm

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 12:36 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Safe, warm and well-fed: Making it the norm The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) says that the 2018 report from the Child Poverty Monitor shows that one in five children in Aotearoa are suffering unacceptable levels of hardship and deprivation. ... More >>

Child, family immigration detention is health emergency

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 10:44 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Paediatric Society of New Zealand (PSNZ) stands with The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP), the Australian Medical Association, and 180 other organisations in calls to end the practices of children and their families being held in offshore ... More >>

RACP: make whānau wellbeing the norm

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 9:45 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

RACP: make whānau wellbeing the norm 12 September 2017 The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) has called on New Zealand politicians to take urgent action to make whānau wellbeing the norm. RACP New Zealand President Dr Jonathan Christiansen ... More >>

RACP: Make Good Work the Norm

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 10:01 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

23 August 2017 - The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) is calling for politicians to take urgent action to make good work the norm. More >>

RACP: Make Health Equity The Norm

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 10:33 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

RACP: Make health equity the norm Thursday, 10 August 2017 - The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) is calling for New Zealand politicians to take urgent action to make health equity the norm. RACP New Zealand President Dr Jonathan Christiansen ... More >>

RACP calls for health equity in all government policies

Friday, 26 May 2017, 10:00 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

RACP calls for health equity in all government policies 26 May 2017 The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) is supportive of increases to the Accommodation Supplement announced by the New Zealand Government in its 2017 Budget, but warned that issues ... More >>

RACP proud to be part of Choosing Wisely launch in NZ

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 1:23 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) is proud to be part of today’s New Zealand launch of Choosing Wisely by the Council of Medical Colleges. More >>

Urgent need to tackle antibiotic resistance in New Zealand

Friday, 4 November 2016, 9:43 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Deaths attributed to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) could be higher than deaths attributed to cancer in 35 years if no action is taken to address increasing rates of resistance, says The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (the RACP) and the Australasian ... More >>

The RACP welcomes additional funding for health

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 5:30 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) has welcomed the New Zealand Government’s additional $2.2 billion in health funding, announced as part of this afternoon’s Budget. More >>

International nitric oxide trial shows great results

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 10:29 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

An international trial assessing the effectiveness of nitric oxide in treating stroke patients shows New Zealanders had significantly better outcomes than people from other countries around the world. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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