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Rural GP network welcomes commitment to rural health

Friday, 15 November 2019, 8:21 am | Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand General Practice Network today welcomed a commitment to addressing a rural health workforce crisis in the National Party’s Education Discussion document. More >>

Landmark partnership announced for int'l medical conference

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 9:14 am | Rural General Practice Network

In 2017, The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (the College) won its bid to host the 2020 WONCA Asia Pacific Regional Conference in Auckland, 23 – 26 April. More >>

Training hubs critical as rural health workforce declines

Monday, 13 May 2019, 2:06 pm | Rural General Practice Network

Government commitment to establishing a network of rural health training hubs is now critically important to reversing a continued decline in the rural health workforce, according to the organisation representing almost every rural medical practice in ... More >>

Health training hubs critical

Monday, 13 May 2019, 11:46 am | Rural General Practice Network

Government commitment to establishing a network of rural health training hubs is now critically important to reversing a continued decline in the rural health workforce, according to the organisation representing almost every rural medical practice in ... More >>

New Rural General Practice Chair welcomes health hubs

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 4:41 pm | Rural General Practice Network

New Rural General Practice Chair welcomes health hubs, calls for National Rural Health Commissioner More >>

Commitment to rural health hubs delights sector

Saturday, 6 April 2019, 10:53 am | Rural General Practice Network

The organisation representing rural doctors and nurses today said the Minister of Health’s commitment to rural health training hubs had the opportunity to revolutionise rural health service delivery in New Zealand. More >>

National rural health conference in Marlborough

Saturday, 30 March 2019, 11:48 am | Rural General Practice Network

New Zealand’s premiere National Rural Health Conference comes to Marlborough in early April with a line-up of keynote speakers including Doctor of Psychiatry Hinemoa Elder, Dame Tariana Turia, Emeritus Professor Dr Paul Worley (Australia’s first ... More >>

Commitment to addressing rural health workforce crisis

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 7:21 pm | Rural General Practice Network

Commitment to addressing rural health workforce crisis welcomed; detail now needed The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network welcomed government acknowledgment that the current rural health workforce is not sustainable and action is required ... More >>

Urgency required on rural health training

Friday, 9 November 2018, 9:35 am | Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network today said a decision on the training of rural health professionals was urgently needed to head-off a pending crisis in the rural health workforce. More >>

Tourist Tax must address more than toilets, car parks

Sunday, 17 June 2018, 2:51 pm | Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network said a Tourist Tax needed to reflect that tourism was now placing real stress on delivery of rural health services. More >>

Rural health must be integral in health services review

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 4:37 pm | Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network today welcomed an announcement of a comprehensive review of health services in New Zealand. More >>

Waikato GP named 2018 Peter Snow Memorial Award recipient

Sunday, 8 April 2018, 7:59 pm | Rural General Practice Network

Long-serving Te Kuiti GP Dr Keith Buswell is the recipient of the 2018 Peter Snow Memorial Award. The accolade was announced at a ceremony at the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network’s annual conference in Auckland on April 7. Dr Buswell ... More >>

NZRGPN eyes stronger rural nurse representation

Friday, 6 April 2018, 12:05 pm | Rural General Practice Network

Fourteen rural nurses and nurse academics from around New Zealand gathered in Wellington recently to discuss ways to better support and represent nurses in the rural sector. More >>

Rural General Practice Team of the Year Award 2018

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 2:43 pm | Rural General Practice Network

The search is on again for New Zealand’s best Rural General Practice Team of the Year as judged by the community. More >>

Rural General Practice Welcomes New Health Minister

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 12:07 pm | Rural General Practice Network

“We congratulate the Labour-led Government on its election 2017 victory and look forward to working with new Health Minister David Clark to resolve the long-running health challenges facing rural communities,” says New Zealand Rural General Practice ... More >>

New School of Rural Medicine ‘very, very good news’

Monday, 28 August 2017, 1:51 pm | Rural General Practice Network

The announcement that the Government will establish a new School of Rural Medicine within the next three years is “very, very good news for our country”, says New Zealand Rural General Practice Network Chief Executive Dalton Kelly. More >>

Collaboration the key to addressing rural health workforce

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 3:52 pm | Rural General Practice Network

The call for a nationally focussed, multidisciplinary approach to training rural health professionals is a sensible way to address the longer term health needs of rural communities, says the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network. More >>

Review heralds new era for rural PRIME service

Friday, 14 July 2017, 3:02 pm | Rural General Practice Network

A wide-ranging review of New Zealand’s Primary Response in Medical Emergency (PRIME) service has been successfully completed and work will soon begin to implement its recommendations, says New Zealand Rural General Practice Network Chief Executive ... More >>

Kaikoura GPs receive rural health’s Peter Snow Award

Saturday, 1 April 2017, 8:21 pm | Rural General Practice Network

The 2017 Peter Snow Memorial Award has gone to Kaikoura GPs Dr Chris Henry and Dr Andrea Judd. The award was announced at a ceremony at the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network’s annual conference in Wellington on Friday evening, March 31. ... More >>

Proposed Medical School sets new direction for GP training

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 2:36 pm | Rural General Practice Network

The concept of training medical students from rural backgrounds in rural communities to work in those communities, as proposed by The University of Waikato, is a huge shot in the arm for the sector, says the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network. More >>

 

 

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