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Rural health research

Rural medical practice has a unique set of challenges and opportunities. Our rural health research covers a range of areas including rural hospital services, rural health issues, rural medical education research, service provision and rural workforce issues.

Rural health research interests in the Department of General Practice and Rural Health include:

Rural Health Research Network

Established in July 2022, the Rural Health Research Network (RHRN) is building an academic research community for interdisciplinary rural health academics and higher degree students living and working in rural communities across Aotearoa New Zealand.

Visit the Rural Health Research Network web page