The Inaugural Walk
We extend an open invitation to all conference attendees to enjoy a waterfront wander (approx. 30 mins) in the fresh morning air to mark the Professorship of Garry Nixon and his contribution to rural.
There is no need for speeches or academic gowns, however would recommend suitable walking shoes.
Further details including the departure location will be confirmed one week prior to conference.
|Welcome to day one
Jehan Casinader, Conference MC
Rev Bill Nathan, Board Member, Hauora Taiwhenua, Chair, Te Rōpū Ārahi
Dr Fiona Bolden, Chair, Hauora Taiwhenua
|Minister of Health address
Panel: Andrew Little enraged the sector in 2022 when he said, "Part of the problem with rural health service's is that there are old-fashioned business models that don't work any more."
What are the future funding and business models that will ensure strong rural health services.
|Morning tea | Paramanawa
|Keynote: Health leadership from a Te Ao Māori perspective
A/Prof Matire Harwood
|Te Aka Toitū project - how rural connectivity can drive opportunities in remote rural communities
Lesley Immink, Chair, Te Aka Toitū Trust
Keld Hunia, Project Manager, Te Aka Toitū Trust
Chris Eketone, Minginui
|Mā mua ka kite a muri, mā muri ka ora a mua
Those who lead give sight to those who follow, those who follow give life to those who lead
|Lunch | Te Kai o Te Rānui
|12.40pm - 1.25pm
|Rural Nurses New Zealand - Chapter meeting
|Rural-regional interprofessional education: 12 years on and still going strong
A/Prof Eileen McKinlay, Dr Kyle Eggleton
|Data for care coordination: Māori and rural perspectives
Mariana Hudson, Dr Jesse Whitehead
|What Allied Health Practitioners tell us matters when choosing rural health roles
|Self awareness and reflection as a model for workforce wellbeing and sustainability
|Emergency department-led chest pain management: A promising option for rural New Zealand
|Workshop: Live your today while planning for your tomorrow
Sue Stewart, Hamish McPhail
|Rural secondary school leaver attainment inequities for students entering medical programmes in Aotearoa New Zealand
Dr Kyle Eggleton
|Kete ako hauora – evolving the Rural Health Professional Development programme, My Health Hub
|Can access to Physiotherapy in primary care reduce wait times, improve outcomes and deliver equity?
|Implementing innovative technology in a stretched primary care setting and the impact for rural patients
|Strengths and weaknesses of safety netting advice communicated to paediatric patients whānau on discharge
|He Raraunga Hāpori - understanding demographic change and service provision for thriving rural Māori communities
Dr Jesse Whitehead
|The stumbling, fumbling phase: The early establishment phase of a University Department of Rural Health
Prof Fiona Doolan-Noble, Chelsie Grace
|Practical recommendations to attract and retain AHPs in rural health setting
|Provision of primary care services in rural hospital setting – responding to crisis Kaitaia hospital
Joe Crowley, Neta Smith, Michelle Roche, Rachel Thompson
|Smart-phone Fundus Camera: An eye-opening alternative to direct Ophthalmoscopy in general practice
Dr Scott Davidson, Dr Waldir Rodrigues de Souza Jr