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The Popcorn Panels

Grab some popcorn, hit the couch and join members of The Health Media team and panellists as they chat and take questions from the audience about issues that matter to primary care and the wider health sector and where you might fit into the picture.

You can view our 2020 Popcorn Panel discussions via the links below.

Chatting about the Simpson report

New Zealand Doctor Rata Aotearoa presented a short series of Zoom panel discussions about various aspects of the Health and Disability Systems Review panel report, aka the Simpson report.

  • 14 July: Beyond PHOs - coming to a locality near you

Panellists: Martin Hefford, Jackie Cumming, Bryan Moore

Recording link:

  • 16 July: Why not? A Māori health commissioning authority

Panellists: Peter Crampton, Gabrielle Baker, Keri Ratima

Recording link:

  • 21 July: General practice – Where for art thou?

Panellists: Jeff Lowe, Vanessa Weenink, Samantha Murton

Recording link:

  • 23 July: Health NZ and super-sized DHBs – déjà vu?

Panellists: Tim Tenbensel, Ian Powell, Allan Moffitt

Recording link:

What can save community pharmacy?

Pharmacy Today|Kaitiaki Rongoā o te Wā  presented their inaugural Popcorn Panel on 12 August at 7pm. The discussion focused on the various aspects that are affecting the future of community pharmacies in Aotearoa.

  • 12 August: What can save community pharmacy?

Panellists: Andrew Gaudin, Katrina Azer, Dave McKee

Recording link:

Cultural safety: What does it look like in pharmacy and why do we need it?

This panel discussion is for anyone working in primary care, and struggling with the issue of providing culturally safe services.

  • 28 October: Cultural safety: What does it look like in pharmacy and why do we need it?

Co-hosts: Kevin Pewhairangi and Ruth Brown.

Panellists: Ian McMichael, Kasey Brown and Mary Roberts

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