Rural health must be integral in services review

Date published
30 May 2018

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network has welcomed an announcement of a comprehensive review of health services in New Zealand.
The NZRGPN is the national network representing the staff of rural medical practices across New Zealand.
“A comprehensive review of the delivery of health and disability services is timely,” said NZRGPN Chief Executive Dalton Kelly. “This review must be comprehensive and wide-ranging, taking into account the full range of communities and health service providers across New Zealand.
“We welcome the Review and will look to participate fully in it on behalf of the medical professionals who are delivering outstanding health services to rural communities, often under increasingly difficult conditions.”