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College Chief Executive resigns

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 4:16 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Board of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners today announced the resignation of its Chief Executive Helen Morgan-Banda. The Board thanked Ms Morgan-Banda for her service to the College since her appointment as CEO in 2012. "We would ... More >>

Dr Samantha Murton wins College Presidential election

Friday, 16 November 2018, 10:38 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Dr Samantha Murton, a GP from Wellington, has been elected President of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (the College), winning the Presidential election by a clear margin. More >>

RNZCGP President steps down

Friday, 24 August 2018, 12:08 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The President of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, Dr Tim Malloy, announced today that he is stepping down from his role. More >>

Winter illness advice

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 4:58 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of GPs is advising people to go to their GP first if they are suffering from winter ailments, because their GP knows their conditions well and can provide ongoing, specialised care. More >>

GP President calls for action on GP trainee funding

Friday, 27 July 2018, 4:19 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The time for talking has passed. Now is the time for action. That was the key takeout message from The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners’ President Dr Tim Malloy, as he addressed more than 600 GPs attending today’s opening of the ... More >>

Pāsifika GP recognised for outstanding contribution

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 1:12 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Samoan GP Alainuanua Tupai will be recognised for her outstanding contribution to general practice at the forthcoming annual conference of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. More >>

Quality Review – Aiming for Excellence and CORNERSTONE

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 4:56 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Today the College is announcing a review of our quality standard Aiming for Excellence , and our quality improvement programme, CORNERSTONE®. More >>

GPs get good report from patients

Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 12:22 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

GPs get good report from patients The Royal New Zealand College of GPs welcomes a new survey report showing that patients think GP waiting room times are acceptable, and that they are treated with respect and kindness. The Primary Care Patient Experience ... More >>

2,000 Family Doctors Coming to New Zealand

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 9:35 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has won its bid to host the 2020 WONCA Asia Pacific Region Conference, which would bring approximately 2,000 family doctors to New Zealand. More >>

New Minister of Health has big to-do list

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 4:39 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Media Release 26 October 2017 New Minister of Health has big to-do list The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners congratulates David Clark MP on his appointment as Minister of Health, and Julie Anne Genter MP and Jenny Salesa MP on ... More >>

New PM must prioritise primary care

Friday, 20 October 2017, 4:46 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

New PM must prioritise primary care, says Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners College President Dr Tim Malloy extends his congratulations to the Prime Minister-elect, Jacinda Ardern, on forming ... More >>

RNZCGP Endorses Health Navigator Website

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 8:23 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Dr Janine Bycroft is pleased to announce the Health Navigator website, of which she is founder and clinical editor, has received official endorsement from the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP). More >>

Avoiding a post-antibiotic era

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 10:38 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The annual cold and flu season has begun and the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (‘the College’) is reminding everyone that antibiotics are not a cure-all for the winter sniffles. More >>

Looking out for vulnerable children

Friday, 17 October 2014, 12:56 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Protecting and keeping our children safe from harm is a key aim of the new Vulnerable Children Act 2014. It is also the subject of the first Issue of Policy Brief, a new publication that has been developed and written by the Royal New Zealand College ... More >>

Is there a doctor in the house?

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 9:55 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Around 500 GPs and other delegates are converging on Christchurch this week for the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners' annual conference. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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