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NZMA GP CME Conference

7th Jun 2018 - 19th Aug 2018,

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The NZMA will again hold its annual GP CME conferences in Rotorua and Christchurch.

The GP CME has a reputation for short, sharp and to the point clinical content relevant to daily practice. Each session has 2-3 key 'take-home' messages to change clinical behaviour immediately.

All General Practitioners, Registrars, Registered Nurses and Practice Managers are invited to attend.

The Rotorua GP CME is endorsed for CME and MOPS purposes by the RNZCGP, while the GP CME South is currently under application for this endorsement.

Dates for conferences in 2018:
GP CME Rotorua7-10 June  |  Rotorua, Energy Events Centre
GP CME South16-19 August  |  Christchurch, Horncastle Arena

For more information, please visit the GP CME website:

Rural Generalist CME Workshop 2018

31st Aug 2018 - 1st Sep 2018, Rarotonga

Provisional Programme includes: Cardiology updates for rural practice /Infectious disease for rural hospital / Unstable medical patient simulations / Polypharmacy and guide to de-prescribing / Managing multi-morbidity /Teaching and supervising registrars—Pitfalls and tips /Updates on delirium and depression /Information technology that makes life easier, rather than harder, for rural clinicians /Cook Islands health topics

Background: This yearly workshop was started in 2012 in conjunction with the Cook Islands Ministry of Health. The workshop is targeted specifically at rural generalist practice and enhances relationship with our colleagues in the Cook Islands.

For further information and registration, please visit:

or email the workshop organiser :

ORL 18

16th Oct 2018 - 19th Oct 2018, Queenstown


71st Annual General and Scientific Meeting of the New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

Rydges Hotel, Queenstown, New Zealand


Organising Committee

Mr Dean Ruske, Convenor

Associate Professor Patrick J.D. Dawes, President, NZSOHNS
Mr Jeffrey Robinson, Co-Convenor
Mr Matthew Leaper, Chair Scientific Committee