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Appointment to new Quality Clinical Advisor position

Monday, 14 July 2014, 1:06 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has today announced the appointment of Shelley Frost to the new position of Quality Clinical Advisor. The role will be part-time and will complement Shelley's continuing roles with General Practice New ... More >>

RNZCGP welcomes record applications & extra funding

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 3:33 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners welcomes the Government’s decision to provide extra funding for GP training following a record number of applications for the programme, College President Dr Tim Malloy announced today. The College runs ... More >>

Breast screening awareness low amongst Chinese women in NZ

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 3:39 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Chinese women in New Zealand have low levels of awareness about the national breast screening programme and limited engagement with preventative primary care services, according to research published in the June edition of the Journal of Primary Health ... More >>

Psychiatrists welcome health initiatives in Budget

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 2:37 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) has welcomed extra funding in health in this year’s budget, but says more details need to be released on how the money will be spent. More >>

College celebrates work of GPs

Monday, 19 May 2014, 1:33 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The fifth World Family Doctors' Day is being celebrated internationally today, and the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) is praising the work of GPs around New Zealand. More >>

College of GPs welcomes funding for child health care

Friday, 16 May 2014, 11:03 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) has welcomed the increase in funding for GP visits for children, which will assist GPs in delivering a better, more efficient primary health care service for children, young people and ... More >>

College takes stake in Best Practice Advocacy Centrenz

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 10:00 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has become a shareholder in medical education provider Best Practice Advocacy Centrenz (bpacnz). More >>

Doctors warn of danger to children from button batteries

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 10:45 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Parents of young children and general practitioners should be alert to the dangers of swallowing or inserting button batteries, according to research published in the March edition of the Journal of Primary Health Care. More >>

The retirement of Health Minister Tony Ryall

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 2:44 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners acknowledges the contribution Health Minister Tony Ryall has made during his five-and-a-half year tenure. More >>

Dr Lance O’Sullivan - New Zealander of the Year

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 9:43 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Warmest congratulations to Kaitaia GP Dr Lance O’Sullivan who has been named Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year for his work to improve health equity in the Far North. More >>

Teenage Dream? Not for many young people

Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 1:08 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Almost 40% of teens who took part in a sleep study suffered from sleep disorders lasting for more than a month. New research published in the Journal of Primary Health Care found correlations between depression and anxiety, and sleep disorders. More >>

General practice provides real options for medical workforce

Monday, 21 October 2013, 5:02 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

“We believe that our profession is very attractive to women for a number of reasons,” says Dr Tim Malloy, President of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners today. More >>

Training delivery review released for consultation

Friday, 9 August 2013, 10:18 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has today released a comprehensive review of how general practice training is delivered in New Zealand. College President Dr Tim Malloy says the review is a significant piece of work. More >>

College of GPs appoints first Medical Director

Tuesday, 18 June 2013, 1:30 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has appointed Dr Samantha (Sam) Murton as its first Medical Director, the College’s CEO, Helen Morgan-Banda, announced today. More >>

Don't Store Medicines In Kitchens and Bathrooms

Friday, 31 May 2013, 3:12 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

New research published in the Journal of Primary Health Care finds that temperature- and humidity-sensitive medicines should not be stored long term in kitchens and bathrooms, even though these are the most commonly reported storage places for medicines in ... More >>

College of GPs welcomes food and clothes in schools

Tuesday, 28 May 2013, 4:07 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners welcomes the Government’s announcement today to provide extra funding for programmes that will help feed and clothe more children from low-income families at school. More >>

College of GPs celebrates World Family Doctor Day

Monday, 20 May 2013, 12:07 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The fourth World Family Doctor Day was celebrated around the globe on Sunday 19 May, providing an opportunity to recognise the importance of family doctors and the work they do. More >>

College of GPs supports Breakfast and Lunch in Schools

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 12:39 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners supports Hone Harawira’s private member's Education (Breakfast and Lunch Programmes in Schools) Amendment Bill, which is expected to have its first reading in June. More >>

Tobacco, health equity and Pacific peoples' health

Monday, 22 April 2013, 9:20 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has released position statements on tobacco, health equity and Pacific peoples’ health. More >>

Progress made on national standards for general practice

Wednesday, 20 March 2013, 10:23 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Boards of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners and Midland Health Network Limited (Midlands)/Pinnacle Incorporated met in Hamilton last month to discuss the setting of standards and associated accreditation processes for general ... More >>

 

 

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