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College Of GPs Awards Honorary Fellowships To Teachers

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 4:08 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Ms Jill Muirhead of Wanaka and Ms Wendy Finnie of Dunedin have been awarded Honorary Fellowship of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners for their work teaching ultrasound to rural hospital doctors. Both women teach postgraduate papers ... More >>

Champion Of Mental Health And Compassionate Care Receives GP Award

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 4:06 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Dr Graeme Kidd of Howick, Auckland has been awarded a Community Service Medal by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners for his commitment to compassionate medicine. Dr Kidd has worked as a full-time GP for 42 years, practicing GP obstetrics ... More >>

Medal in memory of slain doctor awarded to Taumarunui GP

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 11:26 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Dr Caitlin Whitford, a rural hospital doctor working in Turangi, has become the first recipient of the Dr Amjad Hamid Medal. She was awarded the prize because she was the top performing candidate in the University of Otago’s GENA 728 paper, which ... More >>

Top-performing GPs Celebrated In College Awards

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 10:25 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is today celebrating 12 high-achieving GPs with the announcement of its annual award recipients. This year GPs have been recognised in six categories. Dr Chris Reid (UK, formerly Northland) and Dr Graham ... More >>

Congratulations To New Zealand’s 191 New GPs

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 10:05 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

A new batch of general practitioners has just been made, with 191 GPs graduating their speciality training from The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. The GPs, who all completed their specialist training over the previous 12 months ... More >>

First GP, Now MP - College Congratulations New GP Members Of Parliament

Monday, 19 October 2020, 12:25 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is today congratulating Dr Neru Leavas and Dr Gaurav Sharma, two newly minted Members of Parliament who are also general practitioners and members of the College. GP and small business owner, ... More >>

New Research Proves GPs Continued To Deliver High Level Of Care During Lockdown

Friday, 9 October 2020, 8:46 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

New research published today in The New Zealand Medical Journal shows that during lockdown GPs delivered the same level of care they usually would, just in a different way. On 21 March 2020 The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners advised ... More >>

College Of GPs Welcomes Commitment To Tackle Rheumatic Fever

Monday, 5 October 2020, 10:56 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is welcoming yesterday’s announcement to invest $55 million in tackling the root causes of rheumatic fever. The College are vocal critics of New Zealand’s rheumatic fever statistics and strong ... More >>

Know What’s Normal, Chat To Your GP And Do The Best For Your Breasts

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 9:09 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

As we pin our pink ribbons on for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is reminding people to touch, look, and check their breasts and if anything isn’t normal, call your GP. Querying ... More >>

New Study Shows GPs Are Increasingly Crucial To Cancer Care In New Zealand

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 9:25 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

A new study published in the Journal of Primary Health Care shows that GPs should be involved in all stages of New Zealander’s cancer care for patients to have the best chance of success. One in three New Zealanders who get cancer can be cured now ... More >>

Calling Your GP The First Step To Sussing Mental Health Concerns

Monday, 21 September 2020, 9:48 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

If you’re worried about your mental health, or the mental health of someone you know, now is the time to see your GP. That’s the message from The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, who are supporting this year’s Mental Health ... More >>

College Acknowledges Passing Of Dr Joe Williams

Saturday, 5 September 2020, 2:38 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) is today mourning the loss of former Cook Islands prime minister Dr Joe Williams, who College President Dr Samantha Murton says was a pillar of the Pasifika community and a long-serving ... More >>

This Daffodil Day GPs Say Keep Up Regular Screening

Friday, 28 August 2020, 8:47 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

As the streets are sprinkled with yellow and collectors are at the ready for Daffodil Day, it’s a timely reminder for people to check they’re up to date with regular screening and checks. That’s the message from The Royal New Zealand College of ... More >>

Testing Times For New Zealand’s GPs

Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 9:34 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

New Zealand’s 5,500 general practitioners are working hard to sustain excellent community health care across the country but are finding the second wave of COVID-19 challenging. "Fighting a global pandemic is relentless for a GP who has been ... More >>

Rural Hospital Council Elects Four New Doctor Members

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 9:57 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Division of Rural Hospital Medicine of New Zealand (DRHMNZ) announced the appointment of four new doctors to its Division Council at its AGM on Thursday 23 July. Drs Munanga Mwandila (Christchurch), Jenny James (Queenstown), Andrew Morgan (Blenheim) and Marek ... More >>

New Study Shows That New Zealanders Die Before Australians

Monday, 3 August 2020, 1:49 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

New research published today in the Journal of Primary Health Care shows that New Zealanders will die earlier than Australians and its heart disease and cancer that will do it. The research calculated five indicators of old-age structure to find ... More >>

Dr Rachel Mackie And Dr Jason Tuhoe To Lead Nationwide Doctor’s Group

Monday, 3 August 2020, 1:06 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Dr Rachel Mackie (Ngati Wai, Ngati Hine, Ngati Whatua) has been named as the new Chair of Te Akoranga a Māui, The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners Māori representative group. Tokoroa GP Dr Jason Tuhoe (Hauraki, Ngā Puhi, Ngāti ... More >>

GPs Say Health And Disability Review ‘ambitious And Appropriate’

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 11:41 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has called the final report of The Health and Disability System Review ‘progressive and promising’, saying this is a once in a generation opportunity for change and improvement to New Zealand’s ... More >>

New Research Shows New Zealand Health System Not Coping With Chronic Illnesses

Monday, 15 June 2020, 11:01 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

New research published today by the Journal of Primary Health Care, which is produced by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners shows that the New Zealand health system is not well set up to deal with multimorbidities. The research shows ... More >>

Kiwis Need To Keep Up With Smear Tests, Immunisations, And Blood Pressure Checks

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 2:40 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

It’s fair to say that injections and smear tests aren’t everybody’s favourite but they’re necessary and need to be done - even during a global pandemic. The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is reminding New Zealanders that ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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