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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 >>

Outstanding GPs Recognised At College Award Ceremony

Monday, 9 August 2021, 2:11 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

A highlight of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners annual conference is the Fellowship and Awards ceremony. At GP21: the conference for general practice, which was held over the weekend (6-8 August), the College celebrated outstanding ... More >>

Decision To Give Young Women Free Healthcare Nets Local GP Top Honour

Monday, 9 August 2021, 6:25 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Flaxmere-based GP, Dr Sandra Jessop has been awarded Distinguished Fellowship of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. Distinguished Fellowship is awarded to Fellows of the College who have made sustained contributions to general ... More >>

Top Honour For New Zealand’s GP Expert In Sexual Assault Medical Care

Monday, 9 August 2021, 6:23 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Christchurch GP Dr Clare Healy has been awarded Distinguished Fellowship of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners for her 30-year career working with patients who have experienced physical or sexual abuse. Dr Healy is a general ... More >>

Outstanding Māori Health Advocate Receives Top GP Honour

Monday, 9 August 2021, 6:22 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Renowned Māori health advocate Dr Rawiri McKree Jansen (Ngāti Raukawa and Ngāti Hinerangi) has been awarded Distinguished Fellowship of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. Auckland-based Dr Jansen is the Clinical Director of the ... More >>

Long-serving Taupo GP Honoured With College's Highest Award

Monday, 9 August 2021, 6:21 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Dr Peter Fleischl, a Taupō-based GP, has been awarded Distinguished Fellowship of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. Dr Fleischl’s 30-year dedication to the Taupō community was highlighted when he combined his personal ... More >>

Dr Bryan Betty Awarded Top Honour For Contribution To General Practice

Monday, 9 August 2021, 6:20 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Dr Bryan Betty, a Wellington GP and Medical Director of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has been awarded the College’s top honour of Distinguished Fellowship. This honour is awarded to GPs who have demonstrated sustained contributions ... More >>

GP Awarded Top Honour For Enduring Service To Balclutha Community, And To Rural Health

Monday, 9 August 2021, 6:18 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Dr Branko Sijnja, a Balclutha based GP, has been awarded Distinguished Fellowship of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. Distinguished Fellowship is awarded to Fellows of the College who have made sustained contributions to general ... More >>

Health Minister Announces Practical Framework At GP’s Annual Conference

Friday, 6 August 2021, 11:32 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

Today at GP21: the conference for general practice, Minister for Health Andrew Little announced a new Health System Indicators framework to measure how well the health and disability system serves New Zealanders. The indicators will replace the previous ... More >>

Is There A Doctor In The House? There’s More Than 700 This Weekend In Wellington

Thursday, 5 August 2021, 1:23 pm | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

On Friday more than 700 GPs and other health professionals will put down their stethoscopes and descend on Wellington for The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners annual conference. The conference programme has been created with GPs’ and rural ... More >>

New Zealand Needs To Start Manufacturing COVID-19 Vaccine

Wednesday, 21 July 2021, 11:24 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is calling on the Government to ensure New Zealand can produce and develop COVID-19 vaccines independently. "While New Zealand has secured access to the current COVID-19 vaccine, evidence shows that ... More >>

New Research Shows How Remote GP Consults Are Addressing Worldwide Health Inequities

Monday, 5 July 2021, 9:19 am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

A new study published in the Journal of Primary Health Care shows how during the COVID-19 outbreak, GPs in Italy successfully moved to a virtual medicine model in order to reduce the spread of the virus, and keep patients, and themselves, safe. ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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