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There are a number of pre-sumposium meetings on Thursday 26th May, with the full Symposium on Friday 27th May and Saturday 28th May. Please click on the Adobe PDF for the full Handbook.


Nurses Programme


Thursday 26th May

Separate meetings will be held in the TelstraClear Centre at Te Papa.
Each meeting will have their own independant programme.

8:30am - Registration commences in the ICON room at Te Papa.

9:00am - Rural Hospitals Meeting

10:00am - MSS Rural Bus Nurses Meeting, designed specifically for the
MSS Surgical Bus Nurses

10:30am - RMIP Regional Co-ordinators Meeting

5:00pm - Welcome Function in the ICON room at Te Papa

Friday 27th May

8:15am - Registration desk open in ICON, Te Papa

8:45am - Symposium opens in Soundings Theatre, Te Papa

9:15am - Meeting Overview

9:30am - Integration – The Family Health Centre

11:30am - Integration – Urban & Rural Hospitals and Primary Care

1:45pm - Integration – Patient Care Systems

3:10pm - Integration - Specialist Community Member comments

4:00pm - The Health Workforce in Rural NZ

5:30pm - Close of day

7:00pm - Pre-Dinner drinks at Signs of a Nation, Te Papa

7:30pm - The Gala Dinner, Te Marae, Te Papa.

Saturday 28th May

8:30am - Registration desk open

9:30am - Rural Hospital Managers lay out their plans

10:30am - Your panelists speak about Fridays sessions

11:30am - Ways forward and what you think

12:00pm - Lunch and Meeting Close

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