For those of you who are in leadership roles can you please fill in the below survey (it’s QUICK!). For those who are not – can you please forward within your workplaces!
You can cash in your chocolate fish in a time when we can talk again.
The place of Rural Hospitals in New Zealand’s Health System: an exploratory study
University of Otago Research Grant 2021; PI Kati Blattner, RF Lynne Clay,
CI’s Tim Stokes, Garry Nixon, Rory Miller, Sue Crengle, Lauralie Richard & Ray Anton
Aims: To identify current and future priorities for NZ rural hospitals and gain a national picture of NZ rural hospital provision to provide a platform for further research through:stakeholder interviews, a national online survey & identification of key service characteristics.
Progress to date:
Interviews: Thank you to rural hospital leaders and key stakeholders who have participated
representing 18 RH (with 2 more IV scheduled), and 4 national stakeholder groups.
National Survey: For people in leadership roles (clinical & non-clinical), we have now launched our short survey. Please access today!
Service Characteristics: A worksheet of key service provision information populated from RH websites. We will be emailing these to RH leaders for assistance to verify and add missing details.