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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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