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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 >>

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 >>

National PRIME Committee convenes

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 3:30 pm | NZ Rural General Practice Network

The newly-formed National PRIME Committee held its inaugural meeting following a year-long review of the service. The committee, chaired by Wellsford GP Dr Tim Malloy, was established in late 2017 following a comprehensive review of the Primary Response ... 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 >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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