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Rural Research Snapshot Highlights Struggle To Have Good Health Outcomes In Rural Areas

Friday, 24 May 2024, 8:55 am | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

For years, our rural healthcare workforce has known intuitively that those in rural areas have poorer health outcomes than those in urban areas, but there has been no clear data to show this. In 2022, academics from Otago and Waikato Universities developed ... More >>

Two Peter Snow Memorial Award Winners Presented At The National Rural Health Conference 2024

Tuesday, 9 April 2024, 8:57 pm | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

Rhoena Davis has been recognised as the recipient for 2023, while Kyle Eggleton has been awarded the honour for 2024. Both recipients were nominated for their longstanding service and dedication to rural health. More >>

Hauora Taiwhenua Applauds Coalition Government’s Progress In Developing A Third New Zealand Medical School

Wednesday, 14 February 2024, 9:39 am | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

Hauora Taiwhenua expresses its support for the Government’s signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Waikato to establish a third medical school focussing on developing rural doctors. "We are pleased to witness this ... More >>

Rural Health Calls For The Coalition Government To Keep Its Promise For Serious Investment Into Ailing General Practice

Thursday, 21 December 2023, 3:56 pm | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

Rural general practice teams are the backbone of the health system for their communities, providing essential and preventive care to patients. However, they are under-resourced, over-stretched and under-staffed. Chair of Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network, ... More >>

Tertiary Students Encourage Rural Health Careers In Bay Of Plenty And Hawkes Bay

Tuesday, 14 November 2023, 10:36 am | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

In a bid to tackle the severe lack of health professionals in rural communities, two teams of tertiary students are heading to Hawkes Bay, Gisborne, and Bay of Plenty to promote rural health careers to high school students. They are trying to inspire ... More >>

Raglan and Tūrangi Noho Marae Visits Inspiring Health Students and Rural Rangatahi

Monday, 13 November 2023, 5:43 pm | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

Thirty tertiary students from around Aotearoa New Zealand will travel to Raglan and Tūrangi in mid-November for two Noho Marae visits as part of Hauora Taiwhenua’s Rural Health Careers Programme. Noho Marae is a significant aspect of the programme, ... More >>

Tertiary Students Encourage Rural Health Careers In Waikato And Auckland

Monday, 6 November 2023, 3:57 pm | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

In a bid to tackle the severe lack of health professionals in rural communities, a team of tertiary students is heading to Waikato and Auckland to promote rural health careers to high school students. They are trying to inspire more young rural people ... More >>

Pre-Election Political Panel

Tuesday, 5 September 2023, 9:39 am | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

Rural health professionals question 5 political parties On Thursday 7th September, Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network host their pre-election political panel. This year’s panel includes representatives from Labour, National, ACT, Greens, and The ... More >>

Relocation Funding Secured For Rural General Practice Recruitment

Monday, 4 September 2023, 4:02 pm | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

Hauora Taiwhenua has successfully advocated for a financial relocation incentive for international General Practitioners with Te Whatu Ora. Relocation funding is now available through Te Whatu Ora to support the recruitment of international General ... More >>

Hauora Taiwhenua Delighted That Rural Workforce Shortages Are Finally Acknowledged As A Priority For Action

Wednesday, 5 July 2023, 5:23 pm | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

Two announcements in two days, both with specific actions targeted at rural health workforce solutions, are seen as signalling hope for a rural health workforce in extremis. Yesterday Te Whatu Ora and Te Aka Whai Ora released their Health Workforce ... More >>

Hauora Taiwhenua Welcomes Planning For Winter Health Impact On Rural Communities

Thursday, 4 May 2023, 6:02 pm | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

Hauora Taiwhenua welcomed the release today by Minister Verrall of a 24-point plan to proactively address system pressures posed by upcoming winter health escalations. “This list of initiatives encompasses a broad range of ideas which are deemed to ... More >>

A Kick In The Guts For Rural Nurses - Rural General Practice Nurses Once Again Overlooked By The Minister

Monday, 28 November 2022, 4:54 pm | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

Today Minister Little announced action planned by the Government to provide pay parity for health workers. In his statement he made two conflicting statements: “The Government is committed to ensuring health workers are paid fairly and receive parity ... More >>

Hauora Taiwhenua Noho Marae

Tuesday, 22 November 2022, 2:27 pm | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

As part of Hauora Taiwhenua’s continuing commitment to improving the health of rural communities, the Rural Health Careers Promotion Programme’s final noho marae visit of 2022 will be taking place end of November to early December. This visit ... More >>

Inspiring The Future Of Rural Health

Monday, 14 November 2022, 4:15 pm | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

The Rural Health Careers Promotion Programme is inspiring the next generation of health professionals, whether they are just beginning tertiary study and have not considered medicine, or if they are medical students who had not considered practicing ... More >>

Te Pae Tata/Interim Health Plan Released – Strong On Intent, Weak On Detail For Rural People

Friday, 28 October 2022, 7:13 pm | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

At 1100 today, in Taupo, The Minister of Health Andrew Little released Te Pae Tata/Interim Health Plan, mapping out the work programme for the health sector over the next two years. Hauora Taiwhenua is pleased to see the plan finally released, as the entire ... More >>

Dedicated Funding For GP Training A First Step To Deliver A Future Rural Health Workforce

Tuesday, 4 October 2022, 2:36 pm | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

The future of a career in General Practice is beginning to look more attractive following the Minister of Health’s announcement today of dedicated funding towards GP training. Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network welcomes the government’s response ... More >>

Over 350 Delegates To Meet For National Rural Health Conference 2022

Monday, 5 September 2022, 11:32 am | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

This week over 350 delegates will come together at Te Pae Convention Centre for the first National Rural Health Conference hosted by Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network. Associate Minister for Health (Māori) Hon Peeni Henare will open Conference ... More >>

Clinical Director And Rural Health Stalwart Recognised With Distinguished Fellowship Award

Tuesday, 26 July 2022, 3:38 pm | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network Clinical Director Rural Health Dr Jeremy Webber has been awarded Distinguished Fellowship of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, Division of Rural Hospital Medicine. Dr Webber was grateful to receive ... More >>

More Support Needed For Rural Communities To Supply COVID-19 Antiviral Medication

Friday, 15 July 2022, 5:15 pm | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network welcomes the Government’s announcement to widen the criteria under which the COVID-19 antiviral medication, Paxlovid, can be prescribed but has concerns around safety and support available in rural communities. ... More >>

Hauora Taiwhenua Heralds Beginning Of A Brighter Future For Rural Health

Friday, 3 June 2022, 11:44 am | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

The launch of Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network heralds the beginning of a brighter future for rural health. The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network is coming together with its rural health partners to form the new collective organisation Hauora ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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