Introduction

Visionary leader, highly respected teacher, healer, mentor, tireless advocate and champion of Rural Health, Dr Pat Farry was unmatched in his efforts and contribution to Rural Medicine and General Practice education. His vision of sustainable and quality health services for rural communities and small towns of New Zealand was through education. He devoted much of his career to advocating and lobbying for improvements and funding for rural medicine. The Pat Farry Rural Health Education Trust was established in March 2010, with the purpose of continuing this legacy. › Continue reading…

Adventure Experiences on offer at Auction

The Pat Farry Rural Health Education Trust is excited about their ADVENTURE EXPERIENCES on offer at their wine, adventure and art auction. You don’t have to be at the auction to get what you want, simply email Claire Dooney at zn.oc1462006651.tsur1462006651tyrra1462006651ftap@1462006651ofni1462006651 to arrange bidding on your behalf.  The auction is being held in conjunction with the Gala Dinner at the National Rural Health conference in Dunedin on the 2 April 2016. › Continue reading…

Pat Farry Trust Annual Fun Run / Walk 2016 – Dunedin, 2 April 2016

Get your running shoes ready! The 2016 Pat Farry Rural Health Education Trust Fun Run / Walk is coming to Dunedin, Saturday, 2 April, 2016.

The event will bring the Dunedin community, healthcare professionals, and the National Rural Health Conference together to highlight the importance and value of Rural GPs and that of the Pat Farry Rural Health Education Trust. › Continue reading…

After months of planning, the national rural health conference 2016 programme is live and Early Bird registrations are open. To visit the website and view the programme follow this LINK › Continue reading…

The 2015 Pat Farry Rural Health Education Trust Travelling Scholarship has been awarded to two University of Otago School of Medicine students who will travel to Thurso and the Orkney Isles in Northern Scotland for eight weeks to further their rural health education.

Mr John Farry, chairman of the Pat Farry Rural Health Education Trust, announced that Mr Jono Paulin and Ms Anna Charles-Jones will both receive NZ$5,000 to assist their elective travel in August and September 2016. › Continue reading…

The Pat Farry Rural Health Education Trust has announced application details for its Travelling Scholarship for 2015/2016. The annual Pat Farry Rural Health Education Trust Travelling Scholarship awards up to $10,000.00, which may be divided between two recipients. The scholarship assists medical students to travel internationally to a rural situation to observe new concepts, develop their own skills and share their learning with other students when they return. › Continue reading…

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