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  • PRESS RELEASE – NZMSA Supports Dr. Lance O’Sullivan: Vaccines Save Lives

    PRESS RELEASE – NZMSA Supports Dr. Lance O’Sullivan: Vaccines Save Lives The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) supports Dr. Lance O’Sullivan’s comments that promotion of falsehoods about vaccination results in harm to our children, the most vulnerable members of society. Healthcare providers, such as Dr. O’Sullivan, spend their lives working towards improving and maintaining […]

  • Press Release – NZMSA Concerned by Consequences of the Waikato Medical School

    The New Zealand Medical Student’s Association (NZMSA) has significant concerns regarding the ability of the health system to accommodate the increase in medical students proposed by the potential Waikato Medical School. Read our full position statement here. NZMSA acknowledges the shortage of rural GPs in hard-to-staff areas that the proposed Medical School aims to address. […]

  • Dear Nurse – Div Panesar

    Dear Nurse,   You’re a funny creature, you know, frantically requesting lactulose for a patient with no bum. I review for you a normal stomal output, a healthy post-op patient. He’s equally as confused as I am about why you believe his bowels are misbehaving. I begin my quest to seek out the patient notes, […]

  • The 12 Days of Surgery – Div Panesar

    I began life on the wards an exact twelve days before I graduated and received my degree – and so I decided it would be criminal not to take advantage of this literary opportunity and incorporate a most apt and well-known Christmas carol; although the hospital shouldn’t be anyone’s “true love”…   On the first […]

  • Anti-bullying Campaign Update!

    New progress on the anti-bullying campaign! Through the hard work from a number of members in the NZMSA team and faculty at the University of Otago over the past year, a memorandum has been developed between our two parties. We will keep you update as the systems outlined here come to fruition. Read the full […]