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Dr Ashley Bloomfield Receives NZMA Award

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 8:27 am | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association’s presented the Chair’s Award to Dr Ashley Bloomfield at an event held at NZMA House, on Tuesday evening, 1 December in Wellington. “I am truly delighted to present this to Ashley, who as well as been our colleague ... More >>

NZMA Calls For National Level Regulation Of Point Of Care Testing

Saturday, 18 April 2020, 11:56 am | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association believes that point-of-care testing needs to be regulated at a national level. It also needs to be supported by adequate clinical governance and quality management systems by those who provide the tests. This will ... More >>

NZ Supports College Advice To Move To Remote Consultation As Much As Possible

Sunday, 22 March 2020, 3:31 pm | NZMA

NZMA supports the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners in their advice to GPs to move to remote consultation as much as possible. “The safety of our patients is extremely important to us as is the safety of our health workforce and those of ... More >>

2019 NZMA's Robinson Award Manuscript Announced

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 9:19 am | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association’s 2019 Richard Robinson Award is for the medical research manuscript Childhood predictors of adult adiposity: ¬ Findings from a longitudinal study - NZMJ 23 March 2018, Vol 131 No 1472 ISSN 1175-8716 The authors of the study, ... More >>

NZMA Taste Showcases Vocational Careers

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 12:50 pm | NZMA

15 May 2019 – Around 1000 visitors from as far as Pukekohe enjoyed the annual TASTE event at NZMA Sylvia Park over the weekend. TASTE is an action-packed, vibrant and sugar-coated two-day hospitality and food extravaganza that showcases current ... More >>

New Build – New NZMA Campus - Launched by Mayor in Hamilton

Monday, 18 March 2019, 2:53 pm | NZMA

18 March 2019 – There was excitement in central Hamilton today, as the new NZMA Campus was officially launched by the Mayor of Hamilton, Andrew King. Already 750 students are on the campus studying programmes in hospitality, cookery, business, ... More >>

Professor Doug Sellman and co-authors recipients of Award

Saturday, 1 December 2018, 10:25 am | NZMA

Professor Doug Sellman and co-authors recipients of the 2018 New Zealand Medical Association’s Robinson Award More >>

NZMA And Academy NZ Join Forces

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 1:22 pm | NZMA

16 May 2018 – Students will be the winners in Christchurch as leading vocational educator NZMA and Academy NZ are combined at one central site at 365 Madras Street in the city. With an Open Day taking place today from 2.30pm facilities and advice ... More >>

League legend promotes life-changing programme

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 1:30 pm | NZMA

11 April 2018, Hamilton: Rugby league legend Graham Lowe, ONZM, QSM, addressed an audience in Hamilton today on the subject of how his 12 principles are changing the lives of local young people through a course run in partnership with NZMA Waikato. More >>

NZMA opens community campus in Porirua to make a difference

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 9:59 am | NZMA

Porirua will have its own community campus which will officially open in late April 2018. The key kaupapa is to work with, and for the community - involving students in community projects and working alongside the community to support pathways to ... More >>

NZMA disappointed in position on alternative medicines

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 6:25 pm | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association is disappointed that the Pharmacy Council has weakened its stand on selling non-evidence based products. More >>

NZMA joins call for independent health assessment of CPTPP

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 4:28 pm | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) joins with the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) in reiterating its call for an independent health impact assessment of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership ... More >>

Tourism hotspot campus to provide in-demand hospo training

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 2:27 pm | NZMA

With Rotorua continuing to shine as a premier tourist destination in New Zealand, NZMA will open its first campus there this month, to deliver hospitality programmes for the local community. More >>

NZMA calls for action on child poverty

Friday, 24 November 2017, 8:49 am | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) joins today’s calls by the children’s advocacy community for an evidence-based plan to reduce child poverty in New Zealand. More >>

Building Their Future on Solid Foundations

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 11:54 am | NZMA

21 November 2017 – NZMA Construction students are showing they have the right attitude to succeed in their industry, by renovating their own workplace. More >>

NZMA policy on bullying adopted by World Medical Association

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 3:57 pm | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) believes the medical profession must take a leadership role in condemning bullying and harassment, says NZMA Deputy Chair Prof Harvey White. “We are delighted that, at its recent meeting in Chicago, the World ... More >>

Invest in Health & Reap the Benefits

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 9:15 am | NZMA

Health was a big issue during the 2017 Election and as political parties debate future health policies as part of coalition negotiations, the NZMA urges them to invest in the health of New Zealanders. More >>

NZMA welcomes increased funding for GP visits

Monday, 21 August 2017, 7:43 pm | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) welcomes today’s National party announcement of a proposed increase in the number of people eligible for cheaper GP visits. More >>

NZMA incensed by lack of Ministry consultation

Monday, 10 July 2017, 2:11 pm | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) is incensed that the Ministry of Health is failing to consult in a meaningful way with general practice. More >>

Improving health literacy: It's everyone's business

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 9:41 pm | NZMA

Improving health literacy: It's everyone's business The New Zealand Medical Association today releases a policy briefing on Improving Health Literacy that seeks to promote a shared understanding of what health literacy means, why it is important, and what ... More >>