The Council of Medical Colleges is proud to be associated with the Doctors Stand up for Vaccination campaign. Driven by doctors for the health and safety of New Zealanders, and backed by all of our medical colleges, the campaign has received a lot of media attention and helped Kiwis make the right choice about being vaccinated.


The Health Quality and Safety Commission has released a new video for clinicians on the Choosing Wisely campaign. It encapsulates the message that there are times when doing less is better for patients. This is a beautifully produced piece that includes stories from health care consumers along with advice from Dr John Bonning, chair of the Council of Medical Colleges. It is presented by Professor David Tipene-Leach, kaihautū/chairperson of Te ORA, general practitioner and public health physician. Check it out.


Today, the CMC and Te ORA released a report looking at cultural safety within vocational medical training. Professor David Tipene-Leach (Te ORA) and Dr Rachelle Love (RACS) were interviewed on Radio New Zealand. 


Virginia Mills has been appointed as the new Executive Director of CMC, taking up the role on June 2, 2020. 

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