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Research meetings

Weekly research meetings take place in the department at 1–2pm on Thursdays in the Jan Breward Room at 55 Hanover Street. We are interested in others collaborating and participating in weekly research meetings.

If you'd like to receive emails about upcoming meetings, or are interested in presenting or attending, please contact:

Jessica Young, GPRH Research Administrator
Tel 64 3 479 4134


Upcoming presentations

We invite you to join us for the Department of General Practice and Rural Health seminars in 2015 at 1-2pm on Thursdays in the Jan Breward Seminar Room at 55 Hanover Street.

27 June Dr Shane Sinclair (University of Calgary), The Compassion Model: Findings from a grounded theory study of patients at the End of Life. Joint seminar with Preventive & Social Medicine

7 July Professors Tim Stokes and Susan Dovey, Applying to the Health Research Council.

12 July Professor Bob Phillips (American Board of Family Medicine),  The primary care medical home - reflections from the US

28 July GP registrars, Clinical Audits

4 August Dr Garry Nixon, Division of Health Sciences Strategic Rural Health Plan

11 August General Business Research Meeting – research report

25 August GP registrars, Clinical Audits

1 September Dr Jonathan Broadbent (Dentistry), Social inequalities in dental health driven by location of dentists

22 September GP registrars, Clinical Audits

29 September Emma Tumilty, Managing multimorbidity in general practice: The experiences of GPs and PNs in Otago

13 October Dr Richard Greatbanks (Management), Potential for Lean to add value to rural general practice

27 October Dr Prasad Nishtala (Pharmacy), Polypharmacy and primary care

10 November Dr Fran McGrath (Ministry of Health) Refresh of the NZ Health strategy and what it means for primary care

17 November Dr Carol Atmore Describing and improving hospital care quality for NZ rural communities

24 November Dr Jim Ross Shared decision-making and other matters from the EACH 2016 conference

Past presentations

Read about past presentations here.

"The patient-centered medical home: What is it?" (PowerPoint slides, 2MB)
Associate Professor Maeve O'Beirne, University of Calgary, Canada
6 March 2015

“Building bridges to lift a speciality - The first five years of the National Research School of General Practice in Sweden” (PowerPoint slides, 2 MB)
Professor Lars Lindholm, Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University, Sweden
18th February 2015

“Constructing an integrated performance and incentive framework for the Health Sector: What you always wanted to know but were too afraid to ask” (PDF, 1 MB)
Dr Peter Jones, Chief Advisor, Ministry of Health
19 February 2015

Are clinical guidelines trustworthy? Managing conflicts of interest in the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Clinical Guidelines Programme (PowerPoint slides, 2 MB)
Professor Tim Stokes
27 November 2014