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New Zealand Psychiatrists Call For An Increase To The Minimum Age Of Criminal Responsibility

Friday, 15 October 2021, 1:36 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

  The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) has called for the minimum age of criminal responsibility to be raised in New Zealand. The RANZCP New Zealand Section of Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry (SoCAFP) ... More >>

Survey Shows Psychiatrists In Aotearoa New Zealand Under More Pressure Than Ever

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 10:54 am | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

A recent survey, conducted by Tu Te Akaaka Roa – the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) New Zealand National Committee, shows that specialist mental health and addiction services are currently under significant stress ... More >>

We Must Prioritise Mental Health During COVID

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 9:33 am | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

  Psychiatrists from all over New Zealand, have dialled in virtually to the RANZCP 2021 New Zealand Conference to discuss the mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Chair of Tu Te Akaaka Roa – The New Zealand National Committee, ... More >>

Psychiatrists Welcome Government’s Dawn Raids Apology

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 4:10 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

  The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) welcomes the New Zealand Government’s apology for the Dawn Raids. The Dawn Raids carried out in the 1970s were a racist targeting of our Pasifika communities – ... More >>

Psychiatrists Calls On Australian Government To Rethink Deportation Policy

Wednesday, 24 March 2021, 10:57 am | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

  The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) has urged the Australian Government to reconsider the controversial 501 deportation policy. The RANZCP Tu Te Akaaka Roa – New Zealand National Committee has reiterated ... More >>

Psychiatrists Essential In Suicide Prevention Says Taskforce

Friday, 19 February 2021, 12:49 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

  At a time of increasing public interest and government focus on the reduction of suicide, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) taskforce on suicide prevention has released a new position statement. The new statement, ... More >>

New Zealand Psychiatrists Talk "A Climate For Change" - Nga Tohu Huarere E Panoni Haere Nei, He Ao Hurihuri

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 10:54 am | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

  Next week, the annual Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists’ (RANZCP) New Zealand Conference will, for the first time, bring together New Zealand psychiatrists and trainees, as well as mental health professionals practicing in ... More >>

Te Whare Tapa Whā Helps Us To Re-imagine Being Well Together

Friday, 25 September 2020, 4:52 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

  With Mental Health Week drawing to an end, the Chair of Tu Te Akaaka Roa – New Zealand National Committee at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) has spoken on the importance of taking the time to reflect ... More >>

Lessons From COVID-19 To Future-proof The Mental Health System

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 11:37 am | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

Just as the COVID crisis is effecting large scale change across of our work and home lives so too is it impacting every aspect of the mental health system. According to the President of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, ... More >>

COVID-19: Are We Looking After The Mental Health Of The Most Vulnerable?

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 4:09 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

Having a mental illness can make it more challenging to stay physically healthy. There is also substantial evidence that there are higher rates of physical illness among people with serious mental illness. ‘This can make people with mental ill ... More >>

RANZCP President's new taskforce tackling suicide prevention

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 3:11 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) is putting together a new taskforce to better channel the efforts of psychiatry and achieve a meaningful reduction of suicide and deliberate self-harm in our communities. More >>

Study finds more needs to be done on dementia awareness

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 3:01 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) is calling for a greater effort in improving dementia awareness, with a focus on providing the information people need, rather than what they already know. More >>

New Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy fits hand in glove

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 7:25 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

New Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy fits hand in glove with wider work of NZ psychiatrists More >>

NZ Psychiatrists tautoko handling of synthetic drugs bill

Friday, 16 August 2019, 4:23 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) welcomes the successful passing of Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill through parliament, by the New Zealand Government. More >>

Psychiatrists support kiwis views on pharma advertising

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 4:39 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) commends New Zealanders and the health sector on expressing a strong preference to ban advertising of prescription medicine. More >>

Concerns over mental health impact of deportation

Friday, 19 July 2019, 7:36 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) is renewing its call to the Australian Government to re-assess its deportation policies and practices when it comes to New Zealand nationals. More >>

The time for alcohol law reform is now

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 2:23 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) tautoko The New Zealand Medical Journal’s call for the strengthening of alcohol regulations to reduce the negative impact of alcohol on New Zealanders’ mental health and wellbeing. More >>

Wellbeing Budget 2019 cautiously welcomed by psychiatrists

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 6:35 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) New Zealand National Committee – Tu Te Akaaka Roa – cautiously welcomed the announcements on mental health and addiction in the Wellbeing Budget 2019. More >>

RANZCP calls for urgent action on mental health care crisis

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 7:06 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) along with other peak bodies, health professionals, people with lived experience of mental illness and carers calls on governments to urgently improve the quality of crisis mental ... More >>

Advertising medicines more likely to cause harm than benefit

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 1:04 pm | Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) strongly opposes the targeted advertising of prescription medicines and medical devices directly to end users. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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