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12 Mar 2018

Dr Lynn McBain: data a powerful tool in delivering better health outcomes

Head of the University of Otago Wellington’s Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Associate Professor Lynn McBain, says data can be an incredibly powerful tool for primary care management and quality.

6 Mar 2018 College

End of Life Choice Bill

The College does not endorse euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide: response to call for submissions on End of Life Choice Bill

5 Mar 2018 College

Meet Dr Api Talemaitoga

Meet Api Talemaitoga: GP in Auckland and Christchurch, former physician to the Fijian Prime Minister and College Board member.

19 Feb 2018 College

Exam results released

Registrars of the College have now received their examination results.

3 Jan 2018 College

GPs get good report from patients

The College welcomes a new survey report showing that patients think GP waiting room times are acceptable, and that they are treated with respect and kindness.

22 Dec 2017 College

Here's to another year!

The College is closed from 22 December 2017 to 8 January 2018. Wishing you all a safe and happy holiday season.

14 Dec 2017 College

College will not develop a position on euthanasia

On 13 December parliament voted 76 to 44 in support of David Seymour’s End of Life Choice Private Member’s Bill progressing to a select committee for consideration.

28 Nov 2017 College

Take outs from our Digital Summit

More than 120 GPs and health sector stakeholders gathered in Wellington last week for a robust discussion about innovation and technology in primary health care.

14 Nov 2017 College

Digital Summit: Speaker Helmut Modlik

Helmut Modlik is the CE of Patients First, has a wealth of experience in the ICT world, and is advocate for better health systems for all Kiwis.

7 Nov 2017 College

Digital Summit: Keynote Speaker John Macaskill-Smith

CE of Ventures Ltd, the creative and innovative branch of Pinnacle Midlands Health Network.

1 Nov 2017 College

2,000 family doctors coming to New Zealand

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has won its bid to host the 2020 WONCA Asia Pacific Region Conference, which would bring approximately 2,000 family doctors to New Zealand.

26 Oct 2017 College

New Minister of Health has a big to-do list

The College congratulates Hon Dr David Clark MP on his appointment as Minister of Health, and Hon Julie-Anne Genter MP and Hon Jenny Salesa MP on their appointments as associate health ministers.

25 Oct 2017 College

Digital Summit: Keynote Speaker Dr Ruth Large

Dr Ruth Large is living her dream of improving access to equitable health care for all New Zealanders.

20 Oct 2017 College

New PM must prioritise primary care

College President Dr Tim Malloy extends his congratulations to the Prime Minister-elect, Jacinda Ardern, on forming a new Government.

16 Oct 2017 College

Digital Summit: Keynote Speaker Arturo Pelayo

Futurist, innovator, educator and thinker

11 Oct 2017 Member

Meet the College’s New Board Apprentice Dr Lorraine Brooking

Rural GP and EAG Member Lorraine Brooking has just been appointed to the position of 2017 Board Apprentice.

12 Sep 2017 College

Telehealth and the digital future of primary health care

New Telehealth position statement released in time for College IT summit

4 Sep 2017 Member

The impact of our postcards to the Minister

College President Tim Malloy updates members on the postcard campaign.

28 Aug 2017 Rural and EquitySector

School of Rural Medicine Announcement

College's response to National's School of Rural Medicine announcement.

26 Aug 2017 College

GP College heartened by Labour’s funding announcement

College's response to Labour's health funding announcement.

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