Dr Tim Malloy, of Warkworth, ONZM, for services to health
Dr Tim Malloy has been a rural general practitioner for more than 30 years. As Chair of the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network, he oversaw the development of the New Zealand Locum Scheme, the PRIME (Primary Response in a Medical Emergency) scheme and the ACC Rural contract.
He works at Wellsford Medical Centre, where he and his colleagues developed a virtual multi-disciplinary integrated family health service.
He has advised Ministry of Health working groups and was helped form the General Practice Leaders’ Forum. He was the inaugural Chair of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners’ Rural Faculty and served as President of the College.
Dr Malloy established a Memorandum of Understanding between the College and the Cook Islands Ministry of Health in relation to rural training programmes.