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News item: access to levonorgestrel intrauterine devices/systems widened

From 1 November, 2019, levonorgestrel intrauterine devices (IUDs; also known as levonorgestrel intrauterine systems or LIUS),... View Article

October 2019

General Practice papers at the University of Otago

Three new distance taught GENA papers are now available for enrolment in 2020, offered by the Department of General Practice and... View Article

October 2019

Advice on measles vaccination from the Ministry of Health 14/3/19

Canterbury DHB are undertaking a MMR vaccination campaign in response to a local outbreak of measles. View Article

March 2019

Introducing a palliative care chapter in the New Zealand Formulary

The May release of the New Zealand Formulary (NZF) includes a new chapter on palliative care treatments for adults (Chapter 16). View Article

May 2018

News item: Discussion on Zostavax

Since publication of our article on Zostavax vaccine in March, 2018, we have received feedback from several readers seeking clarification... View Article

April 2018

Antibiotic awareness week: a time to reflect on how we prescribe

This week (13th – 19th November) marks world antibiotic awareness week. View Article

November 2017

General Practitioners' ethical decision-making: does having been a patient make a difference?

As part of a Summer School project for a fourth year medical student, researchers from the University of Otago are looking for... View Article

October 2016

Reading an article is now a RNZCGP endorsed Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity

Every hour spent reading articles earns one Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit. View Article

October 2016