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Just days remain until this year’s national rural health conference in Wellington - will you be there? There's still time to register, and book flights and accommodation to secure your seat at the country’s premier rural health conference. The exciting line-up of keynote speakers and topics features:
An announcement by Otago and Auckland universities for a proposed School of Rural Health couldn’t be better timed and if implemented will underpin the rural health workforce for the medium to long term future, says New Zealand Rural General Network Chairperson Sharon Hansen.
Calling all GPs and NPs!
Visit us this Saturday and Sunday at the Goodfellow Symposium, Vodafone Events Centre, Manakau, Auckland, Stand Number 15.
Two of our relationship managers, Sarah Maguire and Sarah Fearon recently ventured out of the NZLocums office in Wellington to visit some of the rural and urban practices we work with in the Taranaki region, here’s what they had to say about their time on the road:
The unvarnished truth – a doctors work experience in rural New Zealand.
Tony Pearson, a GP with over 30 years’ experience, originating from the UK, has spent the last four months working in a practice in the far north of New Zealand. Northland is a remote farming based community. It includes the last major settlement at the top of the North Island, the nearest city is two and a half hours drive. Tony has shared his experience working as a GP in this community.
Our February Orientation Course attendees are venturing into the heart of rural New Zealand. While attending the Maori Highlights section of the course at Te Papa Museum, we thought it would be a good idea to educate the intrepid travellers about what they may or may not encounter in rural New Zealand.
Two of our Relationship Managers recently returned from successful practice visits within the Hawkes Bay region.
Our offices will be closed on Monday 6th February to commemorate Waitangi Day.
Early Bird registration for the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network’s National Rural Health Conference 2017 ends on February 16 - be quick, so you can take advantage of this discount and also go into the draw to win a Charge 2 Fit Bit valued at approximately $270.
Here's a post from one of our doctors about his weekend adventure: