General Practice Liaison - About Us


The Lakes DHB GP Liaison is a doctor with training and experience in general practice, who works at the interface of primary and secondary care.

The aim of the role is to:
·         Improve communication between the hospital services and GPs
·         Improve understanding between the hospital services and GPs
·         Provide advice to both the hospital and GPs


To achieve these aims, the GP Liaison form part of the following committees:
·         Elective Services Steering Group
·         Midland e-Referral Users Group
·         ISSC
·         Map Of Medicine Governance Group
·         Endoscopy (GRS) Users Group
·         Bpac e-Referral Lakes Group
·         Faster Cancer Treatment – Regional & Lakes DHB


Key Contact
GP Liaison (Tues & Thurs)
Level 1, Bridgeman Wing Corridor
Lakes District Health Board
Tel. (07) 349 9009 extn 7876

GP Manual of Locums and New GPs Working Rotorua – a copy is available from Lisa Hughes’ office on loan until the doctor feels confident with local practices.

Lakes GP Liaison Newsletter 2018

2018 Feb  2018 June  2018 Sept  2018 Dec

Lakes GP Liaison Newsletter 2017

2017 March/April  2017 July/Aug  2017 Nov/Dec

Lakes GP Liaison Newsletter 2016

2016 February  2016 April   2016 July  2016 September/October

 Lakes GP Liaison Newsletter 2015

External Sources
Information on Elective Services
Kirsten Stone
PO Box 1626, Rotorua
Ph. (07) 349 3563
Fx. (07) 348 8897
Dr John Macaskill-Smith
Norris Ward McKinnon House
711 Victoria Street, Hamilton
Ph. (07) 839 2888
Fx. (07) 834 9242
Surgery Contact List



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21/06/2018 10:20 a.m.
Beverley Alexander