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GP jumps at chance to watch and learn at RNZCGP board table

GP jumps at chance to watch and learn at RNZCGP board table
Tuesday 01 December 2015, 5:22PM

Manly Medical Centre GP Jo Blakey is the RNZCGP’s new board apprentice, the third in its history

Around 1600 lives lost annually to lack of defibrillator or CPR skills – St John report

Tuesday 01 December 2015, 4:34PM

Opportunities to save people who suffer cardiac arrest are being missed

GPNZ calculates cost of ProCare departure

Tuesday 01 December 2015, 12:13PM

The departure of ProCare strikes a heavy financial blow for GPNZ, but the organisation remains committed to supporting general practice

New kidney disease support tool to go nationwide

Tuesday 01 December 2015, 10:39AM

BPAC wins $750,000 Ministry of Health contract to roll out two electronic decision support tools

Deadline around meeting Foundation Standard relaxed for general practices

Monday 30 November 2015, 4:32PM

Delays in negotiating the implementation of the Foundation Standard have resulted in a little breathing room for practices required to meet the new minimum standards

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Sex, drugs and screening

Australian Prescriber Tuesday 01 December 2015, 02:17PM

Clinician joins Southern Partnership Group

Health minister Jonathan Coleman Tuesday 01 December 2015, 02:04PM

Survey reveals lack of accessibility to transport

CCS Disability Action Tuesday 01 December 2015, 12:48PM

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Money talks

Money talksThursday 26 November 2015, 9:16AM

Money talks, but when it comes to GP earnings, no one likes talking money. Liane Topham-Kindley gets a feel for what’s happening to GP incomes

Whistle-stop tour: A suburban practice snapshot

Tuesday 10 November 2015, 2:34PM

Reporter Rachel Wattie takes a ride on the Outer LINK bus, for a look at general practice in Auckland's inner suburbs

Class reunion: Revisiting the trainees

Wednesday 28 October 2015, 12:02PM

Thirteen first-year GP registrars told New Zealand Doctor back in 2013 about their aspirations and reasons for being in general practice. Now older and wiser, Bruce Lee finds out if being a GP lived up to their expectations


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Island Bay proves fertile ground for practice troubleshooter

Island Bay proves fertile ground for practice troubleshooterWednesday 25 November 2015, 5:28PM

Departing practice manager Kevin Rowlett reflects on going paperless and LEAN, making a GP a millionaire, and the changing role of practice manager

Happy to be Coxswain of her own new practice in Ashburton

Tuesday 10 November 2015, 2:53PM

Ashburton GP Charlotte Cox was frustrated by delays in the consent process for building a new medical centre, so turned to plan B when suitable premises became vacant in the town

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Contract servicing costs reduce funding for community health

Wednesday 28 October 2015, 12:07PM

Hokianga Health Enterprise Trust is struggling under the weight of multiple government contracts with ever increasing complex reporting and compliance requirements


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Ebola outbreak

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Ballot 2014

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Take up Robyn’s baton in the name of our kids

By Rose Bruce Tuesday 01 December 2015, 11:40AM Comments 0
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Nothing under four stars - artists who abide in the shadows

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Bill Douglas

Where's the love from my PHO? asks GP

By Bill Douglas Friday 27 November 2015, 2:20PM Comments 0
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No one's going to mess with these tough chicks

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Bristol – Capital of the West

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Exploding myths about osteoporosis

Prime Minister's Science Prize winners for 2015: Mark Bolland, Andrew Grey and Ian Reid from the University of Auckland. Video by Debbie Woodhall

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Health Strategy update… where’s focus on stay well and live well?

Health Strategy update… where’s focus on stay well and live well?Wednesday 25 November 2015, 5:05PM

NZMA GP Council chair Kate Baddock finds a few loose ends in the draft of the New Zealand Health Strategy

Great cancer diagnosis possible with hindsight we don’t always have

Tuesday 10 November 2015, 3:00PM

Wellington GP and senior lecturer in the department of primary health care and general practice at the University of Otago, Wellington, Ben Gray, reflects on the report by the health and disability commissioner, Delayed diagnosis of cancer in primary care, released earlier this year.

Hyped-up impractical policies cost the health system dearly

Wednesday 28 October 2015, 12:25PM

Failing to listen to specialists leads to bad ideas, endlessly repeated until they’re seen to be correct. This seems to be the way health reform is done, Ian Powell suggests


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GPs not feeling the love as consults get tougher

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Strategic Refresh of the Health Research Council report

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Owning our future Southern DHB draft plan outline 3 November

Southern DHB Commissioners Tuesday 03 November 2015, 4:54PM

Living well with diabetes plan 2015-2020

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