A warm welcome to the 2018 Goodfellow Symposium.

The Symposium presents a multidisciplinary programme catering for general practitioners, primary health care nurses, urgent care physicians, registrars, specialists and others primary health care professionals.

In keeping with our commitment to providing relevant and topical information, our theme “Skills for Next Monday” remains relevant. The programme has been designed to provide engaging and informative sessions, latest clinical updates and opportunities to participate in practical sessions so you returned to work armed with new knowledge and skills.

Interviews with our 2018 speakers

Rectal bleeding

Nagham Al-Mozany
Colorectal Surgeon


Massimo Giola
Health Consultant

Managing heart health

Andy Mclachlan
Nurse Practitioner

Acute knee injury

Simon Young
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Clinician welbeing

Fiona Moir
Senior lectuer, The University of Auckland

Engaging patients through illustration

Samantha Murton
General Practitioner / Plastic Surgeon

Driving in old age

David Spriggs
Physician / Geriatrician

Pacific health

Api Talemaitoga
General Practitioner

Ultrasound use in primary care

Kelvin Ward
Urgent Care Physician

Sleep apnea

Kim Ward
Registered Nurse


Stephen Kara
Sports Physician

CVD Risk Calculator

Fraser Hamilton
Medical Officer


Shenton Chew

Vascular disease

Venu Bhamidi
Vascular Surgeon

Safety in practice

Neil Houston
GP, Clinical Director

These interviews were kindly filmed by Mobile Health.

More reasons to attend

Pre-conference training

Networking event

Skills workshops

Extend your experience with in-depth Friday sessions with leading experts. Make valuable connections with your peers. Keep your skills refreshed with workshops across both days.