Dr Patrick McHugh

General Practitioner and Urgent care Physician, FRNZCGP, FDRHM, FCUC, Dip CE Med, Dip MS Med, Dip GU Med, MBChB, BMedSc

Dr Patrick McHugh is a University of Otago (UoO) graduate, vocationally registered in general practice, urgent care and rural hospital medicine and currently is a GP medical educator with Hauora Tairāwhiti as well as programme lead for an undergraduate interprofessional education programme with the UoO. He was a key founder of a Tairāwhiti based research trust with various published work, and has a particular interest in education, “heartfulness” and lifestyle interventions.

Morgen, Nick and Patrick, along with colleagues, have been running a community programme in Gisborne for the past several years. Their current research focuses on weight loss and diabetes.

Session: Friday
Topic: Heartfulness guided session

Dr McHugh will present a guided meditation session on heartfulness. If you are wanting some quick techniques that you can use yourself or with patients then this will give you some good options. Practical session so come with an open heart.