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We should all be aware of the peritonsillar abscess. But why is it called a quinsy?
Today we update College members with some important news.
Following on from the AGM, the College Executive Committee (ExC) co-opts members and appoints convenors of the standing committees. This year, the ExC appointed a member to represent Māori members, and an educational specialist. The latter is needed to ensure the training programme meets high academic standards.
Thank you to those who completed this survey which we hope will be of use to both Urgent Care Doctors and Employers. The results were sub-analysed according to seniority, location and type of clinic. The corresponding figures for December 2019 are also presented but it should be noted that due to anonymity it is not possible to say if the respondents were substantially the same as in 2019 so a direct comparison may not be valid.
The Curriculum subcommittee has completed the new curriculum document. We wish to acknowledge and thank the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners and the Division of Rural Hospital Medicine New Zealand for their generous support in developing this document by permitting use of their Core Curriculum Statement as a base.
The story behind why a condition or part of the body is so named can help paint a picture when describing a diagnosis to your patient.
We’re now looking for someone to fill the role of Executive Assistant to the General Manager, to support our drive to meet our high-quality assurance requirements.
The administration team is seeking a skilled, dynamic, team player to join us.
Make sure you know which ones need an orthopaedic review.