News 2020

Rural GPs recognised with New Year’s Honours

  The 2021 New Year’s Honours were announced this week and the Network is delighted to congratulate three members who received recognition for their contribution to rural health. Among 13 doctors honoured was former Network Committee Chair and longstanding rural GP...

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Briefing to Incoming Minister

Please find a copy of our Briefing to the Incoming Minister here. The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network and our partner organisations are pleased to share this document with you and anticipate a busy year ahead as we work...

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Health workforce struggling without migrant workers

Experts are warning a significant health workforce burden looms if the Government does not urgently loosen its criteria for critical migrant workers to enter New Zealand. Read the full NZ Herald article here, which includes comments from NZRGPN Chief Executive...

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Research and studies

Geographic Classification for Health (GCH): Developing a new rural-urban classification for NZ health research and policy. Your feedback is sought The aim of this research project is to develop a ‘fit for health purpose’ rural-urban classification for analysis of health...

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