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Open letter to the Prime Minister & Minister for Climate Change
Dear Prime Minister and Minister Shaw,   The New Zealand Medical Association welcomes the announcement (2/12/20) by the Government on Climate Emergency.   In September 2019, NZMA declared climate c…

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NZMA Briefing To The Incoming Minister Of Health 2020
NZMA welcomes Hon Andrew Little to his recently appointed role of Minister of Health, and the new Associate Ministers, Hon Peeni Henare, Hon Ayesha Verrall, and Hon Aupito William Sio. We also welcome…

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2021 Doctors-in-Training Council PGY1 Representative
NZMA is delighted to announce the 2021 PGY1 Representative on the Doctors-in-Training Council is Anastasia Shoebridge. Anastasia will be commencing her PGY1 year in Christchurch, after completing her…

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Public Transport Distancing Requirements Relaxed
The Ministry of Health has reviewed their guidelines for physical distancing on public transport to determine if they are still required at Alert Level 2 (or below). The Ministry’s assessment is that…

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NZMA Releases Election Manifesto – Where Are The Health Policies?
In anticipation of October’s General Election, New Zealand Medical Association has released its election manifesto, outlining policies to improve health and wellbeing of New Zealanders. As the electi…

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At Midday 12 August 2020 Covid Alert Level Changes
As of Tuesday, 11 August there are four new positive cases of COVID-19 of unknown origin. Read the Ministry of Health's media release for more information. ‍ At noon, Wednesday 12 August, New Zealan…

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NZMA Working Tirelessly For You Our Members - Here's How
The NZMA is working tirelessly for you in a number of ways including: taking your concerns to the highest  level of Government, Ministry of Heath, DHBs & PHOs to raise and address these getting issue…

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COVID-19 Information
Kia Kaha Aotearoa As of 6am, Sunday 28 February, Auckland will move to Alert Level 3. The rest of the country will move to Alert Level 2. NZMA signposts to the Ministry of Health and other Governmen…

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NZMA Board Elections
The 2020 NZMA Board Elections now openElections close at 4pm, Thursday 9 April. The Board has two vacancies and there are three nominations. Your candidate profiles are listed below. Members will re…

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2019 Teaching Awards - RMO Shortlist
The NZMA and NZMSA are looking for further examples of excellent teaching displayed by the RMO finalists for the 2019 New Zealand Medical Teaching Awards.   If you know of, or have worked with any of…

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2019 Teaching Awards - SMO Shortlist
NZMA and NZMSA are looking for further examples of excellent teaching displayed by the shortlisted SMO finalists for the 2019 New Zealand Medical Teaching Awards.   If you know of, or have worked wit…

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2020 Doctors-In-Training PGY1 Representative
Congratulations to Jibi Kunnethedam who has been elected as the 2020 PGY1 representative on the NZMA Doctors-in-Training Council.   You may recall Jibi was the NZMSA President in 2018 and in 2019 was…

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2020 NZMA Board Medical Student Representative
Congratulations and welcome to Karan Banker as he has been elected into the role of 2020 NZMA Board Medical Student Representative.  Karan is a fourth-year medical student at the University of Aucklan…

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2019 NZMA & NZMSA Teaching Awards
  The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) and the New Zealand Medical Students' Association (NZMSA) are delighted to announce the third annual New Zealand Medical Teaching Awards. The awards aim …

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Medical Student Representative For The NZMA Board
MEDICAL STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE NOMINATIONS FOR NZMA BOARD POSITION NOW OPEN "In this position you will have the aptitude to invoke change  and influence the most powerful leaders in our health system…

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TI Prize 2019
Update your NZMA membership from TI to RMO status by Friday 8 November and be in to WIN one of two $500 Noel Leeming Gift Cards. Simply email your sign up forms to jake@nzma.org.nz for your chance to…

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Call For 2019 PGY1 Rep Nominations
PGY1 Representative nominations  Are you PGY1 in 2020? Are you interested in health policy in New Zealand? Keen to advocate for your colleagues and peers? Want to see first-hand decision-making proce…

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Key Changes To The Employment Relations Act
There are a number of recent amendments to the Employment Relations Act that may affect NZMA members. Key changes are below and specific advisories for NZMA members have been updated to accommodate th…