Day Surgery for Rural NZEQUITABLE ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE
One of the guiding principles of The New Zealand Health Strategy is equitable access for all New Zealanders to a comprehensive range of health and disability services. With over 600,000 people living and working in rural areas, the services we provide on the mobile surgical unit – Te Waka Hauora are clearly focussed on ensuring these patients are treated where they live and work. Our promise is to deliver a safe, friendly and quality-driven service.
We have adjusted our schedule in response to COVID-19. During May we will operate for 2 weeks in Rangiora folowed by 2 weeks in Motueka.
Most education sessions including all webinars will continue.
Rural health professionals are supported with both hands on clinical training, and education programs which are delivered through video conferencing.
We film, edit and produce both live and recorded content with a specific focus on making a wide range of health content available for rural audiences.
Established in 2002, we are a private company which is funded by the Ministry of Health to provide health services primarily to people living and working in rural NZ.
Number of elective day surgery operations completed aboard the Mobile Surgical Unit
Mobile Surgical Unit
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