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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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