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.
GPNZ and the Primary Health Alliance have announced their shared commitment to the provision of high quality, sustainable health and social care services and their intention to work towards a united network organisation in the next 12 months by signing a Heads of Agreement at the Annual General Meeting of the Primary Health Alliance in Wellington on 2 September 2016. Both organisations will work with stakeholders to leverage their respective strengths across the primary care sector, creating a unified voice for primary care. Click here for the media release
Sapere undertakes an independent annual statement of reasonable fee increases. The 2016 statement can be accessed here.
GPNZ is proud to co-host the Fourth World Congress on Integrated Care in conjunction with the International Foundation for Integrated Care in November 2016 in Wellington. International key note speakers from Harvard University, the World Health Organization and other leading health organisations from the United Kingdom, Europe, United States, Australia and New Zealand will present. Presentations will be focused around the conference’s five themes that include:
- Promoting the health of children and families
- Engaging and empowering people and communities
- Re-orientating the model of care
- Taking measures to improve quality
- Funding and incentives that promote health outcomes
Abstract submission guidelines and more detail on the 4th World Congress on Integrated Care can be found here.
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.