Upcoming Events

  • Peter Snow Award

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    30 May 2017 - 1 Feb 2018

    Nominations for the 2018 Peter Snow Memorial Award will be open from June 30, 2017.

  • Lung health awareness month

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    31 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
    NZ wide

    November is lung health awareness month and the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network is delighted to support the Lung Foundation New Zealand raise awareness by sharing and promoting its lung health poster and by encouraging rural practices, communities and individuals to organise an event that will save lives by increasing awareness and early detection of lung disease.

  • Early Bird conference 2018 registration now open

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    15 Nov 2017 - 8 Apr 2018
    Pullman Auckland

    Early bird registration is open for the 2018 New Zealand Rural General Practice Network National Rural Health Conference. From now until February 16, 2018 discounted rates apply. Everyone who registers and pays by close of the early bird option will enter a draw to win a FitBit. For more details on the programme, registration information and to book accommodation, visit the official conference website by clicking this LINK.
    Auckland’s Pullman will host next year’s conference from April 5 – 8. The theme is “Healthy Rural Communities – Mauri Ora, Whanau Ora, Wai Ora”.
    The four-day programme is stacked with interesting speakers, workshops, meetings and social events. It all kicks off with an array of preconference workshops on Thursday, April 5. These include: Rural hospital medicines update; Te Ao Maori and why protocols exist; Musculoskeletal medicine and therapy; nurses’ skills workshop/forum; Goodyarn mental health workshop; Bayer contraception workshop; ultrasound training, and a rural research day.