Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Training generalist doctors for rural practice in New Zealand

Garry  Nixon

Dr Garry Nixon

qualifications: FRNZCGP(dist.) FDRHMNZ

contribution: wrote the first draft

position: Senior lecturer

New Zealand

Rural hospital medicine


Katharina  Blattner

Dr Katharina Blattner

qualifications: FRNZCGP FDRHMNZ

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Senior lecturer

New Zealand

Kati works as a rural doctor (General Practice and Rural Hospital Medicine)based at Rawene Hospital in Hokianga, NZ. She has a Senior Lecturer position with the Rural Section of the Department of General Practice & Rural Health and holds the Pacific Nations Liaison role at Va'a o Tautai, both at the University of Otago . She has an honorary clinical lecturer role with Auckland University.


martyn  williamson

Martyn Williamson

qualifications: FRNZCGP

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Senior lecturer

New Zealand

Senior Lecturer Department of General Practice and Rural Health, Dunedin School of Medicine. Interests in rural undergraduate education, rural hospital services


Patrick  McHugh

Patrick McHugh

qualifications: FDRHMNZ

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Clinical leader, Division Rural Hospital Medicine

Currently living and working in Gisborne, NZ. Working in a number of roles: part time provincial hospital Emergency Department and General Practice whilst also teaching in a final year undergraduate interprofessional education programme and first year GP programme. Research interests include integrative medicine, non-pharmacological approaches to health and interprofessional education.


James  Reid

James Reid

qualifications: FDRHMNZ

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Chair Board of Studies


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