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  • Winter Water – Joshua Smith

    Josh Smith is one of the amazing house officers joining the blog this year. Based in Palmerston North, he’s passionate about medical education, and emergency medicine. Winter Water “You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop” – Rumi It’s very much August in Palmerston North. Down roars […]

  • The First 6 Months – Em Dwight

    Em Dwight is the other amazing house officers joining the blog this year. She’s currently based at Capital & Coast DHB, and has interests in public health, primary care, and palliative medicine. The First 6 Months When I started medical school I envisaged that by the time I had completed 6 years of university that […]

  • Nominations Open for 2018 New Zealand Medical Teaching Award

    The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) and the New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) are delighted to announce the second annual of the annual New Zealand Medical Teaching Award. The award aims to recognise the positive impact that many doctors have—through their commitment to teaching and the Hippocratic Oath—and to encourage the development of a […]

  • PRESS RELEASE: Statement on NZNO Industrial Action

    RE: Nursing strike Dear Members, The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) acknowledges the New Zealand Nurses Organisation decision to go ahead with strike action on July the 12th as part of their ongoing negotiations with the District Health Boards. Many of our members have spent time in understaffed wards, and seen the challenging conditions […]

  • PRESS RELEASE: Student Loan Cap Lifted To 10EFTS For Medicine

    Joint Press Release – NZMSA and Te Oranga STUDENT LOAN CAP LIFTED TO 10EFTS FOR MEDICINE NZMSA (New Zealand Medical Students’ Association) and Te Oranga (Māori Medical Students’ Association Aotearoa) warmly congratulate the government on their announcement to extend the life-time limit on student loan borrowing to 10 EFTS for programmes such as medicine. “We […]