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Flu Vaccine Investigative Report Supports NZMA

Friday, 18 September 2020, 2:06 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

As early as March 2020, the New Zealand Medical Association was raising a shortage of supply of the flu vaccine. In April, presenting to the Epidemic Response Committee, Dr Baddock, Chair of the NZMA said: “The flu vaccine supply issue was a complete ... More >>

Where are the health policies?

Friday, 4 September 2020, 9:51 am | New Zealand Medical Association

Where are the health policies from the political Parties hoping to form the new Government? The health of all New Zealanders is more than just Covid-19 which has dominated our health agenda the past months. Dr Kate Baddock,Chair of the New Zealand ... More >>

New Zealand Medical Association Supports Pay Parity For Nurses

Friday, 22 May 2020, 6:47 am | New Zealand Medical Association

A sustainable nursing workforce is critical to general practice and NZMA supports the New Zealand Nurses Organisation’s call for pay parity with DHB employed nurses. "There is no justification for nurses working in the community to be paid up ... More >>

The New Zealand Medical Association On The Government’s Health Investment Announcement

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 4:24 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The NZMA welcomes today’s budget announcement of an investment in DHBs and hospital services. “This additional funding to increase capacity for elective surgery and other hospital services is great news for our members and for patients who have had ... More >>

NZMA Joins Call For The Release Of The Simpson Report Into The Health And Disability System

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 4:23 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association supports the call for the release of the Health and Disability System Review. The Minister of Health must formally receive the report, and release it, so that New Zealanders and those working in the health sector can ... More >>

GP Shortage In Northland Symptom Of Growing Crisis In General Practice

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 2:17 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association calls on the Government to deliver what it promised in the last election. “The shortage of GPs in Northland is unacceptable and to have to resort to a petition when promises were made three years ago highlights the ... More >>

Dr Scott Metcalfe awarded NZMA Fellowship

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 1:47 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

On Tuesday evening 3 December 2019 at an event held at NZMA House in Wellington, Dr Scott Metcalfe was awarded a New Zealand Medical Association Fellowship, by NZMA President Dr Sue Hayde.  More >>

Karen Brown Receives NZMA’s Chair Award

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 8:56 am | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association’ s highest accolade the Chair's award was presented to Karen Brown at an NZMA event on Tuesday 3 December in Wellington. More >>

NZMJ retracts article from Vol 132 No 1502 ISSN 1175-871

Monday, 7 October 2019, 9:46 am | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Journal has retracted an article published in NZMJ’s Vol 132 No 1502, 20 September 2019 issue entitled: Are over-the-counter fish oil supplements safe, effective and accurate with labelling? Analysis of 10 New Zealand fish oil ... More >>

NZMA declares climate change a health emergency

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 11:23 am | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association declares climate change a serious and leading threat to health and health equity, both in New Zealand and worldwide. More >>

NZMA Applauds Appointment of Commission

Friday, 13 September 2019, 8:39 am | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association welcomes the announcement of an Initial Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission. We look forward to working with the newly appointed Chair Hayden Wano and the Commission. “It is vital that the steps to mental health ... More >>

NZMA Commends Government’s Suicide Prevention Initiative

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 10:11 am | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association commends the recent announcement by the Government to establish a suicide prevention office (SPO). More >>

NZMA Welcomes Government Pledge of $6M for Mental Health

Monday, 9 September 2019, 8:57 am | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association welcomes the latest pledge by the Government to inject $6 million for medical centres nationwide to boost mental health services. “NZMA advocated for the Government to support existing services for GP practices ... More >>

NZMA welcomes latest Consumer NZ report on DTCA

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 8:21 am | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association welcomes the latest Consumer New Zealand Report that shows the majority of New Zealanders want advertisements for prescription medicines to be banned. More >>

NZMA alarmed at lack of clinical training on sore throats

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 1:33 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

Patient diagnoses are not a simple matter. What may present as a straightforward sore throat and upper respiratory tract infection, and approximately 80% are, can be a symptom of a more serious illness such as flu, bronchitis, pneumonia and glandular ... More >>

NZMA Welcomes the Waitangi Tribunal’s Report

Monday, 1 July 2019, 3:06 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association welcomes the Waitangi Tribunal’s Report on stage one of the Health Services and Outcomes Kaupapa Inquiry. More >>

NZMA Welcomes NZ's First Wellbeing Budget

Friday, 31 May 2019, 3:11 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association welcomes New Zealand’s first Wellbeing Budget which will improve the lives of families most in need. In particular, we welcome the investment of $1.9 Billion in Mental Health and Addiction and the new frontline ... More >>

Doctors condemn attacks, call for action on gun control

Monday, 18 March 2019, 1:48 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association condemns the horrific terrorist attacks in Christchurch and strongly supports the Government’s move to immediately tighten gun control in New Zealand. More >>

NZMA joins call for comprehensive dental service

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 9:14 am | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association is joining the call for a comprehensive and affordable dental service to be made available to all New Zealanders. More >>

NZMA supports call for safe staffing levels

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 1:05 pm | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) supports the call by Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) for safe staffing levels for senior doctors and urges the Government to address the workload pressures and burnout for all doctors regardless ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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