Friday, 9 — Saturday, 10 September 2022

Otago Community Trust

Sponsorship applications extended to Friday 29 July 2022.

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All Nurses/Midwives/Allied Health Professionals/Practice Managers and Senior Administration staff in Rural Hospitals, Rural General Practices or Primary Maternity Units within the Otago Region.

Otago Community Trust is generously sponsoring up to 15 rural health professionals from the Otago region to attend the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network’s National Rural Health Conference being held in Christchurch, 9-10 September 2022.

The Trust will sponsor each successful applicant up to $1,000 (including gst) to go towards the cost of registration, accommodation and/or travel to attend the conference. Any expenses outside of this cannot be claimed.

Applicants must:

  • Be currently employed as a Nurse, Midwife, Allied Health Professional, Practice Manager or Senior Administrator in either a Rural Hospital, Rural General Practice or Primary Maternity Unit within the Otago Community Trust Region*
  • As a condition of accepting the scholarship applicants must agree to supplying the Trust with a report, within one month of the conclusion of the conference
  • Provide full receipts of registration, accommodation and/or travel to be reimbursed up to the value of $1,000 (including GST).

*Otago Community Trust sponsorship is only available for health providers who work in one of these five regions - North Otago, Central Otago, South Otago, Greater Dunedin and the Wānaka ward of the Queenstown Lakes district. This support is not available to doctors or GPs. See the OCT funding region area map here.

How to apply

Please complete the application form by clicking on the button below. Applications close at 5.00pm on Friday 29 July 2022.

Successful applicants will be notified by email, no later than 5.00pm on Friday 5 August 2022. Details on how to submit receipts for reimbursement will be emailed at this time.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact:

Linda Reynolds
Conference Manager
Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network
M: +64 21 547 161