Welcome to the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network is a membership and support organisation for rural health professionals. Based in Wellington, the Network’s national membership and advocacy includes both rural practices and individual members covering more than 1800 doctors, nurses, practice managers and students. As part of our business operation we are contracted by the New Zealand government to provide a rural locum support and recruitment service which we do under the NZLocums brand, recruiting health professionals nationally and internationally.

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Enhanced air ambulance service for the South

17 October 2018

Health Minister Dr David Clark has announced the third and final agreement in principle has been reached for new air ambulance services that will be safer, better and firmly focused…

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RiSC applications now open

10 October 2018

Applications are now open for the 2019 Rural Inter-professional Simulation Course (RiSC), a University of Otago Rural Postgraduate Programme to be held at the Ashburton Simulation Centre, May 13-15 and…

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Rural, Maori mental health stats grim

9 October 2018

Being young, male, Māori and living in rural Northland could be a prescription for mental illness, according to recent statistics and commentary. (Otago Daily Times) Northland general practitioner and medical…

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