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We promote, protect and support the interests of our members in all aspects of their working lives. We are working for an equitable, accessible public health care system that meets the needs of all New Zealanders.

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Sticky Floors and Glass Ceilings

7 June 2018 Caprice C. Greenberg, Presidential Address - Academic Surgical Congress

With the increased diversity of our surgical workforce, we must examine our current practices and ensure that we are allowing for unbiased equality in career advancement. Empirical data identifying the underlying forces driving inequities will be examined, as will successful practices that have mitigated these issues in other disciplines. An important opportunity exists in the increasing diversification of the surgical career path, which requires a personalization of surgical careers that has not been traditionally afforded. The central role of culture …

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The Medical Council’s latest workforce survey is now available online

7 June 2018 Medical Council of New Zealand

The Medical Council’s latest workforce survey is now available online. The report presents the results of the Medical Council of New Zealand workforce surveys for 2016. It contains information about changes in the medical workforce including retention rates for doctors. Read the report here:

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Clinical Chief Advisor for Primary Health Care

7 June 2018 Media Release - Ministry of Health

Chief Medical Officer Dr Andrew Simpson is pleased to announce the appointment of the Ministry of Health’s new Clinical Chief Advisor with a focus on primary health care. “New Zealand-trained public health physician and epidemiologist, Dr Juliet Rumball-Smith, will bring a diverse range of skills and more than 17 years of sector experience that will contribute significantly to the Ministry’s work in primary health care,” says Dr Simpson. “Dr Rumball-Smith was an outstanding applicant for this position. Her impressive background …

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