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Haere Mai! College Of GPs Thrilled To Welcome More International GPs

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 4:06 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Yesterday’s announcement by the Government to fast-track residency applications for overseas trained general practitioners has been applauded by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. General practitioners and rural hospital doctors ... More >>

Vaccination Mandate Keeps GPs (and Patients) Safe, And Practices Open For Business

Tuesday, 8 March 2022, 4:44 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is concerned about comments made by the judiciary regarding the importance of protections of health services provided in the community. The judge’s comments imply that GPs are dealing with ... More >>

GPs Ask Patients For Patience As They Tackle Omicron

Friday, 4 March 2022, 10:13 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

With daily COVID cases numbers continuing to rise, general practitioners are asking for patience and understanding from the public as they continue to work at the forefront of community medicine. The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners Medical ... More >>

GPs Worried That RATs Will Cause Spats

Thursday, 24 February 2022, 12:12 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is frustrated that general practices have not received sufficient time to prepare for the increased use of Rapid Antigen Test (RATs) in practices and are worried about unnecessary stress being placed ... More >>

Top GPs Confirm New Zealanders’ Healthcare Needs Will Always Be Paramount

Wednesday, 23 February 2022, 4:54 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Following the release of the NZMA’s ‘red letter’ The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (the College) and General Practice New Zealand (GPNZ) are clear that general practice will continue to be a vital part of Aotearoa’s COVID-19 ... More >>

Omicron Is Not Delta: Dealing With COVID In The Future Requires A Change In Mindset

Wednesday, 16 February 2022, 9:03 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners says there needs to be a change in mindset for how we deal with COVID-19 in the future. Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have worked to eliminate COVID-19 and keep community transmission ... More >>

Omicron Forces College Of GPs To Change Clinical Exams

Thursday, 3 February 2022, 3:25 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Board of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has announced that the College will not proceed with its registrars’ first year clinical exams that were planned to commence at the end of February 2022. Instead, this cohort of ... More >>

Māori And Pasifika Hardest Hit By Delta; What Will We Do Differently With Omicron?

Thursday, 27 January 2022, 6:28 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Health inequities are not new and have sadly played out again throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Analysis of New Zealand’s earlier COVID-19 outbreaks showed clear and predictable inequities, such as Māori being 2.5 times more likely to require hospitalisations ... More >>

Red, Orange, Green - Your GP Is Always Here For You

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 10:20 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

With all of New Zealand now under the red traffic light setting and recognising that we already have a stretched workforce, The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners would like to remind the public that general practice clinics are still ... More >>

GPs Receive International Recognition For Contribution To General Practice

Monday, 6 December 2021, 10:46 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners congratulates Professor Felicity Goodyear-Smith and Dr Jo Scott-Jones who have been awarded Fellowship of the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA). These Fellowships were awarded (virtually) ... More >>

College Of GPs Welcomes Additional Funding, Questions What This Means For Workforce

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 1:13 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners welcomes the investment to increase testing, tracing, and support for managing COVID-19 in the community, but questions what this means for general practitioners working on the frontline and ... More >>

Anger Towards GPs Over Vaccine Exemptions Unacceptable Says GP College

Wednesday, 3 November 2021, 2:56 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners welcomes today’s announcement of the establishment of a centralised application process for vaccine exemption certificates. College President Dr Samantha Murton says, "This process, along with the upcoming ... More >>

Speak Up And See Your GP This Men's Health Month

Monday, 1 November 2021, 9:47 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

November is all about tackling the big issues that are affecting men’s health, and The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is encouraging people to speak up and seek help. The College’s Medical Director Dr Bryan Betty says, ... More >>

Seven Key Points You Should Know About COVID-19

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 3:27 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has been working with epidemiologists, and infectious disease and vaccine experts to cut through the misinformation that is circulating about COVID-19. Dr Bryan Betty, the College’s medical director says, ... More >>

Vaccination Targets Important To Increase Equitable Outcomes

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 10:28 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners supports the 90 percent vaccination rates for each District Health Board (DHB) and would especially like to see the 90 percent target reached in the most vulnerable of our communities. Delta is a much ... More >>

Excuses Will Slow Down The Vaccine Rollout Says GP College

Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 9:17 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is urging people to keep building on the high levels of vaccinations seen during last weekend’s ‘Super Saturday’ vaxathon events to protect themselves and their communities against COVID-19. ... More >>

Mandatory Vaccinations Necessary To Keep Our Communities Safe Say GP College

Monday, 11 October 2021, 5:56 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners supports the call for mandatory vaccinations for those in the health and disability sector as announced this afternoon by COVID-19 Minister Chris Hipkins. College President Dr Samantha Murton says, "As ... More >>

College Of GPs And Pasifika Wellbeing Hub Partner To Support Pasifika GPs

Thursday, 7 October 2021, 9:56 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Over the past 18 months The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners’ Pasifika GPs have been paramount in the drive to address health inequities associated with COVID-19 in their communities. On top of their already heavy workloads, our ... More >>

Make A Date To Vaccinate. GPs Welcome National Call To Action On 16 October

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 1:59 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners welcomes the national call to action for all eligible Kiwis to get vaccinated on 16 October’s ‘Super Saturday’ event. COVID-19 Minister Chris Hipkins said now is the time to pull out all the stops ... More >>

Breast Cancer Awareness Month A Timely Reminder To Touch, Look, Check, And See Your GP If Something’s Not Normal

Monday, 4 October 2021, 11:53 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is reminding people to take the time to check their breasts, and to see your GP if you have any concerns. College President and Wellington GP Dr Samantha ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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