Please see below for information about upcoming events in the health sector. If you would like to advertise an event on this page, please email the details to the Communications Manager.
22nd Mar 2019 - 24th Mar 2019, Auckland
Get ready for the 2019 Goodfellow Symposium.
Take advantage of the earlybird discounts available for GPs, urgent care physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and registrars for the Annual Goodfellow Symposium in Auckland.
Find out more about the programme and registration on the conference website.
1st Annual Australia & New Zealand General Medicine Update
22nd Mar 2019 - 24th Mar 2019, Sydney, Australia
The world of medicine is evolving more rapidly than ever before. The annual Australia New Zealand General Medical Update has been designed to showcase a curated selection of relevant topics in internal medicine with updated information about new strategies and recent guidelines.
Over a period of 3 days, internationally renowned sub-specialty experts with strong academic backgrounds will discuss various diseases seen by a general physician in everyday practice.
With over 30 interactive lectures covering the core areas of various subspecialties of internal medicine, this update will be of immense value to the busy practicing General Physician as well as the MD Medicine Trainee.
Sub Specialities Covered - Cardiology Haematology Neurology Nephrology Gastroenterology Rheumatology Pharmacology Endocrinology Immunology Geriatrics & More
National Rural Health Conference
4th Apr 2019 - 7th Apr 2019, Blenheim
Come to Marlborough for the 2019 New Zealand Rural General Practice Network’s National Rural Health Conference and experience all this exciting event and region has to offer.
Imagine it’s late Summer-early Autumn in one of New Zealand’s beautiful wine growing regions – Marlborough. Imagine the vivid red and gold colours of the vine leaves and the lines of grapes strung out across the landscape as you touch down on Blenheim airfield. Imagine the quiet, quaintness of Blenheim with its cafés and shops on provincial streets. Then Imagine the ASB Theatre and Marlborough Convention Centre in the middle of the town as the focal point of your visit to 2019’s National Rural Health Conference. Register for the conference from April 4 to 7 and soak up the CME, collegiality and camaraderie, and while you’re there why not take an extra day or two to sample the local cuisine, Sauvignon Blanc or other varietal, cycling and a multitude of other activities on offer in the region.
Conference 2019 will feature workshops, concurrent sessions and eight keynote speakers across three days concluding with the Members political and breakfast forum on the morning of the fourth day. A Gala Dinner and Awards Night, Welcome Function and several other dinners will again be features of the conference. The full programme and registration is now available
A comprehensive trade and exhibition space will give delegates the opportunity to engage with industry representatives during the breaks. Visit the conference website for registration and more information.
A comprehensive trade and exhibition space will give delegates the opportunity to engage with industry representatives during the breaks.
Visit the conference website for registration and more information.
RACP Congress 2019
6th May 2019 - 8th May 2019, Auckland
Register now for the RACP Congress 2019 taking place from Monday, 6 to Wednesday, 8 May 2019 at the Aotea Centre in Auckland, New Zealand.
RACP Congress 2019 brings together physicians from Australasia to exchange ideas, ask the tough questions, discuss concerns and develop solutions to enhance healthcare for all.
With a focus on Impacting health along the life course, RACP Congress 2019 takes an in-depth look at the range of ways physicians impact patients’ lives, from paediatrics to palliative care and how a patient’s life course – including their life experiences and social roles – influences their health.
Key topics for 2019 include:
- Life course theory ‘How do we impact health along the life course?’
- Obesity: rising to the challenge
- First 1000 days and non-communicable diseases
- Medically unexplained symptoms master class
- Mental health and addiction of patients
- Chronic disease and integrated care
Sustainable Healthcare in Aotearoa Forum
8th May 2019, Wellington & via Zoom Webinar
"The Zero Carbon Bill, implications for the healthcare sector and opportunities to create health and wellness"
The main topics for the forum are:
Call for abstracts: Find out more and register through the event website.
Find out more and register through the event website.
Choosing Wisely Forum 2019
10th May 2019, Wellington
The Choosing Wisely forum Continuing the Conversation will be held at Te Wharewaka in Wellington on Friday 10 May, 2019.
- Professor Tammy Hoffman from the Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice, Bond University, Queensland who will be talking about shared decision-making;
- Associate Professor Sue Crengle from Otago University’s Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, who will discuss Choosing Wisely and equity; and
- Dr Robyn Lindner, of Choosing Wisely Australia and NPS MedicineWise who will present on implementation and evaluation of Choosing Wisely.
#NextCare Health Conference
30th May 2019 - 31st May 2019, Brisbane, Australia
Boasting some of the world’s leading experts in leadership and culture transformation, the #NextCare Health Conference will invigorate, inspire and motivate current and aspiring healthcare leaders.
The engaging speakers will look at healthcare and leadership from a variety of angles, including leading for innovation, inspiring the next generation, journeys to leadership, and leadership at any level. #NextCare speakers include world-renowned futurist Phill Nosworthy, cultural change coach Amanda Gore, Chief Executive of Australia’s largest public health service Shaun Drummond, health digital transformation enthusiast Dr Clair Sullivan, and healthcare leadership expert Jan Phillips.
Register online now
Two-day registration including welcome reception: $1000.00
Single Day registration: $500.00
Welcome reception day 1: $150
Leaders Breakfast day 2: $150
NZMA GP CME Conferences
20th Jun 2019 - 11th Aug 2019, Rotorua & Christchurch
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.
NZMA members receive a $150 discount on registrations.
Dates for conferences in 2019:
GP CME Rotorua: 20-23 June | Rotorua, Energy Events Centre
GP CME South: 8-11 August | Christchurch, Horncastle Arena
For more information, please visit the GP CME website.
GP19 Conference for General Practice & Quality Symposium
25th Jul 2019 - 28th Jul 2019, Dunedin
The annual Conference for General Practice attracts over 500 delegates each year, alongside a wide range of speakers, sessions and exhibitors. The Conference for General Practice and Quality Symposium offers a full four day programme of learning, inspiration, celebrations and fun.
The 2019 Conference will be held from Friday 26 July - Sunday 28 July 2019 at the Dunedin Centre, Dunedin. The Quality Symposium will take place before the conference on Thursday 25 July.
Registrations for GP19 will open in March 2019.
8th Aug 2019, Auckland
INJURY 2019 will be Thursday 8th August at the usual venue, Eden Park, Auckland, NZ. This year’s programme for the first time will have space for free papers and as you will see on the Call for Abstracts page, the closing date for abstracts is Monday 6 May 2019.
2019 Rehabilitation Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand
20th Oct 2019 - 23rd Oct 2019, Adelaide, Australia
Rehabilitation Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand's (RMSANZ) 4th Annual Scientific Meeting will be held in Adelaide Sunday 20 - Wednesday 23 October.
The theme for the conference is Contemporary Rehabilitation: Knowledge Translation, Collaboration and Community Engagement.
This theme speaks to their unique strengths while also highlighting exciting areas of future growth. The program aims to be relevant to a wide breadth of rehabilitation practice.
RMSANZ hope to provide a forum for Rehabilitation Physicians and colleagues from allied health, nursing and related medical specialties to share knowledge, skills and experiences, to network, and to enjoy South Australia.
The venue is the Adelaide Convention Centre, neighbouring the dynamic health and biomedical precinct which includes the iconic SAHMRI building and new Royal Adelaide Hospital. We are within easy reach of all Adelaide has to offer, including fantastic dining, beaches, hills, and world-renowned wineries.
Visit the RMSANZ website for more information.