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NZMA Welcomes Health Worker Vaccination Decision

Monday, 11 October 2021, 5:56 pm | NZMA

The announcement that healthcare workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is welcome and important news, the NZ Medical Association says. High-risk workers in the health and disability sector must be fully vaccinated by 1 December, 2021, ... More >>

NZMA Welcomes Health System Board Appointments

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 10:34 am | NZMA

The groups chosen to lead New Zealand’s health system into the future are a blend of expertise, wisdom and foresight, the New Zealand Medical Association says. NZMA Chair Dr Alistair Humphrey said he welcomes the news of the Board appointments, and ... More >>

NZMA Says Yes To Affirmative Action In Admission To Medical School

Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 9:02 am | NZMA

The medical students of today are the medical workforce of tomorrow – and it’s essential the future workforce reflects and serves our diverse community. That’s why the NZ Medical Association has adopted a new position statement on admission ... More >>

NZMA Backs Govt Plans To Help Kiwis Go Smokefree

Monday, 31 May 2021, 11:22 am | NZMA

Most people who smoke wish they didn’t – now the NZ Medical Association is endorsing the Government’s blueprint to help all New Zealanders, especially future generations, live free of tobacco and regrets. The NZMA has written to the Government strongly ... More >>

Slap A Mandatory Safety Standard On Sunscreens - NZMA

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 9:51 am | NZMA

Kiwis having fun in the sun shouldn’t have to feel the burn from suspect sunscreens. That’s the NZ Medical Association’s call to lawmakers considering the Sunscreen (Product Safety Standard) Bill. NZMA incoming Chair Dr Alistair Humphrey says New ... More >>

Address The Nursing Workforce Gap - NZMA

Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 11:31 am | NZMA

Nurses are amongst the most valued and respected members of our community. Today is International Nurses Day – and underlines the vital role nurses play in our health system. NZMA Chair Alistair Humphrey says the NZMA acknowledges and thanks ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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