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Mātanga Tapuhi (Nurse Practitioner) Recipient Of 2020 Peter Snow Memorial Award

Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 6:12 am | NZ Rural General Practice Network

South Canterbury Mātanga Tapuhi (Nurse Practitioner) Tania Kemp (Ngā Māhanga A Tairi, affiliation with Ngāti Mutunga O Wharekauri) has been announced as the 2020 recipient of the Peter Snow Memorial Award. The award was announced at the New ... More >>

Rural Health Careers Promotion Tour Hits The Road

Saturday, 7 November 2020, 3:02 pm | New Zealand Rural General Practice Network

Next week, our 2020 rural schools tour kicks off with the first group of tertiary health students hitting the road to inspire school pupils to pursue rural health careers. The rural schools tour is a key part of the Rural Health Careers Promotion ... More >>

Political Panel Webinar Addresses Rural Health Crisis

Friday, 2 October 2020, 5:34 am | New Zealand Rural General Practice Network

On Tuesday evening, spokespeople from the four biggest political parties took part in the Rural Health Political Panel Webinar, convened by the Rural General Practice Network (the Network) and Mobile Health to address the crisis facing rural health ... More >>

Political Panelists To Discuss Future Of Rural Health

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 6:45 am | NZ Rural General Practice Network

On Tuesday, 29 September from 7:30-8:30pm, spokespeople from the four biggest political parties will take part in a political panel webinar to promote their party’s plan and vision for rural health over the next 3-10 years. Our Rural Health Manifesto ... More >>

Rural Focus Welcomed In Health Review, But Urgent Action Needed

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 12:02 pm | Rural General Practice Network

The NZ Rural General Practice Network today welcomed the Health and Disability System Review’s focus on addressing inequity in access to health care for rural communities, but said action was now needed with real urgency. The new Chief Executive for the ... More >>

Rural GP Network Secures More Support For Rural General Practice

Saturday, 25 April 2020, 8:14 am | New Zealand Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network has brokered an agreement with the Ministry of Health to extend locum support to keep vulnerable rural general practices operating as they come under mounting pressure as a result of Covid-19. NZRGPN Chief ... More >>

Urban Doctors, Nurses To Boost Struggling Rural Practices

Friday, 3 April 2020, 7:53 am | New Zealand Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network is very concerned that the COVID-19 outbreak will have a serious impact on rural New Zealanders ability to get the medical care they need compared to people who live in urban centres. They are working closely ... More >>

Call For Establishment Of COVID Rural Testing Stations

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 8:26 am | NZ Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network is calling for the urgent establishment of rural testing stations in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic to cater for not only locals but also an influx of out-of-towners. NZRGPN Chairperson and rural GP Dr Fiona ... More >>

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 Proofing’ vital to protecting rural communities

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 11:14 am | New Zealand Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network today welcomed a refreshed ‘rural proofing’ policy that will ensure rural communities are ‘at the heart of policy making across government’. 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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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