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Bits & Pieces

All those interesting bits and pieces that add a little extra to articles in New Zealand Doctor newspaper and to nzdoctor.co.nz

Bits & Pieces

Have you or would you do the following?

Wednesday 12 February 2014, 3:45PM


Would you personally do the following?

Wednesday 12 February 2014, 3:40PM


Would you undergo the following?

Wednesday 12 February 2014, 3:39PM


GAIHN three-year progress report

Wednesday 18 December 2013, 2:26PM

Three year report on progress implementing GAIHN


Medsafe letter to GPs

Wednesday 27 March 2013, 11:16AM

Information for GPs on the importation of prescription medicines


Justice Whata's full judgement

Tuesday 06 November 2012, 3:09PM

Justice Whata's judgement on the injunction by a group of South Canterbury GPs


Others in health on the New Year Honours list

Thursday 02 February 2012, 11:36AM

From the 1 Feb 2012 issue - Southern stars honoured.


A&M clinics offer affordable, more accessible afterhours care

Monday 05 September 2011, 1:45PM

A ProCare special bulletin to its members dated 31 August, leaked to New Zealand Doctor, says reduced copayments will be offered at 11 A&M clinics open until 10pm across Auckland starting on 5 September as part of the new Auckland-wide after-hours strategy.


List of Auckland A&M clinics and their fees

Monday 05 September 2011, 11:39AM


BowelScreen Aotearoa

Monday 18 April 2011, 5:30PM

Articles quoted in letter from BowelScreen Aotearoa


List of redundancies at MoH

Wednesday 17 November 2010, 10:23AM


What GPs say about health minister Tony Ryall

Monday 15 November 2010, 2:22PM

As part of the November New Zealand Doctor/IMS Health fax poll, GPs were asked to write down their impressions of health minister Tony Ryall. The poll attracted 89 responses. The following are unedited comments from GPs.


National Health IT Plan

Tuesday 09 November 2010, 1:36PM

The September 2010 version of the National Health IT Plan. Changes include editing changes and new information on funding and investment priorities (see section 3.4 Investment Priorities).


A more unified health and disability system

Tuesday 09 November 2010, 11:45AM

A organisational summary of the National Health Board. Includes the NHB reporting structure, terms of reference and priorities.


A More Unified Health and Disability System - NHB

Tuesday 09 November 2010, 11:43AM

Presentation to NGOs


Work Capacity Medical Certificate - guide for health practitioners

Monday 20 September 2010, 3:45PM

This is a guide for health practitioners on the Work Capacity Medical Certificate - the new certificate to be used for sickness and invalid beneficiaries.


Workforce relief registration form

Tuesday 14 September 2010, 11:22AM

For GPs, nurses and pharmacists who wish to provide relief assistance for tired health professionals in Christchurch following the earthquake


District Health Board elections 2010

Wednesday 18 August 2010, 3:49PM

Here is a helpful page of links to all you need to know about the upcoming District Health Board elections. The elections are held every three years, at the same time as local government elections. Elections begin in September.


The great NZMA medical school debates

Thursday 29 July 2010, 11:51AM

Medical students and NZMA members and faculty were snapped enjoying pre-debate drinks and canapés


Diagnosing the funnybone

Tuesday 27 July 2010, 10:04AM

Cliniscal pages and health politics getting you down? Let us cheer you up and tickle your funnybone with these hilarious clips.


Health cuts under National

Friday 09 July 2010, 10:48AM

Health cuts since coming into office


The Third Biennial General Practice Education Convention 2010

Friday 09 July 2010, 10:28AM

Twenty year awards



Monday 14 June 2010, 10:49AM

These are references relevant to articles appearing in New Zealand Doctor print.


Performance audits 2008: follow-up report

Thursday 13 May 2010, 3:31PM

April 2010 report from the Office of the Controller and Auditor-General following up on its performance audits of public entities conducted in 2008


Minister of health Tony Ryall's speech opening Wellington Hospital's new brachytherapy bunker

Tuesday 11 May 2010, 3:11PM

Minister of health Tony Ryalls speech at the opening of Wellington hospital's new brachytherapy bunker


High Court decision 29 April 2010: Henderson v Privacy Commissioner

Monday 10 May 2010, 9:38AM

High Court decision on the Privacy Commissioner's opinion about Robert Henderson


Improving Dementia Care by Bupa geriatrician Maree Todd

Monday 03 May 2010, 1:01PM

Includes letter to GPs by Bupa chief executive Dwayne Crombie, mentioned in New Zealand Doctor 5 May 2010


New resource

Thursday 29 April 2010, 1:52PM

Advice on influenza and febrile convulsions


Aplle iPad medical application (New Zealand Doctor 28 April)

Tuesday 27 April 2010, 10:06AM

Carter's Encyclopedia of Health and Medicine is set for release on the Apple iPad


National's policy paper on welfare

Wednesday 24 March 2010, 10:55AM

National's policy paper on welfare which details proposed changes such as limiting the maximum time for which a second medical certificate is valid


Draft GAIHN business case summary paper

Thursday 18 March 2010, 3:11PM

Draft executive summary of the business case from the Greater Auckland Integrated Health Network (GAIHN)


IMAC statement 15 March 2010

Tuesday 16 March 2010, 11:54AM

A statement released by IMAC following a report in a local newspaper claiming Gardasil is unsafe


PHO performance details released

Tuesday 16 March 2010, 11:04AM

The Ministry of Health has released the material on PHO performance originally supplied to Radio New Zealand National under the Official Information Act. Please note in the letter accompanying the Excel table of figures it states Family Care PHO comes under Wairarapa PHO, when in fact it is Hutt Valley DHB.


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