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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

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

3 May 2017 College

Technology changing patient interactions

The College has released a new resource to offer guidance on patient portal technology and young people.

31 Mar 2017 College

New On-call, Off-site and After-hours safety resource

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.

21 Mar 2017 Rural and EquityCollege

School of Rural Health proposed to address chronic shortage of rural health profes

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

6 Mar 2017 College

New strategy to improve Māori health outcomes

On Saturday 4 March the College launched its refreshed Maori Strategy at an event in Auckland.

15 Feb 2017 College

Consultation on proposed recertification changes extended

The college has extended the period of submission of feedback on the Medical Council’s proposed changes to doctors’ recertification requirements

14 Feb 2017 Sector

Medsafe reclassifies selected oral contraceptives

Medsafe has accepted the Medicines Classification Committee (MCC) recommendation reclassifying selected oral contraceptives

8 Feb 2017

How to prevent Alzheimer’s disease

Professor Yoram Barak of the Otago University School of Medicine shares his knowledge of Alzheimer’s prevention.

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