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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.
New Zealand’s rural communities are facing a healthcare crisis with more than a quarter of all rural practices being short staffed.
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’.
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.
Dr Caitlin Whitford, a rural hospital doctor working in Turangi, has become the first recipient of the Dr Amjad Hamid Medal.
The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is today celebrating 12 high-achieving GPs.
Ms Jill Muirhead of Wanaka and Ms Wendy Finnie of Dunedin have been awarded Honorary Fellowship.
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.
Four GPs (from Cambridge, Okaihau, and Auckland) have been recognised outstanding contributions.
Dr Graeme Kidd of Howick, Auckland has been awarded a Community Service Medal by the College.
Dr Graham McGeoch of Governors Bay has been awarded Distinguished Fellowship of the College.
The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is today celebrating seven new Māori GPs.
Dr Chris Reid of Falmouth has been awarded Distinguished Fellowship of the College.
Ross Lawrenson, Professor of Population Health at the University of Waikato has been awarded Honorary Fellowship.
Dr Elodie Mazoyer, a Christchurch GP, has won the Humphrey Rainey Prize for Excellence.
The Collge College of General Practitioners is today congratulating Dr Neru Leavasa and Dr Gaurav Sharma.
New research published today in The New Zealand Medical Journal shows that during lockdown GPs delivered the same level of care they usually would, just in a different way.
The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is welcoming yesterday’s announcement to invest $55 million in tackling the root causes of rheumatic fever.
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.