s we pin our pink ribbons on for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is reminding people to touch, look, and check their breasts and if anything isn’t normal, call your GP.
A new study published in the Journal of Primary Health Care shows that GPs should be involved in all stages of New Zealander’s cancer care for patients to have the best chance of success.
If you’re worried about your mental health, or the mental health of someone you know, now is the time to see your GP.
New Zealand’s 5,500 general practitioners are working hard to sustain excellent community health care across the country but are finding the second wave of COVID-19 challenging.
The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) is today mourning the loss of former Cook Islands prime minister Dr Joe Williams
The Research and Education Charitable Trust has been replaced by the new Research and Education Committee.
On Thursday, 27 August the College’s Board unanimously agreed to cancel the Health Aotearoa conference that was set to happen in November this year.
As the streets are sprinkled with yellow and collectors are at the ready for Daffodil Day, it’s a timely reminder for people to check they’re up to date with regular screening and checks.
The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM), The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care (RNZCUC) have today issued a joint statement, welcoming the Government’s swift action
Recently the DHB Chief Executives let us know that they have endorsed the proposal to change resident medical officer (RMO) rotation dates. From 2021, all training programmes will start 1 February.
The Division of Rural Hospital Medicine of New Zealand (DRHMNZ) announced the appointment of four new doctors to its Division Council at its AGM on Thursday 23 July.
Dr Rachel Mackie has been named as the new Chair of Te Akoranga a Māui, The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners Māori representative group. Tokoroa GP Dr Jason Tuhoe has been named deputy chair.
New research published today in the Journal of Primary Health Care shows that New Zealanders will die earlier than Australians and its heart disease and cancer that will do it.
The College is pleased to announce Health Aotearoa 2020, a conference that will replace WONCA NZ, which was postponed owing to COVID-19 concerns.
The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has called the final report of The Health and Disability System Review ‘progressive and promising.’
New research published today by the Journal of Primary Health Care, which is produced by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners shows that the New Zealand health system is not well set up to deal with multimorbidities.
During New Zealand’s COVID-19 response, general practice adapted rapidly (ahead of the Government’s lockdown) and now has a plan for an accessible and equitable community health model.
Hawke’s Bay GP and Distinguished Fellow Dr Kerryn Lum has been appointed as the College’s new Censor in Chief.
The theme for World Family Doctor Day on Tuesday, 19 May is, ‘family doctors on the front line.’
The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is disappointed that general practice has been left out of today’s Budget announcement.