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Waikato DHB chief executive Dr Nigel Murray addresses proposed Medical School at Waikato Hospital

Friday 11 November

This week Dr Nigel Murray spoke about the proposed new Waikato Medical School at Grand Round, the weekly Waikato DHB medical information forum for junior and senior hospital medical staff.

Watch Dr Murray’s presentation here:

Read Dr Murray’s presentation here: Grand round medical school presentation

Proposed rurally-focussed medical school wins praise

Friday 21 October

RHĀNZ chief executive, Michelle Thompson

RHĀNZ chief executive, Michelle Thompson

ural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHĀNZ) welcomes the proposal to establish a new rurally-focussed medical school for New Zealand.

The proposal from University of Waikato and the Waikato District Health Board is being considered by the Government.

RHĀNZ is a peak organisation with 43 member organisations, all interested in the health and wellbeing of rural communities.

RHĀNZ chief executive, Michelle Thompson, says ensuring there are appropriate numbers of health professionals in rural communities is a top priority for all 43 RHĀNZ members.

Read the full story by Rural News Story.


Waikato communities back medical school proposal

Thursday 20 October

A proposed Waikato medical school has been welcomed by the rural sector.The University of Waikato and Waikato District Health Board presented a business case to government ministers on Monday to establish a graduate-entry medical school in the Waikato.Rural Women New Zealand national president Wendy McGowan said people who live rurally have trouble accessing health services.Read the full story by Stuff.
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