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Wednesday, 08 April 2020 11:54

Rural GPs feel the impact

Many doctors in rural parts of NZ are facing a cash-flow crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in General News
Thursday, 02 April 2020 13:08

COVID-19: Virus hits rural medical practices

Questions are being raised about the level of medical care rural New Zealanders can access under COVID-19 alert level 4 restrictions.

Published in General News
Thursday, 02 April 2020 11:05

Rural midwives call for more PPE

The NZ College of Midwives is looking at how to get protective gear – such as masks and gloves out to rural midwives.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 09:38

COVID-19: Financial hit for Rural GPs

Many doctors in rural parts of the country are facing a cash-flow crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in General News
Thursday, 26 March 2020 10:34

COVID-19: Call for rural testing stations

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network is calling for the urgent establishment of rural testing stations in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in General News

The Government has announced a massive $12.1 billion scheme to protect businesses and workers amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 17 March 2020 11:01

Rural water faces nitrate risk

Farming families across Canterbury are the ones at most risk of the health effects of nitrates in their drinking water, says Canterbury medical officer of health Alistair Humphrey.

Published in General News

Farmer's Chaplain columnist, Colin Miller on the importance of slowing down.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 17 February 2020 09:50

Kiwi farmers riding waves to reduce stress

A campaign is underway to help farmers improve their mental health through surfing.

Published in General News
Friday, 14 February 2020 10:01

Getting the balance right!

OPINION: Many sunsets ago, I learnt from one of the older father figures in my life the ageless truth that, “Balance is the key to life”. 

Published in Opinion
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