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
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.
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.