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Health Sciences profile

Dr Rory Miller

PositionSenior Lecturer and Director Rural Postgraduate Programme
DepartmentDepartment of General Practice and Rural Health (Dunedin)
QualificationsMB ChB FRNZCGP FDRHMNZ
Research summaryExploring rural health inequities especially in cardiovascular health
Teaching
  • Postgraduate diploma/certificate rural and provincial medicine
  • Rural hospital/GP registrars
  • 5th year rural-regional programme (University of Auckland)
Memberships
  • Rural GP Network
  • NZ Cardiac Network
  • Midlands Cardiac Network
ClinicalRural hospital medicine, rural general practice

Additional details

Editor of Leaning on Fenceposts

Publications

Blattner, K., Clay, L., Miller, R., Nixon, G., Crengle, S., Richard, L., … Stokes, T. (2022). New Zealand's rural hospitals in 2021: Findings from an exploratory questionnaire survey. Journal of Primary Health Care, 14(3), 254-258. doi: 10.1071/HC22072

McGuinness, M. J., Harmston, C., on behalf of STRATA, including Miller, R. (2022). Management and outcomes of rib fractures in patients with isolated blunt thoracic trauma: Results of the Aotearoa New Zealand RiBZ study. Injury. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2022.03.058

Norman, T., Young, J., Jones, J. S., Egan, G., Pickering, J., Du Toit, S., … Miller, R., Frampton, C., … George, P., & Than, M. (2022). Implementation and evaluation of a rural general practice assessment pathway for possible cardiac chest pain using point-of-care troponin testing: A pilot study. BMJ Open, 12, e044801. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044801

Blattner, K., Faatoese, A., Smith, M., Maoate, K., Miller, R., & Richards, R. (2022). New Zealand postgraduate medical training by distance for Pacific Island country-based general practitioners: A qualitative study. Journal of Primary Health Care, 14(1), 74-79. doi: 10.1071/HC21090

Miller, R., Nixon, G., Pickering, J. W., Stokes, T., Turner, R. M., Young, J., Gutenstein, M., Smith, M., … Watson, A., George, P., … Than, M. (2022). A prospective multi-centre study assessing the safety and effectiveness following the implementation of an accelerated chest pain pathway using point-of-care troponin for use in New Zealand rural hospital and primary care settings. European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/ehjacc/zuac037

Blattner, K., Clay, L., Miller, R., Nixon, G., Crengle, S., Richard, L., … Stokes, T. (2022). New Zealand's rural hospitals in 2021: Findings from an exploratory questionnaire survey. Journal of Primary Health Care, 14(3), 254-258. doi: 10.1071/HC22072

Journal - Research Article

Blattner, K., Faatoese, A., Smith, M., Maoate, K., Miller, R., & Richards, R. (2022). New Zealand postgraduate medical training by distance for Pacific Island country-based general practitioners: A qualitative study. Journal of Primary Health Care, 14(1), 74-79. doi: 10.1071/HC21090

Journal - Research Article

Blattner, K., Miller, R., Smith, M., & Lander, J. (2022). Doing without the residential component of a blended postgraduate rural medical programme during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic in New Zealand: Student perspectives. Education for Primary Care, 33(2), 77-84. doi: 10.1080/14739879.2021.2011626

Journal - Research Article

McGuinness, M. J., Harmston, C., on behalf of STRATA, including Miller, R. (2022). Management and outcomes of rib fractures in patients with isolated blunt thoracic trauma: Results of the Aotearoa New Zealand RiBZ study. Injury. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2022.03.058

Journal - Research Article

Miller, R., Nixon, G., Pickering, J. W., Stokes, T., Turner, R. M., Young, J., Gutenstein, M., Smith, M., … Watson, A., George, P., … Than, M. (2022). A prospective multi-centre study assessing the safety and effectiveness following the implementation of an accelerated chest pain pathway using point-of-care troponin for use in New Zealand rural hospital and primary care settings. European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/ehjacc/zuac037

Journal - Research Article

Norman, T., Young, J., Jones, J. S., Egan, G., Pickering, J., Du Toit, S., … Miller, R., Frampton, C., … George, P., & Than, M. (2022). Implementation and evaluation of a rural general practice assessment pathway for possible cardiac chest pain using point-of-care troponin testing: A pilot study. BMJ Open, 12, e044801. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044801

Journal - Research Article

Blattner, K., Miller, R. M., Lawrence-Lodge, R., Nixon, G., McHugh, P., & Pirini, J. (2021). New Zealand's vocational Rural Hospital Medicine Training Programme: The first ten years. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1529), 57-68. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Miller, R., Bell, S., TenEyck, L., & Topping, M. (2021). A retrospective observational study of critically unwell patients retrieved from Thames Hospital between April 2018 and December 2020. Journal of Primary Health Care, 13(3), 231-237. doi: 10.1071/hc21058

Journal - Research Article

Nixon, G., Blattner, K., Withington, S., Miller, R., & Stokes, T. (2021). Exploring the response to the Covid-19 pandemic at the rural hospital-base hospital interface: Experiences of New Zealand rural hospital doctors. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1545), 11-21. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Lee, S., Miller, R., Lee, M., White, H., & Kerr, A. J. (2020). Outcomes after ST-elevation myocardial infarction presentation to hospitals with or without a routine primary percutaneous coronary intervention service (ANZACS-QA 46). New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1524), 64-81. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Miller, R., Stokes, T., & Nixon, G. (2019). Point-of-care troponin use in New Zealand rural hospital: A national survey. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1493), 25-37. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Blattner, K., Lawrence-Lodge, R., Miller, R., Nixon, G., McHugh, P., & Pirini, J. (2020). New Zealand's Rural Hospital Medicine training program at 10 years: Locality and career choice of the first graduate cohort [Short report]. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 28, 623-625. doi: 10.1111/ajr.12678

Journal - Research Other

Hansen, S., Liu, S., D'Souza, R., & Miller, R. (2020). Time to surgery for fractured neck of femur in the Waikato District Health Board: Comparison between rural and metropolitan hospitals between 2017 and 2019 [Short report]. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 28, 506-508. doi: 10.1111/ajr.12664

Journal - Research Other

Miller, R., Young, J., Nixon, G., Pickering, J. W., Stokes, T., Turner, R., … Gutenstein, M., … George, P. M., … Than, M. (2020). Study protocol for an observational study to evaluate an accelerated chest pain pathway using point-of-care troponin in New Zealand rural and primary care populations. Journal of Primary Health Care, 12(2), 129-138. doi: 10.1071/HC19059

Journal - Research Other

Nixon, G., Blattner, K., Miller, R., Bolden, F., Jelley, G., & Keys, J. (2019). Few New Zealand medical students intend to work in rural areas. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1498), 105-106. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

Miller, R., & Nixon, G. (2018). The assessment of acute chest pain in New Zealand rural hospitals utilising point-of-care troponin. Journal of Primary Health Care, 10(1), 90-92. doi: 10.1071/HC18007

Journal - Research Other

Stevenson, A.-M., Bradshaw, R., Cook, J., Cunningham, R., Riddick, L., Miller, R., Edwards, R., Wilson, N., & Thomson, G. (2008). Majority of smokers and non-smokers in favour of smokefree parks in New Zealand [Letter]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 121(1274). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/121-1274/3083/content.pdf

Journal - Research Other

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