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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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NZ rural health group mostly happy with govt support

By   /  August 30, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, connectivity, Government, Health, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, RHAANZ, rural  /  Comments Off on NZ rural health group mostly happy with govt support

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Hamilton – New Zealand’s major national rural health group says they are happy the government has committed to ensuring 74,000 more rural further homes to be connected for mobile phone reception on state highways. The Rural Health Alliance of Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ) says all the homes to get fibre […]

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Rural health fronting suicide prevention-training all over NZ

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Dr Martin London, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, RHAANZ, rural, suicide prevention, Training  /  Comments Off on Rural health fronting suicide prevention-training all over NZ

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Waipukurau –  A national rural organisation says it is concerned the public may believe nothing is happening in suicide prevention training. Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ) says this is just not the case. RHAANZ chair Dr Martin London says RHAANZ and Pasifika community support Le Va are two […]

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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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Lives of rural NZ at risk

By   /  May 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Jonathan Coleman, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, Mystery Creek, New Zealand, News, Press Release, Press Release Service, RHAANZ, rural health, workforce  /  Comments Off on Lives of rural NZ at risk

MIL OSI – Wellington – The lives of rural New Zealanders are at risk every day because of poor connectivity and inequitable health services, a rural health leader says. Dr Martin London, chair of the Rural Health Alliance of Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ), says government needs to help remove barriers so rural people’s health be […]

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Extra emergency ambulance resources will really help rural NZ

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ambulance, Business, Dr Martin London, emergency medical services, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release, Press Release Service, RHAANZ, rural NZ  /  Comments Off on Extra emergency ambulance resources will really help rural NZ

MIL OSI – Wellington – Emergency ambulance crews are under greater pressure in remote areas of New Zealand as ambulance staff should provide more robust emergency response services, a rural health leader says. The Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ) welcomes the recent announcement that nearly 400 new emergency ambulance roles will be created over […]

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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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