Repost: Scope – NZMSJ Podcast: Dr Kati Blattner

Thursday, September 1st, 2022 | Rory | 1 Comment

Listen here:

This was recorded a while back by one of the Pukawakawa students Holly Cook who is on the editorial board of the NZ student medical journal

Episode Description

In this episode we dive into Rural health, looking to the Hokianga as an example. We discuss the impact covid has had and efforts that need to be made to encourage new research and a better pathway for future Rural Health professionals.

Podcast: rural accelerated chest pain pathway – repost from the RNZCUC

Thursday, June 16th, 2022 | Rory | No Comments






Listen here


We are joined by Dr Rory Miller to discuss a recently published paper that looked at the use of point of care troponin alongside an accelerated chest pain pathway in New Zealand rural and primary care.

Miller R, Nixon G, Pickering JW, Stokes T, Turner RM, Young J, Gutenstein M, Smith M, Norman T, Watson A, George P, Devlin G, Du Toit S, Than M. 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. Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care. 2022 Apr 4:zuac037. doi: 10.1093/ehjacc/zuac037. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35373255.


Podcast: Our Rural Medley #1 Steve Withington- a conversation with Lucinda

Tuesday, May 31st, 2022 | Rory | No Comments

A new podcast series called Our Rural Medley. In this episode Lucinda talks with Steve.

Steve’s paper:

You can listen using the links below or directly here.

Available on iTunes or any other podcast apps





photo credit: