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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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Rural students get hands on medical experience at Waikato Hospital

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, NZ Institute of Rural Health, Press Release, Public Sector, rural health, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Rural students get hands on medical experience at Waikato Hospital

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Rural students get hands on medical experience at Waikato Hospital Every year a number of rural Waikato Year 13 students interested in medicine get a taste of the real world at Waikato Hospital in a one day workshop.[embedded content] Every year a number of […]

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SmartHealth benefits patients and practice

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, GP shortage, Health, HealthTap, Press Release, Public Sector, rural health, SmartHealth, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on SmartHealth benefits patients and practice

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: SmartHealth benefits patients and practice Putaruru-based General Practitioner, Dr Stephen Ram, has experienced first-hand the benefits of SmartHealth for both his patients and his practice. Primarily using HealthTap with dermatology patients, Dr Ram makes use of the ability to easily and securely connect with […]

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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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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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