Respiratory

Webinar: Common Infections Made Easy

Dr Arlo Upton overviewed common infections that include ENT, eyes, chest, gut, skin, pelvis, bladder and teeth. Dr Arlo Upton is a graduate of the University of Otago Medical School. She trained in clinical microbiology and infectious diseases in Auckland. 

Smoking Cessation

Cigarette smoking is a leading preventable health risk, yet nearly a quarter of adult New Zealanders still smoke. GPs and practice nurses are in a key position to help smokers quit. In addition to the information provided in this short course, the Ministry of Health has identified a number of priority population groups (including Māori, Pacific peoples, users of mental health services and pregnant women) due to their  high smoking rates or the substantial benefits they would obtain from stopping smoking.

Hoarseness - Randall Morton

Dr Randall Morton talks about the management of hoarseness in primary care. Randall is a Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Auckland. He is Clinical Director of Manukau Health Park and Deputy Clinical Director of Surgery at Counties Manukau DHB. Randall’s current special interests are in salivary gland disease and voice disorders.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is characterised by a reduction in airflow that is not reversible and is usually progressive in the long term. In many cases it is preventable and can be effectively managed.

Community Acquired Pneumonia - Mark Thomas

Doctor Mark Thomas talks about community acquired pneumonia. Mark is an Infectious Disease Physician at Auckland City Hospital and Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology at the University of Auckland. His current research is directed towards reducing excessive anti-microbial consumption in New Zealand.

Effective treatments for the common cold - Bruce Arroll

Rachel Jones talks to Dr Bruce Arroll about effective treatments for the common cold and how to avoid antibiotic prescriptions. Dr Arroll is Professor of General Practice at the University of Auckland and a GP in south Auckland.

The common cold - Bruce Arroll

Rachel Jones talks to Dr Bruce Arroll about the common cold. Bruce is Professor of General Practice at the University of Auckland and a GP in South Auckland.

       

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