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22 Feb 2021

Copy of General Practice students fly high in recent exams

The future of general practice is in good hands after two of the highest pass rates in recent years were achieved by registrars (trainee GPs) in their recent clinical and written exams.

22 Feb 2021

General Practice students fly high in recent exams

The future of general practice is in good hands after two of the highest pass rates in recent years were achieved by registrars (trainee GPs) in their recent clinical and written exams.

16 Feb 2021

Funding applications open for research that benefits general practice

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has today opened its triannual funding round for research that benefits general practice. This is the first funding round of the year.

15 Feb 2021

GPs reminding Aucklanders they’re ‘open for business’ despite Level 3 restrictions

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is reminding Aucklanders that, despite Level 3 restrictions, general practices are open for business.

1 Feb 2021

214 doctors representing 28 ethnicities start specialist GP training

Across New Zealand this week, 214 doctors will begin their training to become specialist general practitioners.

26 Jan 2021

College of GPs introduces new options for training more Rural Hospital Doctors

The Division of Rural Hospital Medicine has introduced a new scheme that will help doctors train faster to become Rural Hospital Doctors if they’ve already specialised in emergency medicine.

25 Jan 2021

College of GPs calls for increased testing for COVID-19

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has this morning asked all its GP members to increase swabbing for COVID-19 after the news yesterday of a community case in Northland.

19 Jan 2021

Three College Fellows receive 2021 New Year Honours

The College is absolutely thrilled to congratulate three Fellows who received New Year Honours for their outstanding contribution to general practice

13 Jan 2021

Dr Kiriana Bird appointed to College of GP’s Board

Dr Kiriana Bird (Ngāti Tukorehe, Ngāti Porou) has been appointed to the Board of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners for a three-year term.

21 Dec 2020

College of GPs calls PHARMAC’s diabetes decision today a ‘win for equity’

Today’s decision by PHARMAC to fund two new medications for the management of Type 2 diabetes, and to especially make them available for Māori and Pacific patients is a win for equity says The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.

24 Nov 2020

GPs frustrated by PHARMAC’s lack of progress on better meds for Type 2 diabetics

PHARMAC has put the brakes on two new medications that would greatly improve treatment options for Type 2 diabetics, frustrating The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.

19 Nov 2020

Government’s visa rules thwart overseas doctors despite critical rural shortages

New Zealand’s rural communities are facing a healthcare crisis with more than a quarter of all rural practices being short staffed.

30 Oct 2020 College

GP College says cannabis health issues won’t go away with ‘no’ vote

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has today reminded people that the health issues associated with cannabis use won’t go away because today’s preliminary referendum vote was ‘no’.

30 Oct 2020 College

GPs cautious about ‘yes’ vote on End of Life Choice Bill

In 12 months’ time some of New Zealand’s GPs could be enabling their patient to end their life after today’s preliminary ‘yes’ vote in the End of Life Bill referendum.

23 Oct 2020

Medal in memory of slain doctor awarded to young Taumarunui GP

Dr Caitlin Whitford, a rural hospital doctor working in Turangi, has become the first recipient of the Dr Amjad Hamid Medal.

21 Oct 2020

GPs celebrated in College awards

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is today celebrating 12 high-achieving GPs.

20 Oct 2020

Teachers receive Honorary Fellowship

Ms Jill Muirhead of Wanaka and Ms Wendy Finnie of Dunedin have been awarded Honorary Fellowship.

20 Oct 2020

Congratulations to New Zealand’s 191 new GPs

A new batch of general practitioners has just been made, with 191 GPs graduating their speciality training from The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.

20 Oct 2020

Four GPs’ service to their peer group recognised in College awards

Four GPs (from Cambridge, Okaihau, and Auckland) have been recognised outstanding contributions.

20 Oct 2020

Innovative business leader and doctor awarded top honour by GP College

Dr Graham McGeoch of Governors Bay has been awarded Distinguished Fellowship of the College.

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