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Shaping the future of healthcare

Welcome to the website of General Practice New Zealand (GPNZ). GPNZ is the key national organisation providing support and advocacy services for general practice networks and teams as they shape the future of New Zealand’s health care system.

On this site, you will find information on a range of general practice matters, including national contracts, and general practice information initiatives, as well as upcoming conferences and events. You can also access links to member websites and other websites offering useful information relating to both national and international general practice and health policy.

If you would like to find a GP please click on this link that will take you to an external site where you can search for GPs by name, gender, location, practice name and their areas of interest.

Latest News

ICT Security Checklist Released

March 14, 2016

Patients First has released a short checklist to help practices assess their baseline ICT security.  A guide document is included that provides additional detail, some rationale and points of clarification.

GPNZ Appoints New Chair

February 25, 2016

GPNZ is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Jeff Lowe as its new Chair.  Please click here for the media release.

Sustainability of General Practice: Final Report

February 1, 2016

The final Primary Care Working Group report can be accessed here.  The report provides the Minister of Health with advice on the following items:

  • ensuring affordable, equitable access to sustainable general practice
  • general practice workforce sustainability
  • shifting services closer to home.

This report was informed by 11 consultation forums held around the country and an online survey.  In total over 600 people were engaged.

GPNZ Hosting the 4th World Congress on Integrated Care

January 28, 2016

GPNZ is proud to host the Fourth World Congress on Integrated Care in conjunction with the International Foundation for Integrated Care between 23 – 25 November 2016.  Book these dates now!  Further information will be posted on our Events Calendar when available.

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