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23 Jun 2017 College

GP17– Conference for General Practice

This year the College’s annual conference is being held in sunny Dunedin! The programme offers an exciting array of sessions, as well as the opportunity to network and connect with your GP colleagues. Here’s a quick snapshot of what delegates will e

23 Jun 2017 Sector

Palliative care MOJO signed

The memorandum reflects the intentions to jointly improve the delivery of palliative care services in the community.

19 Jun 2017 College

2017 Board nominee - Dr Jo Blakey

Dr. Jo Blakey is an experienced GP practice owner, who works at Manly Medical Centre, Whangaparaoa on the Hibiscus Coast. She holds post graduate diplomas in Child Health, Obstetrics and Sports Medicine and has a passion for medical education, havin

19 Jun 2017 College

2017 Board nominee - Dr Melissa Gilbert-Smith

I am a GP in Northland and have been involved in governance for the past 4 years in the arts, education and most recently health, joining the Manaia PHO board a year or so ago. I have recently been appointed to GP liaison at Whangarei Hospital and am

19 Jun 2017 College

2017 Board nominee - Dr Glenn Doherty

Dr Glenn Doherty has made many contributions to the health sector and general practice focused on Maori and Pacific health, health management, research policy, clinical governance and clinical medicine over three decades. He has made outstanding serv

19 Jun 2017 College

2017 Board nominee - Dr Apisalome (Api) Talemaitoga

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Board elections. Read Dr Apisalome (Api) Talemaitoga's profile. I still believe what I said three years ago before many of you elected me to serve on our College Board: “It is critically important the voice of

19 Jun 2017 College

2017 Board nominee - Dr Tane Taylor

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Board elections. Read Dr Tane Taylor's profile. A Distinguished Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, Dr Tane Taylor is a critical thinker and strategic advisor to private health orga

19 Jun 2017 College

2017 election candidates

2017 Election – Board member of the College. Voting, which is done under the single transferable vote system (STV) will begin on Friday 30 June 2017 until 26 July 2017, and will be done electronically. The following nominations have been received

13 Jun 2017 Sector

College Fellows recognised in 2017 Queen's Birthday honours

Two Fellows of the College were recognised for services to women, health and the New Zealand Defence Force over Queen's Birthday weekend.

8 Jun 2017 Sector

Is Primary Health care getting its fair share of the budget?

On 7 June about 70 primary health care professionals had the opportunity to question MPs from across the political spectrum at the 2017 General Practice Leaders Forum Primary Health Care Summit. The political representatives were Simon O’Connor (Nati

2 Jun 2017 Sector

Politicians, sector leaders gather for primary health care summit

General Practice Leaders Forum's Primary Health Care Summit

30 May 2017 College

An account of the Really Really Great Russell Conference

Ninety GPs attended the iconic Really Really Great Russell Conference 20 - 21 May.

26 May 2017 College

Board election - nominations now open

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Board elections

25 May 2017 Sector

GPs discouraged by 2017 budget announcement

College President Dr Tim Malloy reacts to 2017 budget announcement

22 May 2017 Member

2017 Workforce Survey underway

It's time to add your voice to the 2017 Workforce Survey.

16 May 2017 College

College submission to the Māori Affairs Select Committee

The College's submission on an enquiry in to ‘Whānau access and management of Tūpāpaku’ was well received.

15 May 2017 College

Policy Brief 9: Equally Well

The College has prepared a policy brief which outlines mitigating strategies and recommended actions for GPs improving the physical health of people experiencing mental health and/or addiction issues.

12 May 2017 College

Sharing GPs’ concerns on the national stage

On 11 May, College President Dr Tim Malloy had the opportunity to talk about issues facing GPs and their patients when he spoke at Labour’s Primary Care Summit at the Beehive.

9 May 2017 Sector

MCNZ clarifies its intent behind recertification changes

MCNZ Chair Andrew Connolly has written an open letter to clarify proposed changes to recertification requirements for GPs.

9 May 2017 College

Survey: Registrar satisfaction with GPEP up

College releases results of its 2016 Registrar Satisfaction Survey showing 80% satisfaction rating with the GPEP among registrars

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