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Rural Health Career Promotion Tours Help Grow Future Health Workforce

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 10:16 am | NZ Rural General Practice Network

Over the next two weeks, 32 tertiary health students (four teams of eight tertiary students) will be touring the country to promote health careers to over 2000 rural school pupils as part of the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network’s (Network) ... More >>

Capitation Funding Increase Falls Miserably Short For Rural General Practice

Wednesday, 1 June 2022, 7:14 pm | New Zealand Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network supports the General Practice Leaders Forum’s response to the proposed capitation funding increase for general practices which falls miserably short. The proposed recommendation, discussed during the PHO ... More >>

Rural Communities Again “Left In The Wilderness” By The Government’s Pae Ora Healthy Futures Bill

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 3:48 pm | NZ Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network (the Network) is appalled that rural communities have been “left in the wilderness” by the Pae Ora Healthy Futures Bill, which was recommended by the Select Committee to Parliament for a second reading ... More >>

New Zealand Institute Of Rural Health To Join Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

Friday, 25 March 2022, 12:04 pm | New Zealand Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand Institute of Rural Health (the Institute) will bring a wealth of rural health research history and knowledge when it joins forces with Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network when the new organisation officially launches in July 2022. ... More >>

New Zealand Hospitality Is On The Road To Recovery According To New Research From CGA

Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 9:44 am | New Zealand Rural General Practice Network

Most consumers in New Zealand are feeling positive and ready to support the hospitality sector in 2022, according to a new report from CGA, the global On Premise data and insights consultancy. As part of CGA’s global expansion program, a host of best-in-class ... More >>

Are Rural Communities Expected To Run Sausage Sizzles To Pay For Hospital Upgrades To Manage COVID And Holiday Makers?

Thursday, 16 December 2021, 3:47 pm | Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network and Rural Hospital Network are shocked that the Government’s announcement of half a billion dollars to prepare hospitals for COVID-19 in the community ignores rural communities once again. The Minister’s ... More >>

Former NZRGPN Board Student Rep Receives Prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 9:37 am | NZ Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network (Network) is thrilled to hear that former Board student representative Dr Ben Alsop-ten Hove has received the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. This postgraduate award will support Ben to study at the University ... More >>

New Resident Pathway A Step Forward But Not Final Solution For Rural Health Workforce

Friday, 1 October 2021, 3:13 pm | NZ Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network welcomes the Government’s 2021 resident visa which will allow over 5000 migrant health workers to stay in the country. With this new pathway to residency, locum doctors currently working in New Zealand ... More >>

Extension of Pandemic Emergency Roving Locums funding will support Coromandel and rural Auckland practices

Friday, 20 August 2021, 1:17 pm | NZ Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand Rural General Practice (the Network) welcomes the Ministry of Health’s decision to extend the Pandemic Emergency Roving Locums (PERL) contract for a further six months. Network Chief Executive Dr Grant Davidson says, “this decision recognises ... More >>

Over 5000 Rural School Pupils Targeted In Rural Health Careers Promotion Tours

Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 1:12 pm | Rural General Practice Network

This month, over 5000 rural school pupils will learn about rural health careers through the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network’s rural school tours. Groups of tertiary health students will visit 50 high schools throughout the Bay of Plenty, ... More >>

Budget Gives ‘No Crumbs Of Hope For Our Rural Health Workforce’

Saturday, 22 May 2021, 4:17 pm | New Zealand Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network is remaining optimistic about the future of rural health despite the lack of focus it received in yesterday’s Budget announcement. Network Chief Executive Dr Grant Davidson says that this is frustrating ... More >>

Taupō Doctor Appointed As Clinical Director Rural Health

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 5:10 pm | NZRGPN

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Jeremy Webber to the new role of Clinical Director Rural Health. The Clinical Director Rural Health (CDRH) will make a significant contribution to ensuring the ... More >>

Pandemic Emergency Roving Locums Initiative Wins ‘Best Service Award’

Monday, 17 May 2021, 4:38 pm | Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network is delighted to have won the Blue Star Award for ‘Best product/service or campaign’ for the Pandemic Emergency Roving Locums initiative at the New Zealand Primary Healthcare Awards on Saturday ... More >>

Rural Health Professionals Welcome Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 1:16 pm | Rural General Practice Network

Members of the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network (the Network) held up green cards in show of support for the proposal to form a collective organisation Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network on Saturday 1 May 2021. During the Network’s ... More >>

2021 Peter Snow Memorial Award Goes To Kerikeri GP

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 8:42 am | NZ Rural General Practice Network

Kerikeri GP Dr Grahame Jelley has been announced as the 2021 recipient of the Peter Snow Memorial Award. The award was announced at the National Rural Health Conference at Wairakei Resort in Taupō on Friday 30 April 2021. The Peter Snow Memorial Award ... More >>

400 Delegates To Meet In Taupō For National Rural Health Conference 2021

Wednesday, 28 April 2021, 4:01 pm | Rural General Practice Network

This week approximately 400 rural health professionals and administrators will come together at Wairakei Resort in Taupō for this year’s National Rural Health Conference. This conference is the first ‘in person’ health professionals conference in 2021 ... More >>

Border Exemption For Critical Health Workers Extended Indefinitely

Monday, 15 March 2021, 1:14 pm | NZ Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network are delighted to receive the announcement from Minister of Immigration Kris Faafoi that the border exemption for critical health workers has been extended indefinitely. This will enable international trained health ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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