National tour to encourage rural high school students into healthcare careers

A groundbreaking initiative to encourage rural secondary school pupils into rural health careers kicked off today led by the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network and 20 medical, nursing and allied health students (NZRGPN media release).

In a whirlwind tour of much of New Zealand, the NZRGPN and students will visit 36 rural high schools to speak to year nine and ten students about the possibility of careers in health.

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