Dr Kyle Simon Eggleton

Dr Kyle Eggleton is the North Island Representative on the Network Committee. He is the Rural Director of the Auckland University Medical School, the Year 6 General Practice Course Director and the GP academic with responsibilities for Year 5 and 6 placements in Northland. He works part time in the Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care and part time as the medical officer for Ki A Ora Ngātiwai, an iwi health provider based in Northland, where he undertakes rural outreach clinics. His research interests broadly coalesce around the theme of quality of primary care. He is particularly interested in rural health, equity, access issues and participatory action research. His PhD explored the concept of measuring quality of iwi health providers and utilised a Kaupapa Māori aligned methodology. Kyle is a member of the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal, Elected member Northland District Health Board, Chairperson Bream Bay Community Support Trust, Board member Northland Faculty RNZCGP, Member of the Medicine Adverse Reactions Committee.