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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.

GPNZ thanks Hon Tony Ryall

February 27, 2014

GPNZ thanks Hon Tony Ryall for his influential time as Minister of Health.  The full media release is here.

GPNZ Supports Water Fluoridation

September 23, 2013

GPNZ joins the Paediatric Society of New Zealand in endorsing water fluoridation.

UFB Provider Selected for Primary Health Care

March 12, 2013

GPNZ is delighted to announce that it is partnering with award-winning telecommunications provider Snap to implement a range of Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) based services to general practices and primary care networks across New Zealand. Click here for the media release.

GPNZ Announces New Chair

December 6, 2012

GPNZ is delighted to announce Shelley Frost as its new Chairperson.  For further information please see the attached media release.

Keynote speakers announced for 2012 Conference for General Practice

June 13, 2012

RNZCGP and GPNZ are excited to have secured the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI’s) founder Don Berwick and its current President and CEO Maureen Bisognano as keynote presenters at the September conference in Auckland.

Don Berwick is the former President and CEO of IHI. Recognised as a world leading authority on health care quality and improvement, Dr Berwick has received numerous awards for his contributions. Maureen Bisognano is also a prominent authority on improving health care systems.

Both these speakers will be in Auckland presenting at the IHI Asia Pacific Forum, which directly precedes and complements the 2012 Conference for General Practice. The consecutive learning events will give delegates a fantastic opportunity to consolidate their knowledge and link up with the latest thinking in our sector nationally and internationally.

We acknowledge Ko Awatea for making it possible for these speakers to take part in our meeting.

Click here for further information.