Our sponsors

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners acknowledge and thank the sponsors listed below, without whom the Conference would not have been possible.

Platinum sponsor | Te Hiringa Hauora | Health Promotion Agency

Te Hiringa Hauora is a Crown agent with legislative responsibility to promote the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders, and with specific functions around alcohol harm minimisation. Our name means the unrelenting pursuit of wellbeing. The three pou that drive our strategy and delivery are Te Tiriti o Waitangi, achieving equitable health outcomes, and sustainability.

Keynote speaker sponsor | Manatū Hauora - Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health’s role is to improve, promote and protect the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders. We provide active stewardship and leadership across the health and disability system to ensure it provides the highest levels of care, support and treatment wherever people live in New Zealand Aotearoa. The Ministry works collaboratively with our partners, which include DHBs, other Crown and government entities, community providers and non-governmental organisations. We deliver key work programmes, to transform health and disability services, develop policy and schemes for health-related referendums, run major capital projects and put equity at the centre of our work.

We employ over 1,250 staff based across seven locations in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our people work on a wide range of activities covering policy, regulation, operational matters, readiness and response, innovation, improvement and clinical development – to support New Zealand’s health and disability sector.

Notebook and pen sponsor | General Practice NZ

General Practice New Zealand (GPNZ) is the representative body for general practice in Aotearoa New Zealand, through Primary Health Organisations. We provide a strong national voice, advocating for primary care and the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders by supporting the delivery of high quality general practice services. Our 22 member networks represent the majority of New Zealand general practices and cover an enrolled population of more than 4.2 million New Zealanders. www.gpnz.org.nz admin@gpnz.org.nz

Hydration sponsor | MAS

MAS is a membership-based insurance and investment company that’s been supporting New Zealand professionals for the past hundred years.

MAS offers a wide range of general insurance products such as house, contents, and car insurance; life insurance and income protection; and responsibly invested KiwiSaver funds.

Founded by doctors for doctors in 1921, MAS now welcomes New Zealanders from all walks of life. MAS is a mutual, which means we are owned by our Members and we don’t have to generate big profits for overseas shareholders. And because our advisers are paid a salary with no commissions, you can be sure they have your best interests at heart.

As you’d expect from a company set up by doctors, we’re all about serving our community. Our view is that when New Zealand communities thrive, we thrive too.

Our purpose is to inspire a healthier Aotearoa, and it underpins everything we do.

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Barista coffee sponsor | Pharmac

Barista coffee sponsor | RNZCGP

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (the College) is the professional body and postgraduate educational institute for general practitioners (GPs) and rural hospital doctors.

Virtual platform sponsor | Wellington Faculty, RNZCGP

The Kaupapa of the RNCZGP is to set and maintain the quality standards to provide competent medical care to reduce health inequities and achieve improved health outcomes for all New Zealanders. The Urua (values) of the RNZCGP are Kaitiakitanga (stewardship), Whanaungatanga (respect and collaboration), Mana tangata (diversity and inclusion), Auaha (innovation and creativity).

Satchel sponsor | Alliance Health Plus

Alliance Health Plus (AH+) is an Auckland-based Primary Healthcare Organisation (PHO) on a journey to innovate and inspire health transformation for its patients, communities and general practice. It is New Zealand’s only Pacific PHO with a vision of ‘Strong families, Strong communities, Living well longer’. AH+ has over 117,000 enrolled patients and a network of 40 diverse general practice clinics. Our practice support is tailored to individual practice needs which are as varied as the populations they serve.

Catering sponsor | BMJ

Do you need a quick and easy way to keep up-to-date with the latest advancements in medicine? Take advantage of your College member benefit and register today for free access to BMJ Learning, the world’s leading provider of online learning for GPs and other healthcare professionals.

We provide hundreds of evidence-based, expert-written, peer-reviewed online modules dealing with everyday issues in primary care, from clinical topics to professional skills and career development. Choose from text, audio and video modules to suit your preferred method of learning, with pre- and post- tests included in many modules to demonstrate improved knowledge.

All BMJ Learning modules are CME-endorsed by the College, and you can download certificates for completed modules as evidence of your learning.

Access BMJ Learning today at learning.bmj.com/rnzcgp or through your Member Dashboard.

App sponsor | Tū Ora Compass Health

Tū Ora Compass Health is a primary care network and not for profit social enterprise which provides quality primary health care services to an enrolled population of 331,000 people across the Wellington, Porirua, Wairarapa and Kāpiti areas.

We work in two health alliances – one with Wairarapa DHB and one with Cosine, Ora Toa and Capital & Coast DHB. We employ around 160 people and contract with 57 medical practices, eight of which provide Very Low Cost Access services. We also provide corporate services to a number of practices through a subsidiary entity, Latitude.

Every year Tū Ora and its contracted providers:
• Provide approximately 1,515,462 consults
• Administer approximately 217,768 immunisations
• Deliver 200 clinical practice development sessions to 1,074 individuals
• Provide over 18,633 specialist sexual health visits to approximately 4,098 unique patients
• Fund nearly 32,000 radiology interventions
• Provide 9,200 retinal screens
• Deliver 3,702 podiatry visits
• Arrange 9,866 funded visits for 3,486 people requiring mental health interventions
• Respond to 487 Pacific Navigation referrals