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Rural health group wants urgent meeting with govt

By   /  October 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Kiwi economy, Make Lemonade Media, Michelle Thompson, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, RHAANZ, rural health  /  Comments Off on Rural health group wants urgent meeting with govt

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Waipukurau – The national rural health group is calling for urgent meetings with the incoming health and primary industries ministers to help solve the serious rural health crisis. Michelle Thompson, chief executive of the Rural Health Alliance of Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ), says they need to work with the two new […]

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Political parties have no answer to rural health crisis

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, election, Make Lemonade Media, Michelle Thompson, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Political Parties, Press Release Service, RHAANZ, rural health  /  Comments Off on Political parties have no answer to rural health crisis

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Wellington – None of the political parties have an answer to solve the growing rural health crisis, a leading rural health expert says. Michelle Thompson, chief executive of the Rural Health Alliance of Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ), says they surveyed all political parties asking what they will do to help […]

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Impassioned plea for rural health research funding

By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Coleman, Make Lemonade Media, Michelle Thompson, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Research, RHAANZ, rural health  /  Comments Off on Impassioned plea for rural health research funding

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Mystery Creek – The head of the national rural health group today made an impassioned plea for the government to consider much-needed rural research. Michelle Thompson, chief executive of the Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ) says there is a strong feeling that rural health outcomes are poorer than […]

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Digital collaboration brilliant for rural NZ

By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, 2degrees, Business, Make Lemonade Media, Michelle Thompson, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release, Press Release Service, RHAANZ, Rural New Zealand, spark, Vodafone  /  Comments Off on Digital collaboration brilliant for rural NZ

MIL OSI – Waipukurau – A rural health leader says she’s absolutely thrilled digital service providers and rivals Vodafone, Spark and 2degrees are joining forces to help with rural broadband. Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ) chief executive Michelle Thompson says it is heartening that the three companies are working together for the common […]

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Urgent plea to address rural mental health issues

By   /  March 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, health care, Make Lemonade Media, Mental Health, Michelle Thompson, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release, Press Release Service, RHAANZ, rural health, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Urgent plea to address rural mental health issues

MIL OSI – Wellington – A rural health leader is urging the government to provide equitable funding for people in country areas struggling with mental health and addiction issues. Over the last decade the annual rural suicide rate per 100,000 people is on average 20 to 50 percent higher than the urban suicide rate, Rural […]

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Rural health a key election issue

By   /  March 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, election, Make Lemonade Media, Make Lemonade NZ, Michelle Thompson, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release, Press Release Service, RHAANZ, rural health  /  Comments Off on Rural health a key election issue

MIL OSI – Waipukurau – New Zealand is potentially at risk of damaging its economy, unless the government does not act on improving rural health services, a national rural leader says. Michelle Thompson, chief executive of the Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ), says rural New Zealanders do not receive equitable health services. She says […]

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Plea to pay tribute to rural women tomorrow

By   /  March 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, International Women's Day, Make Lemonade Media, Michelle Thompson, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, RHAANZ, rural health  /  Comments Off on Plea to pay tribute to rural women tomorrow

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Waipukurau – Rural women are vital to resilience in rural communities and families and New Zealanders should pay tribute to their role tomorrow, which is International Women’s Day, a rural health leader says. Michelle Thompson, chief executive of the Rural Health Alliance of Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ), says women are […]

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Call to government to address rural health crisis

By   /  February 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Make Lemonade Media, Michelle Thompson, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release, Press Release Service, RHAANZ, rural health alliance  /  Comments Off on Call to government to address rural health crisis

MIL OSI – Waipukurau – National rural health alliance advocates are next week appealing to government to put a halt to the erosion of rural health and wellbeing. Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ), representing over 40 rural based organisations, says the country’s rural health and social workforce is in crisis. The group will […]

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