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New Research Reveals Previously Hidden Pressures On New Zealand General Practices

Friday, 7 June 2024, 4:04 am | GPNZ

A groundbreaking study from the University of Otago Centre for Health Systems and Technology (CHeST), in collaboration with General Practice New Zealand (GPNZ), has shed new light on a concerning healthcare trend with far-reaching implications. More >>

Budget 2024 Fails To Deliver Relief For General Practice Pressures

Thursday, 30 May 2024, 2:58 pm | GPNZ

“Budget 2024 was always going to be delivered against a backdrop of significant fiscal constraints and GPNZ recognises those challenges. We were well briefed, we knew despite our desperate situation this wasn’t going to be our year for change,” ... More >>

Telehealth One Small Part Of The Puzzle – Not Half The Picture As Te Whatu Ora Claims

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 5:19 pm | GPNZ

General Practice New Zealand (GPNZ) strongly rejects the claim that 40 to 50 per cent of general practice work could be managed through telehealth consultation. More >>

Securing Sustainable General Practice In Aotearoa: Solutions To Reverse The Crisis

Wednesday, 31 January 2024, 2:52 pm | GPNZ

A report detailing solutions for sustainable general practice has been released today by General Practice New Zealand (GPNZ). “General practice sits at the heart of primary and community care. If it fails, the health system fails.” says Porirua-based ... More >>

GPNZ’S Primary Care Priorities For The Future Government

Tuesday, 19 September 2023, 10:05 am | GPNZ

General Practice New Zealand (GPNZ) has outlined its primary care priorities for the future Government in its pre-election expectations summary, released today. “Obviously there is a lot we could include, but we’ve focused on three interdependent areas ... More >>

Cabinet Paper Delivers Positive Signs

Wednesday, 30 August 2023, 9:47 am | GPNZ

General Practice New Zealand (GPNZ) welcomes the clarity and insights delivered in the proactively released cabinet paper Achieving pae ora through primary and community healthcare . GPNZ Chair and Porirua-based GP, Dr Bryan Betty, says the paper clearly ... More >>

General Practice Organisations Reject Government Funding Increase

Thursday, 8 June 2023, 11:16 am | GPNZ

General practice organisations have rejected the Government’s proposed 5 per cent increase in general practice funding from July 1, saying that an increase of at least 14 per cent is needed to keep services going. In a joint letter to Te Whatu Ora (see ... More >>

2021 Wellbeing Budget Start Of A Long Road For Primary Care

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 4:58 pm | GPNZ

General Practice New Zealand (GPNZ) has welcomed the much needed focus on health in this year’s Budget. GPNZ Chair and Karori GP, Dr Jeff Lowe said: ‘We all know how important it is to invest in the future of our health services, and in wider ... More >>

GPs Concerned At Drop In New Zealanders Seeking Medical Care

Friday, 3 April 2020, 2:29 pm | GPNZ

GPs and Nurses at medical centres around the country are concerned that people who really need to be seen are not getting in touch to make appointments, with national data showing a steep decline in consultations over the last week. “It’s really ... More >>

GPNZ Members map the organisation’s future

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 11:38 am | GPNZ

GPNZ’s strategic planning session last weekend saw members send a clear mandate to better support the development of Māori leadership within primary care. At the session in Napier, attended by 25 primary care leaders, it was acknowledged that ... More >>

Major milestone for General Practice and Pharmacists

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 5:04 pm | GPNZ

General Practice New Zealand (GPNZ) and the Pharmaceutical Society of NZ (PSNZ) are delighted to have signed a Strategic Alliance in Wellington yesterday. More >>




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