Visitors to the College conference stand at the National Rural Health Conference will be some of the first to see the new On-call, Off-site and After-hours Safety resource.
New School of Rural Health (SRH) being considered by NZ's two medical schools in association with the College and the NZ Rural GP Network
On Saturday 4 March the College launched its refreshed Maori Strategy at an event in Auckland.
The college has extended the period of submission of feedback on the Medical Council’s proposed changes to doctors’ recertification requirements
Medsafe has accepted the Medicines Classification Committee (MCC) recommendation reclassifying selected oral contraceptives
Professor Yoram Barak of the Otago University School of Medicine shares his knowledge of Alzheimer’s prevention.
Submissions are open on this omnibus bill that overs a wide range of legislative reforms to support the new child-centred operating model for the Ministry of Vulnerable Children | Oranga Tamariki.
Do you think pharmaceutical companies should be able to advertise their prescription-only medicines directly to consumers?
On 4 January 2017 new infectious disease legislation came into force which has implications for primary health care providers.
The College’s new Practice Ownership Guide outlines the benefits of practice ownership including autonomy, stability and financial reward. It also provides opportunities to develop new skills and can improve your understanding of and connection to th
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Ministry of Health advice in response to the Therapeutic Goods Administration's breast implant risk report.
There has been a delay in a batch of ezetimibe with simvastatin (tab 10 mg with simvastatin 10 mg) into the country. As a result, there will be limited supply of this presentation of ezetimibe with simvastatin. levels of BRCA1 protein
College Board member and recently appointed New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) Fellow Mark Peterson puts his 30-year involvement in medical governance down to being a ‘bit of a nosey bugger’.
At its GP - Heart of the community campaign launch event on 30 November, the College released its 2016 Workforce Survey’s Work and Wellbeing report.
Last week the College’s work raising awareness of primary healthcare issues gained good ground in the public domain. We helped arrange an article in the New Zealand Herald and on Newstalk ZB regarding the shortage of GPs and how patient lists are be
A reliable cell phone and a good car place first and second on the list of ‘must-haves’ for rural locum Penny Kagan.
And when you consider the size of her patch, it’s easy to see why.
On 30 November the College hosted an event, attended by the Minister of Health Dr Jonathan Coleman and primary health care representatives, to share the results of its 2016 Workforce Survey and acknowledge the work done by its 4,500 GPs.
The health and wellbeing of young people is at the heart of a collaboration between the College, the Ministry of Health and the Society of Youth Health Professionals Aotearoa New Zealand (SYHPANZ).
Q. What do you get when you cross a chartered accountant with a doctor?
A. Daniel McIntosh, the newly-appointed apprentice on the College Board.