Posts Tagged ‘Health System’

New Zealand doctors suffering from a burnout ‘epidemic’

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

Nearly half of New Zealand doctors have considered leaving medicine because of burnout, a survey has found. A survey of 300 Kiwi doctors by the Medical Protection Society found half felt unable to take a break between procedures, and almost as many did not feel their wellbeing was a priority at work Read more Related Read more

Dr Lance O’Sullivan – New Zealand of the Year

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Dr Lance O’Sullivan of Kaitaia was named Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year 2014 at the New Zealander of the Year Awards held last Thursday in Auckland. Dr O’Sullivan attributes a real turnaround in his life when he was accepted as a student at Hato Petera (St Peter’s) College. Expelled from two schools before thriving at Read more

Catholic Trust helps Dunedin’s free Servants Health Centre

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

A charitable trust operated by the Catholic church is making a small but useful contribution to  Dunedin’s Servants Health Centre by paying for two part-time receptionists. The Servants Health Centre is providing a valuable service with a team of volunteers including GPs and practice nurses volunteering their services for free. GP and clinic founder John Arnold says Read more