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NZMA Incensed By Lack Of Ministry Consultation
The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) is incensed that the Ministry of Health is failing to consult in a meaningful way with general practice. Following a ‘primary care strategy’ meeting convene…

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NZMA 2017 Election Results
Voting in the 2017 NZMA Elections closed last Wednesday. The successful candidates are: NZMA Board Chair | Dr Kate Baddock NZMA Board Deputy Chair | Prof Harvey White General Practitioner Council C…

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Notice Of NZMA Elections 2017: Call For Nominations
*****Nominations are now closed. Voting will open on Wednesday 29 March. Details will follow in Vital Signs and via email.****** Notice of NZMA Elections 2017: Call for NominationsIn accordance with …

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DiTC PGY1 Rep Election 2016
Voting is now over in the election for next year's DiTC PGY1 rep. Reuben Bennett has been elected to the position.

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NZMA House Fundraising: Support Our Rebuild!
Fundraising efforts, including two raffles and an auction, for the rebuild of NZMA House were a highlight of Rotorua’s GP CME conference in June.The NZMA is delighted to be able to continue its partne…

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Buy A Brick Campaign
A major project to rebuild NZMA House is finally underway. The NZMA has occupied the site at 26 The Terrace since 1926, and has been the owner and occupier of the existing building since its construc…

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From The Chair
Are we still trustworthy?[published in NZMJDigest, Issue 52] As doctors—as a profession and as the NZMA—we are often asked our opinion on matters pertaining to the care of patients and the broader he…

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We Will Remember Them
On 25 April 2015, NZMA Chair Dr Mark Peterson and AMA President Dr Brian Owler were guests of the Turkish Medical Association at an event to commemorate the centenary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipol…

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Notice Of NZMA Annual General Meeting
Notice is given of the Annual General Meeting of the NZMA, to be held at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, 147 The Terrace, Wellington at 9:30am, Tuesday 19 May 2015. More information, including an …

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Board Candidates
Candidates for the NZMA Board: All members may vote for these positions. You may vote for up to three candidates.   Michael Chen-XuI am a PGY2 based in Wellington, a member of the NZMA DiTC, and hav…

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Doctors-In-Training Council
Doctors-in-Training Council: Only RMO, GP Trainee and Trainee Intern (TI) members can vote for these positions. You may vote for up to four candidates.   Jennifer FrithHi I’m Jenny, a GP trainee fro…

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Specialist Council Candidates
Specialist Council: Only Specialist members may vote for these positions. You may vote for up to five candidates. Simon BannI am a General Surgeon specializing in UGI malignant and bariatric surgery …

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1080 Contamination Threat Guidelines Updated
The Ministry of Health has updated the guidance material for the health sector on the contamination threat to infant formula: For GPs and urgent care medical specialists For secondary care (emergency…

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Nominations Open For NZMA Elections 2015
In accordance with constitutional rules and by-laws for the New Zealand Medical Association, nominations are invited for the following positions: NZMA Board: Chair, Deputy Chair and three member posi…

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Vision 2020: Partnership For Care
The NZMA and the Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand have developed a vision statement to offer a strategic direction for the way in which the professions can work together. Underpinning this visio…

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NZMA's Briefing To The New Minister Of Health
The NZMA has produced a briefing for the new Minister of Health, Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman, outlining the NZMA's role and key priorities.

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Dr Peter Rice Presentations Available
Dr Peter Rice, Chair of SHAAP (Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems) recently visited New Zealand and presented a mini-symposium on evidence-based alcohol policy, alcohol screening and brief int…

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Policies To Improve Health
Good health is a major resource for social, economic and personal development and is an important dimension of quality of life. Sound health policies and systems are therefore fundamental to the indiv…