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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 >>

When It Comes To COVID-19, GPs Advise Against Taking Advice From Social Media Influencers

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 10:36 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners’ Medical Director Dr Bryan Betty wouldn’t attempt to advise you on nail art, contouring, or the most popular activewear brand. And you shouldn’t be taking advice on COVID-19 from someone who ... More >>

College Of GPs Welcomes Announcement Of Improved Maternity Health Outcomes

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 1:04 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Yesterday’s announcement to improve women’s health equity through improved maternity services and ACC legislation amendments for childbirth injuries is welcomed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. College President Dr Samantha ... More >>

GPs Serving Their Communities And Supporting Pasifika Families Affected By Delta

Friday, 24 September 2021, 2:49 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The current COVID-19 Delta outbreak has hit the Pacific community hard with about half of all cases being Pasifika people. Hearing these numbers prompted The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioner’s Pasifika Chapter to spring into action ... More >>

Lack Of Primary Care Representation On Health NZ Board Not Acceptable, Says GP College

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 3:09 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners welcomes the appointment of Distinguished College Fellow Professor Sue Crengle onto the Māori Health Authority Board. Professor Crengle was an invaluable Board member for the College from 2014 ... More >>

College of GPs against Ivermectin for COVID-19 treatment

Monday, 6 September 2021, 2:34 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is urging the public to be smart about misinformation highlighting untested and unapproved treatments of COVID-19, such as Ivermectin. More >>

GPs heartened by record vaccination numbers

Monday, 30 August 2021, 1:48 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners says the number of people vaccinated over the past week shows how committed the country is to fighting COVID-19. Dr Bryan Betty, the College’s Medical Director says, "New Zealand is rightly ... More >>

College calls for priority vaccines for Māori and Pasifika

Monday, 23 August 2021, 9:28 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners supports the call from Te Rōpū Whakakaupapa Urutā, the National Māori Pandemic Group, that unvaccinated Māori and Pasifika must be prioritised to receive their first COVID-19 vaccination. More >>

GPs Here To Help Throughout The Latest COVID Outbreak

Friday, 20 August 2021, 6:43 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

As requests for vaccinations increase, and queues at testing centres grow, The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners would like to remind the public about how your local GP can help during this period of uncertainty. Many general practice ... More >>

How to see your GP during Alert Level 4

Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 10:50 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

As New Zealand begins another stint in Alert Level 4, The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners would like to remind the public that general practice clinics are still open for business, and say, ‘your health is important to us’. To help ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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