HNZ: Te Whatu Ora COVID-19 update: webinar for primary care on Wednesday evening, 31st August

Kia ora koutou

Te Whatu Ora will present a webinar update on Monkeypox and COVID-19 to primary care clinicians on Wednesday evening, 31st August, from 7.30pm to 8:45pm. The update will cover a range of topics, including Monkeypox - case definition, testing, vaccination, treatment, and new Monkeypox pathway, the wider COVID-19 response - persistent infection, rebound,

isolation requirements, international travellers and vaccinations, and Care in the Community - COVID-19 transition to business as usual, funding, COVID-19 medicines including Evusheld and long COVID.

Presenters include: 

  • Dr Samantha Murton (Chair)
    President, Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners 
  • Dr Felicity Williamson
    Medical Officer of Health and ARPHS Clinical Monkeypox Lead 
  • Dr Anne Robertson
    President NZ Sexual Health Society and Consultant Sexual Health Physician, Te Whatu Ora Te Pae Hauora Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral 
  • Dr Marion Leighton
    Clinical Lead, National Immunisation Programme 
  • Dr Joe Bourne
    GP, Health System Preparedness Programme Clinical Advisor 
  • Gareth Frew
    Pharmacist, Clinical Advisor - Therapeutics, Care in the Community 
  • Dr Ajay Makal
    GP, Clinical Advisor, Care in the Community 

Please feel free to let your members know about this update. We have attached a flyer you can circulate to your members - we appreciate you may have already received this from other networks. To register, please use the booking link HTTPS://TINYURL.COM/AUGUPDATEHP For questions, please email



COVID Webinar Flyer

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