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Doctors: Aotearoa Must Eliminate More Than COVID-19

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 8:15 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Aotearoa NZ may be leading the world in eliminating COVID-19, but that is sadly not the case for other infectious conditions, says the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). “It is completely unacceptable that as a country we continue ... More >>

Make It The Norm: Doctors’ Prescription For A Nation’s Health

Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 6:23 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) says if our country can get four things right, improved health and wellbeing outcomes will follow. Today the RACP launches its advocacy campaign #MakeItTheNorm ahead of the 2020 Election, calling More >>

Sustained Focus On Wellbeing Essential To Support Aotearoa NZ Post-COVID-19

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 1:48 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) welcomes Budget 2020’s investment in social security and wellbeing for Aotearoa New Zealand, but says that sustained investment is needed to ensure existing inequities are not exacerbated by the post-COVID-19 ... More >>

Doctors Say New Health Funding Must Prioritise Equity

Friday, 15 May 2020, 12:48 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) welcomes the Government’s announcement of a funding package for the Aotearoa NZ health system, noting that applying an equity and Te Tiriti-centred lens to decision-making would support equitable ... More >>

RACP Warns That COVID-19 Pandemic May Exacerbate Existing Inequities In Aotearoa NZ

Friday, 24 April 2020, 1:41 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians’ (RACP) says that the COVID-19 pandemic may exacerbate existing inequities in Aotearoa NZ without the right exit strategy, and that the campaign to #MakeHealthEquityTheNorm is more important now than ever. ... More >>

Te Rā O Ngā Tamariki NZ Children’s Day: Making Whānau Wellbeing The Norm

Friday, 28 February 2020, 10:46 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

In the lead up to Children’s Day in New Zealand on Sunday 1 March, The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) Aotearoa NZ President Dr Jeff Brown says the wellbeing of children and their whānau must remain a priority for all of society, not only ... More >>

Health equity still ‘under construction’ say Doctors

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 9:35 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Wellbeing may be at the centre of government strategy, but too many children and whānau are remaining on the outer, cautions The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). In a series of report cards released today, the RACP’s Aotearoa NZ President, ... More >>

Doctors welcome Government’s lunch programme announcement

Friday, 30 August 2019, 11:54 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) welcomes the government's announcement of an initial pilot scheme to provide lunches for year 1-8 children in 30 schools from Term One 2020. More >>

Doctors welcome rules making insulation the norm in rentals

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 8:26 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) is welcoming new insulation rules for rental properties which come into effect today. “Installing insulation in a house can have a 6:1 cost benefit ratio for the very young and the very old ... More >>

Bold Budget Making Wellbeing the Norm: Doctors

Friday, 31 May 2019, 9:33 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) welcomes the first Wellbeing Budget on child and whānau wellbeing and applauds that many of the initiatives could be transformational for people, families and communities. “We saw from the Mental ... More >>

We have to call child poverty what it is – family poverty

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 9:19 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

“We have to call child poverty what it is – family poverty” RACP responds to the Child Poverty Reduction Bill passing More >>

Safe, warm and well-fed: Making it the norm

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 12:36 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Safe, warm and well-fed: Making it the norm The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) says that the 2018 report from the Child Poverty Monitor shows that one in five children in Aotearoa are suffering unacceptable levels of hardship and deprivation. ... More >>

Child, family immigration detention is health emergency

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 10:44 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Paediatric Society of New Zealand (PSNZ) stands with The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP), the Australian Medical Association, and 180 other organisations in calls to end the practices of children and their families being held in offshore ... More >>

RACP: make whānau wellbeing the norm

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 9:45 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

RACP: make whānau wellbeing the norm 12 September 2017 The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) has called on New Zealand politicians to take urgent action to make whānau wellbeing the norm. RACP New Zealand President Dr Jonathan Christiansen ... More >>

RACP: Make Good Work the Norm

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 10:01 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

23 August 2017 - The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) is calling for politicians to take urgent action to make good work the norm. More >>

RACP: Make Health Equity The Norm

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 10:33 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

RACP: Make health equity the norm Thursday, 10 August 2017 - The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) is calling for New Zealand politicians to take urgent action to make health equity the norm. RACP New Zealand President Dr Jonathan Christiansen ... More >>

RACP calls for health equity in all government policies

Friday, 26 May 2017, 10:00 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

RACP calls for health equity in all government policies 26 May 2017 The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) is supportive of increases to the Accommodation Supplement announced by the New Zealand Government in its 2017 Budget, but warned that issues ... More >>

RACP proud to be part of Choosing Wisely launch in NZ

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 1:23 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) is proud to be part of today’s New Zealand launch of Choosing Wisely by the Council of Medical Colleges. More >>

Urgent need to tackle antibiotic resistance in New Zealand

Friday, 4 November 2016, 9:43 am | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Deaths attributed to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) could be higher than deaths attributed to cancer in 35 years if no action is taken to address increasing rates of resistance, says The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (the RACP) and the Australasian ... More >>

The RACP welcomes additional funding for health

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 5:30 pm | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) has welcomed the New Zealand Government’s additional $2.2 billion in health funding, announced as part of this afternoon’s Budget. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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