Four GPs (from Cambridge, Okaihau, and Auckland) have been recognised for the outstanding contribution they have made to The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioner’s Faculty groups. All four have been awarded Distinguished Service Medals for their voluntary work.
College President Dr Samantha Murton says, “Having a group of such engaged GPs who serve their peers and communities helps progress and develop the general practice profession.
“I am happy we can recognise the contribution these GPs made in a significant and memorable way,” she says.
These medals would traditionally be awarded in a special ceremony at the College’s conference. However, this year the conference and ceremony were cancelled because of COVID-19. The 2020 award winners will be formally recognised during the 2021 College conference.
Distinguished Service Medals were awarded to: