General Practice New Zealand
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PO Box 8082, The Terrace, Wellington 6143
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 read our newsletters – Practice eLink, and 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.
The Ministry’s new example back-to-back template and guidance memo has been released and accessed here.
GPNZ joins the Paediatric Society of New Zealand in endorsing water fluoridation.
GPNZ congratulates its Chair, Shelley Frost, who has been appointed by the Health Minister as the Deputy Chair of the Health Quality and Safety Commission New Zealand. Please click here for the media release.
The Health Quality and Safety Commission has launched a new patients safety campaign called Open for Better Care, which has the endorsement of GPNZ. It focuses on 4 key areas where evidence shows it is possible to reduce patient harm – falls, perioperative care, health care associated infections and medication. Further information can be found here.