The conference for General Practice 2019 wishes to acknowledge and thank our exhibitors, without whom this conference would not have been possible.

P 0800 222 070
E providerhelp@acc.co.nz
W acc.co.nz


Stand 2

ACC provides New Zealanders with comprehensive, no-fault personal injury cover. They work closely with businesses and the community to try to prevent injuries from happening, and to make New Zealand a safer place. ACC manages injury claims, coordinates services and works closely with health professionals to help get people back to living their life as quickly as possible.

P +64 3 374 1590



Stand 30

BeeFound is an easy to use online platform that enables General Practice to search for and book GP, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, and Enrolled Nurse Locums.  BeeFound offers huge benefits to both general practices and locums giving practices access to multiple locums, without having to pay booking fees.  BeeFound is delivered and managed by Pegasus Health.           

P +44 (0) 20 7111 1105
W bmj.com/company


Stand 32

BMJ is a healthcare knowledge provider with a vision for a healthier world. We publish the world's 4th most cited general medical journal, The BMJ, alongside 70 specialty journals. 

We also produce e-learning modules, events and clinical decision support tools that help healthcare professionals improve the delivery of care and outcomes.

P +64 3 470 5050
W bpac.org.nz


Stand 28

bpacnz is an independent not for profit organisation whose role is to deliver educational  and continuing professional development programmes to medical practitioners and other health professional groups throughout New Zealand. It advocates for best practice in healthcare treatments and investigations across a wide range of health service delivery areas and is recognised nationally and internationally for its expertise and innovation.

P +64 21 484 649
E mark.lucas@cannasouth.co.nz
W cannasouth.co.nz

Cannasouth Plant Research NZ Ltd

Stand 20

Cannasouth is a New Zealand based Bio-pharmaceutical company dedicated to world-class medical cannabinoid research and development. Our research programmes focus on plant genetics, tissue culture, drug delivery and discovery, with the aim of providing high quality next generation cannabinoid medicines for New Zealanders in time for the medicinal cannabis access scheme rollout due early 2020.

P +64 3 479 9043

CARM - Centre for Adverse Reactions Monitoring

Table Top 7

CARM (Centre for Adverse Reactions Monitoring) is hosted within the NZ Pharmacovigilance Centre.  CARM is the national agency for the monitoring of adverse reactions to medicinal products including Natural Health Products, herbals and recreational psychoactive substances.  CARM has responsibility for recording of Danger alerts to the national Medical Warning System.

P +64 27 540 2533
W patientsfirst.org.nz

Conporto Health/Patients First

Stand 26

Conporto Health supports and enables a better-connected health sector through leading-edge technologies and services that focus on patient safety, confidentiality and prevention of harm. Some of our ground-breaking products and services include the Conporto Platform, for secure Health Information Exchange, an Event Detection and Mitigation (EDM) alerting service, and hMael™ secure email for health.

Conporto Health is the subsidiary and trading-arm of Patients First, a not-for-profit charitable health IT organisation, owned by the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and General Practitioners New Zealand (GPNZ).

P +61 3 9545 8400
E publishing.sales@csiro.au
W publish.csiro.au

CSIRO Publishing

Stand 24

CSIRO Publishing is a science and technology publisher with a global reputation for quality products and services. Our international publishing programme covers a range of scientific disciplines, including agriculture, chemistry, health, the plant and animal sciences and environmental management. Our product range includes journals, books and magazines, in print, and online.

The Journal of Primary Health Care (JPHC) is published by CSIRO Publishing on behalf of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP).

P 0800 345 002
E gp@dilworth.co.nz
W dilworth.co.nz

Dilworth Hearing

Stand 35

Established in 1960 by ENT specialists, Dilworth Hearing are pioneers of audiology in New Zealand.

With 20+ clinics nationwide, our team of qualified NZAS audiologists work alongside leading ENT specialists to recommend the treatment and care best suited to your patients and their individual hearing needs.

Our services include free hearing screenings (from 18 years+), full diagnostic hearing assessments (from 3 years+), advice on and fitting of hearing aids, ear wax removal (from 12 years+), tinnitus and hyperacusis assessments, balance testing, Auditory Processing (APD) testing, cochlear implants, bone-anchored hearing systems, and paediatric testing.

Contact us on gp@dilworth.co.nz for more information.

P +64 9 415 3267
E lgreen@ebos.co.nz
W ebosgroup.com

EBOS Healthcare

Stand 31

EBOS Healthcare offers one of the widest range of medical equipment and daily consumable products available in New Zealand.

As a single source supply business with distribution coverage across New Zealand EBOS Healthcare is well positioned to service its customers for all their health and medical product requirements. 

P +64 22 355 0567
E ahunter@fertilityassociates.co.nz
W fertilityassociates.co.nz

Fertility Associates

Stand 8

Founded in 1987 by Dr Freddie Graham and Dr Richard Fisher, the doctors who introduced IVF to New Zealand, Fertility Associates is New Zealand's leading provider of fertility diagnosis, support and treatment.

We're committed to providing the very best fertility treatment, technology, expertise and care, and with 20,000 babies born so far, we can help you on this very important journey towards having a baby.

P +61 2 9938 8700
E gina.kent@fujifilm.com
W fujifilm.com

FujiFilm Sonosite

Table Top 10 

FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc. is the innovator and world leader in bedside and point-of-care ultrasound, and an industry leader in ultra high-frequency micro-ultrasound technology. SonoSite's portable, compact systems are expanding the use of ultrasound across the clinical spectrum by cost-effectively bringing high-performance ultrasound to the point of patient care. Please visit www.sonosite.com/au

P +64 21 177 2974
W goodfellowunit.org

Goodfellow Unit

Stand 39

The Goodfellow Unit (GFU) is the premier provider of continuing professional development for primary healthcare practitioners.

The GFU is located within the Department of General Practice and Primary Healthcare, University of Auckland, and is a registered continuing medical education/continuing professional development (CME/CPD) provider for the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.

The GFU holds the annual Goodfellow Symposium as well as other events for primary healthcare professionals. The GFU produces high quality web-based continuing education using advanced learning technology and evidence-based content to improve clinical practice, including podcasts, Gems, MedTalks, MedCases and short online courses. All of our programmes are developed by both primary and specialist healthcare professionals for their peers.

P +64 9 526 9085            E rachell.jones@greencrosshealth.co.nz
W greencrosshealth.co.nz

Green Cross Health Medical Solutions Ltd

Stand 27

Green Cross Health is a leading New Zealand health care network with The Doctors brand of medical centres caring for over 256,000 enrolled patients. Whether you're looking for a new role as a GP, urgent care doctor, locum, clinical, nurse, reception or admin – with 42+ medical centres nationwide we always have plenty! Plus we were recently recognised in the top 10 of New Zealand's Most Attractive Employers. Or you may be interested in joining a likeminded business to focus more on patients and ease the pressures and challenges of running your own practice. We have flexible ownership and co-ownership models with clinicians. Whatever your interest, we're always available for an informal, confidential chat. Andrea Stringfield, Manager People & Capability 09 526 9085 or John Etherington, Commercial Manager Medical 021 740 254.

P +64 3 595 2235
E support@gpdocs.co.nz
W gpdocs.co.nz



Stands 16 & 17

HealthPathways provides clinicians with online clinical guidance about assessment, management, and specialist request decisions for over 550 conditions. Tailored versions of HealthPathways have been created for more than 40 health jurisdictions throughout Australia, New Zealand, and the UK.


GPDocs is an online system for managing general practice policies and procedures. We provide a website with a core set of documentation, work with you to tailor it to your practice, and take care of ongoing research, reviews and updates - freeing up staff to focus on patients, not paperwork. 

P 0800 001 726
W hearinglife.co.nz

Hearing Life

Stand 18

HearingLife has over 30 modern clinics throughout New Zealand, making it convenient local option.

HearingLife is committed to clinical excellence and superior customer service. We have some of the most experienced hearing care clinicians in the country working together to create better hearing outcomes for New Zealanders.

We are part of a global hearing healthcare group which focuses on hearing research and development, and is a world leader in high quality hearing technology solutions. This association ensures we have access to the latest high-quality proven hearing aid technology at very competitive prices.

All our Clinicians are qualified and highly trained. With a fully registered NZ Audiological Society (NZAS) audiologist in every clinic we are accredited to provide government, ACC and other funding subsidised services.

We pride ourselves on tailoring hearing solutions based on individual needs to deliver the best possible hearing health outcomes.

P 027 337 6330
W hepc-action.nz

Hep C Action Aotearoa

Table Top 2

Hep C Action Aotearoa brings patient voices to the hepatitis C elimination campaign. Our mission is to enable people to get tested, get treated, and get cured. 

P 0800 801 601
E mariota.smutz@hnzc.co.nz
W hnzc.co.nz

Housing New Zealand

Stands 14 & 15

Housing New Zealand is the country's largest residential landlord, owning about 61,500 properties and leasing a further 2,500 homes. Over 185,000 people live in our homes – almost 4 percent of New Zealand's resident population. The portfolio is valued at $26.7 billion, making it one of the Crown's largest assets.  Whilst our core role is to provide safe, secure, warm and dry homes for people in need, we are increasingly looking at how we better partner and connect with specialist services to support the health and wellness of the people and whanau living in our homes

Each day we:

  • House 15 families
  • Build three new homesAttend to 1,200 maintenance call outs
  • Answer 2,000 calls at our Customer Service Centre
  • Spend $1.3 million on maintaining and upgrading our properties
  • Issue 50 KiwiSaver HomeStart grants and 4 Welcome Home Loans to first home buyers

P +64 21 912 317
W gsk.com


Stand 3


GSK is committed to helping patients regain control of their breathing by understanding their experiences and answering the key scientific questions that affect their lives.

GSK's scientists constantly seek innovated approaches to ensure Healthcare Professionals can make the most informed decisions about patients' health and feel empowered in their respiratory treatment choices.

Our global investments in the latest scientific research enable GSK's dedicated respiratory teams to develop the most innovate new treatments that help people to breathe better. 

P +64 21 578 941
E corry.joseph@hqsc.govt.nz
W hqsc.govt.nz

Health Quality & Safety Commission

Stand 5

The Health Quality & Safety Commission works with clinicians, providers, and consumers to improve health and disability services. Our programme areas include advance care planning, medication safety, infection prevention and control, adverse events, health quality intelligence, consumer engagement, Safe Surgery NZ and mortality review. Find out more at www.hqsc.govt.nz.

P 0800 (MACULAR)
E phillippa@mdnz.org.nz
W mdnz.org.nz


Macular Degeneration New Zealand

Stand 36

The incidence of age-related macular degeneration is on the rise with the increasing ageing population in NZ. One in 7 people over 50 years of age are affected. Together we need to raise awareness and provide information to patients.

Visit our stand to find out about information and support material available to assist your patients, and learn about our online learning programme available to all medical staff.

Macular Degeneration NZ aims to reduce the incidence and impact of Macular Degeneration in NZ. 

P 0508 633 227
W medcapital.net


Stand 4

MedCapital is a financial management company working exclusively with doctors to help them achieve financial success. We design a custom financial plan to suit your goals and then organise and coordinate the services, tools and other resources needed to implement your financial plan.

P +64 9 358 1123
E jayala@medtechglobal.com
W medtechglobal.com

Medtech Global

Stands 9, 10, 11 & 12

Medtech is an established market leader in developing solutions for primary healthcare industry in New Zealand. The Medtech32 and Medtech Evolution practice management software tools are used by public and private healthcare providers across New Zealand, Australia, India and in the USA. In pursuit of total health and wellness through personal empowerment, Medtech also promoted direct-to-patient solutions, like the ManageMyHealth patient portal with integration to wearable devices.

P +64 4 496 2439
W health.govt.nz

Ministry of Health

Stand 23

The Ministry of Health leads New Zealand's health and disability system, and has overall responsibility for the management and development of that system.  The Ministry of Health is the Governments principal advisor on health and disability: improving, promoting and protecting the health of all New Zealanders.

P +64 4 495 5935
E Justine.Johansson@justice.govt.nz
W justice.govt.nz

Ministry of Justice - #NZJusticeIdeas

Table Top 4

Hapaitia te Oranga Tangata – Safe and Effective Justice is a cross-justice sector programme established to transform the criminal justice system and create a safer New Zealand.
It's about developing long term solutions to keep communities safe, address pathways to offending and deliver better outcomes for everyone who experiences the justice system.  
Our key partners include the Ministry of Justice, Department of Corrections, New Zealand Police and Oranga Tamariki. We're also involving the wider justice and social sector, and building partnerships with Maori, community groups, business and youth as we create an agreed work plan for justice reform. 

P +64 296 600 075
W workandincome.govt.nz

Ministry of Social Development

Stand 21

The Ministry of Social Development includes Work & Income, Seniors (paying superannuation) and Student Services (Student Loans), Family and Community Services and the Office of Disability Issues.  The former Child Youth and Family is now a separate Ministry called Orangi Tamariki. Through Work & Income the 300,000 working age adults who depend on a welfare benefit are supported. This currently includes 150,000 on the disability-related benefits (either the shorter-term Job Seeker Support or the longer term Supported Living Payment). The Disability Allowance supplementary assistance is available to most people with a Community Service Card.            

P +64 27 222 1002

Mobile Health

Stand S1

Mobile Health works closely with the Ministry of Health, regional DHBs and local health organisations to provide low risk elective day surgery to 24 rural locations throughout NZ. In addition, we provide convenient and accessible education to doctors and nurses through video links. We also offer free and independent advice and support in implementing telehealth through the www.telehealth.org.nz website.          

P +64 9 303 1806
E shila.patel@mypractice.co.nz 
W mypractice.co.nz

My Practice Ltd

Stand 7

MyPractice is NZ owned, led by Dr. Ashwin Patel since 1994.
Put your practice in stable and experienced hands that have delivered the top-rated Practice Management System in NZ.
We understand your practice and the complicated environment within which you work.
Our experience with the current technology provides the secure and stable platform your practice deserves.  
Health365 is the patient portal of choice for many MyPractice and MedTech practices.
For more information about MyPractice or Health365 , please visit  www.mypractice.co.nz

P 0800 634 5633
E rekha@neilmed.com 
W neilmed.com

NeilMed Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Stand 1

NeilMed Pharmaceuticals, manufacturers of allergy & sinus relief products. NeilMed's Sinus Rinse Kit, a soothing saline nasal irrigation system with 60 packets of preservative free, isotonic, pH balanced mixture, irrigation bottle, custom designed cap. Highly effective for rhinosinusitis, allergies, and most beneficial for post FESS patients.  NeilMed's NasaFlo,  free flowing gravity method to nasal irrigation. NeilMed's NasoGel, a soothing saline gel for prolonged moisturization of dry nasal passages.

NeilMed's NasaMist, buffered, preservative free nasal spray, isotonic and hypertonic available. NasaDrops Ampoules with Aspirators Saline ampoules for stuffy, congested or dry noses for babies, children & adults. www.neilmed.com.            

+64 21 746 475
W nzdoctor.com

NZ Doctor

Table Top 8

New Zealand Doctor' award-winning team of experienced health reporters and clinical contributors provide news on general practice and primary care.
It is a must-read for anyone wanting to keep up with the ever-changing health-sector landscape.  

A subscription package provides access to a fortnightly print publication, daily email newsletter,website and E Learning.
New Zealand Doctor is proud to have been in primary care for over 30 years.

If you would like to subscribe, go to our website  www.nzdoctor.co.nz 

P +64 4 495 5872

W nzlocums.com


Stand 41

NZLocums is government funded to provide General Practitioner and Nurse Practitioner recruitment services to rural New Zealand. 

NZLocums recruits medical professionals from New Zealand and internationally to work in short-term, fixed-term and permanent placements.  As well as a comprehensive recruitment service, NZLocums provides a unique orientation course to overseas candidates introducing them to the New Zealand health system.

P +64 4 472 4741


New Zealand Medical Association

Stand 13

The New Zealand Medical Association is the country's foremost pan-professional medical organisation representing the collective voice of members. Our members come from all disciplines including specialists, general practitioners, doctors-in-training and medical students.

NZMA provides advocacy and leadership for the medical profession with our members encouraging professional unity and values, and the health of all New Zealanders. 

+64 27 235 8490
W nzrugby.co.nz 

New Zealand Rugby

Table Top 11

New Zealand Rugby places a high importance on player welfare, particularly with respect to concussions. A key stakeholder in improving how we care for players when they sustain a concussion are their local health care providers. NZ Rugby is currently working with a number of local general practitioners across the country to develop a tool and information that can help support the decision making process for concussion diagnosis and medical clearance that is practical and fit for purpose. The primary outcome of which will ensure the health care providers have access to the most update graduated return to play and learn guidelines, stand down periods and information that will assist with their clinical decision to ensure that players are safe when returning to play.

P +64 27 456 7747


Oticon Medical

Table Top 3

Oticon Medical offers bone anchored hearing systems and cochlear implant solutions, which address the needs of different patient groups. Our solutions benefit people with hearing loss, specialised to meet the needs of those who face the hardest hearing challenges. Sound is a fundamental part of daily life that opens up a world of wonder. Sound and hearing are the key to human development and interaction. Sound is the way we understand, recognise and socialise with other people. In short, to hear is to live. Imagine a world without sound, without being able to hear, without being able to interact. At Oticon Medical, we are passionate about using our combined expertise and resources to open up the world of sound to as many people as possible. We do so because we appreciate that when it comes to quality of life, sound and sound quality matter.

P +64 21 902 723


Private Care NZ

Table Top 5

We can help make every day easier for you and your family by providing premium tailored Home, Lifestyle and Aged Care Support across New Zealand. We're here to help assist with your individual needs, because we know that what matters most in life is as unique as your fingerprint.  

P +64 27 263 3610

E admin@pmaanz.org.nz
W pmaanz.org.nz


Stand 33

PMAANZ promotes excellence in practice management in the health care sector by supporting members through professional development, networking and peer support.

Practice Management within the Health industry in New Zealand is a career choice for many managers and administrators. Our organisation supports members in their roles and encourages professional development and peer support. PMAANZ holds a National annual Conference, every September. This year, Hamilton will host our annual conference at Claudelands. 

P +64 4 496 5999
E communications@rnzcgp.org.nz
W rnzcgp.org.nz           


Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP)

Stand 37

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners is a professional body and postgraduate educational institute that sets standards for general practice, providing research, assessment, ongoing education, advocacy and support for general practitioners and general practice.

P +61 8 8234 8277

E jason.ahmad@ruraldoc.com.au 

Rural Doctors Workforce Agency

Stand 19

The Rural Doctors Workforce Agency (RDWA) provides the workforce to enhance the health and wellbeing of rural communities in South Australia. Numerous lucrative opportunities exist through our Locum program or, if you are looking for something more permanent, in one of our priority locations. The RDWA will tailor our services to meet your needs. To find out more, visit our recruitment staff at Stand 19.

P +64 9 580 1821

E michael.lewis@sanofi.com


Stand 6

Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

Sanofi, Empowering Life

P +64 21 759 257

E nikki.hawkey@pegasus.org.nz
W pegasus.health.nz


Stand 40

Sirius – your complete patient wellbeing and clinical management system.

Sirius is an EMR that will revolutionise your general practice and enable you to provide the very best care for your patients.  The Sirius suite of products includes a Patient Management System (PMS), patient portal, clinician portal and a restricted external portal for use by specialist providers. Sirius has been developed by Pegasus Health, in partnership with Intrahealth. Together, we are a long-time, trusted technology partner to General Practice.  Sirius is one of the best EMR products available and it will transform general practice and primary health care delivery in New Zealand.

Come and meet the Sirius team at stand #40.

P +61 7 3721 1766


Skin Cancer College Australasia

Stand 38

Skin Cancer College Australasia is the non-profit peak body for primary care professionals. Our role is to nurture and support professionals in their efforts to combat skin cancer and save lives. Our focus is on more than just training - it's on education, research, advocacy and standards - which, together, help raise the bar in skin cancer medicine. 

P 0800 50 2323
E telecare@stjohn.org.nz


St John Medical Alarm

Table Top 6

With a St John Medical Alarm, we're like part of the family. We all enjoy our independence and a St John Medical Alarm gives New Zealanders and their families peace of mind around the clock. A St John Medical Alarm is the only alarm monitored directly by St John and is recommended most often by GP's.

To find out more visit our stand or contact us on 0800 50 23 23.

P +64 4 381 6489
E Angela.Gruar@tepou.co.nz


Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui

Stand 29

Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui (Te Pou) is the national centre of workforce development for the New Zealand mental health, addiction and disability sectors.

We support organisations to implement policy and plan and develop their workforce with practical resources, consultation and education. We use a sound evidence base that builds better services to improve people's lives.

Our work is internationally recognised and focused on supporting and growing workforce capability and capacity. With NZQA certification via Blueprint for Learning, we're also focused on providing quality evidence-based education and training to the wider community.

P +64 27 726 0184

E patrick.fogarty@theprivateoffice.co.nz
W theprivateoffice.co.nz

The Private Office

Table Top 9

The Private Office (TPO) is an independent Financial Planning firm specialised in the provision of tailored wealth management services. Since 2014, TPO has been providing comprehensive financial plans for a select group of private clients and we are proud to be the trusted advisor for many of New Zealand's most successful families. We provide a boutique personalised experience and work on a collaborative basis to help our clients plan for the future and achieve their ideal lifestyle. Laetitia, Nick and Patrick bring together more than sixty years of experience in financial services and operate with a clear vision, to provide best practice advice to investors who are serious about structuring their financial affairs. 

P +61 3 9329 6427


Therapeutic Guidelines Ltd

Stand 34

Therapeutic Guidelines Limited (TGL) is a not-for-profit organisation. It is independent of government and commercial interests, including the pharmaceutical industry. It is financially self-sufficient and does not receive government funding.

Therapeutic Guidelines provide clear, concise and evidence-based recommendations for patient management, developed by Australia's leading clinical experts. These experts work in multi-disciplinary teams with skilled medical editors to evaluate the medical literature, including clinical trials, systematic reviews, and drug information, to ensure that clear and practical recommendations are developed based on the best available evidence.

Therapeutic Guidelines are widely respected and are an integral part of the Australian medical culture. They are used in all Australian medical and pharmacy schools, and are used extensively in public teaching hospitals and in community medical and pharmacy practices. The Antibiotic Guidelines reflect four decades of antimicrobial stewardship in Australian healthcare settings.  


P +64 9 829 0984


USL Medical

Stand 22

USL  Medical offer total healthcare solutions, which are patient-centric and sustainable. We support health care providers with world class products, services and education which enhances the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders. We do this through proactively seeking innovative solutions and achieving excellence in everything we do.

P +64 27 839 5946 


West Coast DHB

Stand 25

The West Coast DHB is the main provider for health care across the West Coast of the South Island and provide both primary & secondary care to our communities. Right now, we're transforming patient care with the goal of becoming the New Zealand centre of excellence for rural health services. For you, that means an opportunity to build expertise and grow your reputation in one of the most beautiful and spectacular landscapes in New Zealand.

We're currently recruiting for people who are passionate, can think on their feet and love work days that are full of challenge as well as a few laughs. In return, you'll find a supportive, high calibre team that goes the extra mile to put patient care first. Thanks to our links with Canterbury DHB, specialist skills are shared to benefit all, which means plenty of personal development and time to get to know your patients.

When you're not at work, there's a lot  to keep you occupied. Pick up any guide and you'll discover native forests, mountains, rivers and a close-knit
community lifestyle you'll never grow tired of.

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