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New Zealand Doctor in print and online


New Zealand Doctor provides GPs and many others in the health sector with their only source of up-to-date news about primary care. It is a must-read for anyone wanting to keep up with the ever-changing landscape in the health sector.

Our team of experienced health reporters and clinical contributors report on the issues affecting GPs in every aspect of their professional capacity: health politics, clinical developments and business management. In a more light-hearted vein, a lifestyle section provides articles ranging from wine and film, to travel and humour.

You can read more about New Zealand Doctor staff here.

How often

New Zealand Doctor newspaper is published every fortnight (except January). Our website, www.nzdoctor.co.nz is updated daily and each weekday afternoon we send out our email newsletter, Doctor@Large. Our print circulation is around 3000 and each week around 8000 unique visitors check out our website.

Who reads us

Subscribers include GPs, GP registrars, GP locums, practice nurses, practice managers and a broad range of specialists, primary care practitioners, allied health professionals, PHO officials, DHB managers, lawyers, accountants and NGOs.

Social media

The New Zealand Doctor newsroom is active on Twitter, @NZDoctor, and Facebook, facebook/NewZealandDoctor.

How to subscribe

GPs and nurse practitioners - New Zealand Doctor is available to GPs only at a discounted rate of $174 per annum as part of a combined subscription with MIMS New Ethicals drug directory.

Other subscribers - the full subscription rate for New Zealand Doctor is $211 per annum. Subscription forms are included in the Media kit

We also have subscription options for online and institutions.

For further subscription information click here or for queries contact Helen Roos by email or on 09-488 4272

Editorial content in Print

News covering primary care medical and political issue, medical research, about GPs and others working general practice - prepared by experienced health journalists and specialist contributors.

Comment from the editor, regular contributors and readers is provided through an editorial, letters to the editor, parliamentary column and viewpoints and newsletters from RNZCGP, NZMA GP Council, ASMS, General Practice NZ, Rural General Practice Network and the New Zealand College of Primary Health Care Nurses NZNO.

The business of general practice is covered by staff journalists, business writers and columnists. Content includes practice management, human resources, computing and internet, website reviews and app reviews.

The clinical section is commissioned from GPs and specialists practising in the areas of sports medicine, nutrition, occupational health, elder health, medical defence, dermatology, sexual health, travel medicine, child health and clinical updates on topical issues.

How to Treat
In alternate issues GP experts and specialists discuss in detail the treatment of a particular clinical condition.

After hours
Travel, wine, history, books, humour, music.

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Editorial archives

Access to New Zealand Doctor story archives from 1996-present day is available free to subscribers through the Knowledge Basket. More recent print content is available on www.nzdoctor.co.nz under 'In Print'.

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