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24 Jul 2018 College

GP profile - Dr Vicki Mount

Dr Vicki Mount is the first to point out the circuitous route she has had to becoming a GP. She is a College-employed first-year GP registrar at Greenstone Family Clinic in Manurewa, South Auckland.

16 Jul 2018 College

GP18: Top Tips for Auckland

Check out these tips for making your GP18 trip to Auckland a success

13 Jul 2018 RNZCGP Digest

Integrating data on social determinants of health into electronic health records

This commentary piece discusses how incorporating data on social determinants of health into electronic health records (EHR) can provide a broader perspective on potential drivers of a patient’s health status and identify approaches to improving the

12 Jul 2018 College

Rural hospital doctor profile - Dr Emma Davey

I live in beautiful part of the country, and the work-life balance is amazing. The sense of community – of being part of something bigger than just work – is a real benefit. There’s a real sense of community, with people looking out for each other.

5 Jul 2018 College

Top 5 reasons to attend GP18

Later this month we will be welcoming over 500 GPs and primary care professionals to the Aotea Centre in Auckland for our annual Conference for General Practice. Here's 5 reasons to be there!

5 Jul 2018 RNZCGP Digest

Pertussis vaccination uptake in pregnancy

This paper reviews the results of an audit to determine the proportion of pregnant women vaccinated with the pertussis booster in the third trimester of their pregnancy, and explores factors influencing coverage.

5 Jul 2018 College

Greg Judkins Poetry Prize

In honour of Dr Greg Judkins who for more than 30 years has encouraged registrars to use poetry as a medium to reflect on their practise

27 Jun 2018 RNZCGP Digest

Disrupting the present to build a stronger health workforce for the future

The author of this article argues that disruption is required to build health systems and a workforce for the future, rather than making adjustments to current service delivery arrangements

27 Jun 2018 College

Weighing up weight loss advice

GPs have a really important role in ‘selling’ weight loss the right way to their patients and helping them on their journey. Mary Rose says that painting a positive picture is vital from the start: you can sow the seed for how they can have an exciti

26 Jun 2018 College

Cornerstone Review Announcement

We are excited to announce our plan to completely revamp Aiming for Excellence and the CORNERSTONE® programme

25 Jun 2018 College

Tā (Sir) Māui Pōmare Day

Tā (Sir) Māui Pōmare was the first Māori doctor to graduate from a medical school, and is the namesake of the College's Māori representative group, Te Akoranga a Māui.

21 Jun 2018 RNZCGP Digest

Enduring Mental Health prevalence and prediction

This article is one of several publications that is based on research from the Dunedin Study. The authors’ premise is the majority of the population will experience some diagnosable mental health condition at some point in their lifetime.

19 Jun 2018 College

Quick 5 with Professor Amanda Howe

Ahead of the Conference for General Practice 2018, we had a chat with keynote speaker Professor Amanda Howe, President of WONCA.

19 Jun 2018 College

GPs leading the way

The College’s annual conference is fast approaching and we encourage as many members as possible to join us for three action-packed days of fun, learning and celebration.

18 Jun 2018 College

GP Profile: Dr Carol Atmore

When Carol Atmore was growing up in Whakatane, friends and family said she should be a doctor – and it turns out they were right.

13 Jun 2018 RNZCGP Digest

Before the beginning: nutrition and lifestyle in the preconception period

This is the first in a series of articles that make the case for preconception health as a key determinant of pregnancy success and next generation health

12 Jun 2018 College

GP Profile: Dr Jamie Shepherd

When it comes to health care services, Auckland GP Dr Jamie Shepherd is passionate about providing options to his patients.

7 Jun 2018 RNZCGP Digest

Biases in electronic health record data due to processes within the healthcare sys

This article considers the massive amounts of data generated by electronic health record (EHR) systems, and points to an increasing risk of biased and incorrect medical findings from the use of Big Data analytical techniques without a full understand

6 Jun 2018 College

College submission to Mental Health and Addictions Inquiry

At the beginning of 2018 the Government established the Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction. In response to a request for formal submissions, the College has prepared a detailed response.

5 Jun 2018 College

Equally Well Prescribing Video

A new Equally Well video resource could help GPs improve health inequities experienced by people with mental health issues.

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