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Errant GP need not make the front page, court told

Errant GP need not make the front page, court told
Thursday 31 July 2014, 4:17PM

A GP who must have a chaperone present for consultations with female patients was today battling to ban media from naming him

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More govt money for nurse graduate scholarships

Thursday 31 July 2014, 4:40PM

Tony Ryall’s announcement of $1.5 million towards nurse graduate scholarships for VLCA practices is welcomed

Take a look at…valedictory statements from Tony Ryall and Paul Hutchison

Thursday 31 July 2014, 3:48PM

Health minister Tony Ryall and health select committee chair Paul Hutchison gave their final speeches in the House yesterday

Fundraising for Feilding IFHC gets into gear with social media twist

Thursday 31 July 2014, 3:17PM

Facebook used to help raise $1.5 million within 18 months for Feilding IFHC

Ebola outbreak provokes international alarm

Thursday 31 July 2014, 2:37PM

Ebola outbreak in West Africa provoking concern among health authorities around the world but risk low for New Zealand



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More scholarships for nurse graduates

Health minister Tony RyallThursday 31 July 2014, 11:14AM

Making sense of psychosis: Registration now open

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Consensual relationships or forced marriages?

Consensual relationships or forced marriages?Thursday 31 July 2014, 8:59AM

Alliances bring together primary and secondary care health professionals and managers, agreeing to make decisions unanimously wherever possible and to support clinical leadership

A royal engagement: Urgent care doctors arise

Thursday 17 July 2014, 10:39AM

Silverware was brought out and fine wine was on tap at Government House in Auckland last month, to celebrate the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care’s new status. But the red carpet hasn’t always been rolled out for this new breed of healthcare professionals. Reynald Castaneda looks back at the genesis of urgent care doctors and looks ahead to what new challenges await

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Motor mightier than microbe - Danger on foreign roads

Wednesday 02 July 2014, 1:36PM

In New Zealand, about 600 road accidents in 2013 resulting in death or injury were caused by foreign tourists. The statistic became particularly well announced over the recent Queen’s Birthday weekend when four of the six deaths during the holiday were caused by tourists


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Invention targets the mobile generation's premature stoop

Invention targets the mobile generation's premature stoopThursday 31 July 2014, 11:33AM

A Dunedin physiotherapist has spent a lot of time wor­rying about what he calls the “iHunch”. It’s the stoop that is caused by constantly checking your mobile device, and Steve August’s Backpod is designed to cure it

E-enrolment design to be revealed in coming months

Thursday 17 July 2014, 10:59AM

Details on how e-enrolments will work behind the scenes are set to be revealed in the coming months.

Solo GP practice still not a goldmine when selling

Wednesday 02 July 2014, 1:22PM

The business of general practice was a focus for several speakers at the Rotorua GP CME last month.


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A new performance and incentive programme

Barbara FountainThursday 31 October 2013, 5:01PM

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Wake-up call on urgent need for nurse training in general practice

By Barbara Docherty Thursday 31 July 2014, 4:42PM Comments 0
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Going public – but not too public

By Emma Dunning Tuesday 29 July 2014, 9:08AM Comments 0
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'Slightly Mad': A Bit of Fry and Laurie

By Funny bone Monday 28 July 2014, 12:22PM Comments 1
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NZFF Part 2: 'The Dark Horse', 'Boyhood' and 'Healing'

By The film blog Monday 28 July 2014, 11:57AM Comments 0

RNZCGP Fellowship awards

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Taking steps to tackle ethical issues in general practice

Taking steps to tackle ethical issues in general practiceWednesday 30 July 2014, 3:21PM

Although ethics are often referred to in healthcare, thinking through ethical issues does not come as easy to doctors as thinking through clinical issues

Sometimes a complete change of game plan is the only option

Thursday 17 July 2014, 10:44AM

It’s winter and ambivalent rugby fan David Galler finds himself reflecting on a famous test match and the lessons it holds for our health system.

Nanny state debate? Bring it on, says Green Party’s Hague

Wednesday 02 July 2014, 1:30PM

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GPs follow specialists’ requests despite risks

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Growing Up in New Zealand Vulnerability Report 1

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Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review CommitteeWednesday 02 July 2014, 12:00AM

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