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RANZCP President's new taskforce tackling suicide prevention

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 3:11 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) is putting together a new taskforce to better channel the efforts of psychiatry and achieve a meaningful reduction of suicide and deliberate self-harm in our communities. More >>

Study finds more needs to be done on dementia awareness

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 3:01 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) is calling for a greater effort in improving dementia awareness, with a focus on providing the information people need, rather than what they already know. More >>

New Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy fits hand in glove

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 7:25 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

New Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy fits hand in glove with wider work of NZ psychiatrists More >>

NZ Psychiatrists tautoko handling of synthetic drugs bill

Friday, 16 August 2019, 4:23 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) welcomes the successful passing of Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill through parliament, by the New Zealand Government. More >>

Psychiatrists support kiwis views on pharma advertising

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 4:39 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) commends New Zealanders and the health sector on expressing a strong preference to ban advertising of prescription medicine. More >>

Concerns over mental health impact of deportation

Friday, 19 July 2019, 7:36 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) is renewing its call to the Australian Government to re-assess its deportation policies and practices when it comes to New Zealand nationals. More >>

The time for alcohol law reform is now

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 2:23 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) tautoko The New Zealand Medical Journal’s call for the strengthening of alcohol regulations to reduce the negative impact of alcohol on New Zealanders’ mental health and wellbeing. More >>

Wellbeing Budget 2019 cautiously welcomed by psychiatrists

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 6:35 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) New Zealand National Committee – Tu Te Akaaka Roa – cautiously welcomed the announcements on mental health and addiction in the Wellbeing Budget 2019. More >>

RANZCP calls for urgent action on mental health care crisis

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 7:06 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) along with other peak bodies, health professionals, people with lived experience of mental illness and carers calls on governments to urgently improve the quality of crisis mental ... More >>

Advertising medicines more likely to cause harm than benefit

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 1:04 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) strongly opposes the targeted advertising of prescription medicines and medical devices directly to end users. More >>

New guidelines cove digital therapy for anxiety

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 1:15 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

In recent years there has been an increase in the availability of digital therapy options for the support and treatment of people with anxiety, but we haven’t known much about their effectiveness. More >>

RANZCP welcomes Ms Moe Milne as Kaumātua

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 4:23 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) extends a warm welcome to Ms Moe Milne as recently appointed Kaumātua. More >>

Chronic pain is a mental health issue, too

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 5:59 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

Debilitating chronic pain affects more than 1 in 5 New Zealanders and is increasing among New Zealanders who are over 55, particularly for Māori, according to the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP). More >>

RANZCP welcomes He Ara Oranga report

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 4:27 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

RANZCP welcomes He Ara Oranga report into mental health and addiction The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists’ New Zealand National Committee – Tu Te Akaaka Roa – welcomes the much anticipated report of the Government Inquiry ... More >>

Asia Pacific’s premier psychiatric conference

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 3:16 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

National and international experts to gather in Auckland for the Asia Pacific’s premier psychiatric conference More >>

RANZCP strengthens their commitment to Māori

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 9:30 am | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

Nau mai, haere mai e te rangatira ki te Tu Te Akaaka Roa! The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrist (RANZCP) welcomes Mr Wikepa Keelan (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungungu) as the RANZCP’s new Kaumātua. More >>

Experts gathered in Tauranga for psychiatry conference

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 3:57 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

Stress and the brain, living to 100 and the mental health of transgender people are just some of the topics to be discussed at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) New Zealand Conference. More >>

RANZCP calls for focus on mental health in NZ election

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 12:05 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The next government of New Zealand will need to focus on adequate resourcing and funding of mental health to achieve real change and address one of the leading causes of health-related disability in New Zealand, The Royal Australian and New Zealand ... More >>

Avoidable early deaths costing $3.1 billion annually

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 12:26 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

Investment in the physical health care of people with mental illness could recoup millions for the New Zealand economy says the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists who have released a report which calculates the economic cost of ... More >>

Child, youth and family mental health

Monday, 28 September 2015, 1:37 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

Child, youth and family mental health in the Pacific to be discussed at Vanuatu conference More >>

 

 

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