NZMSA’s Core Issues for 2016

Medical Student Bullying

ACE and Finding Work in NZ

  • Applications OPEN for NZMSA 2018 President, Vice President and Officer Roles

      Come and Join NZMSA 2018! NZMSA 2018 Officer, President and Vice-President roles now open! We are currently looking for applications to join the 2018 NZMSA Executive and Team. This is a brilliant opportunity to work with NZMSA and advocate on relevant issues on behalf of New Zealand Medical Students. Any NZMSA member can apply for any of these […]

  • PRESS RELEASE – Medical Students Prevented from Finishing

    Press Release – Medical Students Prevented from Finishing A recent study published in the New Zealand Medical Journal found that medical student debt is astonishingly high (1). Compounding this problem the lifetime limit on the student loans means some medical students will be unable to finish their degrees. Postgraduate students are only able to claim […]

  • 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, […]