Pressure on Government to make the call on school of rural health | New Zealand Doctor

Calls for Government decision as AUT joins Auckland and Otago in national, interprofessional school of rural health

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LISTEN ABOVE AS GARRY NIXON SPEAKS TO KATE HAWKESBY Otago and Auckland universities have proposed a school of rural health to address the shortage of healt

Urgency required on rural health training

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network today said a decision on the training of rural health professionals was urgently needed to head-off a pending crisis in the rural health workforce.

Rural academics and students sharing spaces with local GPs are part of the plan.

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Those hoping to improve rural schools can learn lessons from the last three decades of urban-focused education reform, not make the same mistakes, and perhaps meet with more success.