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14 Oct 2019

Measles - update and resources

As cases of measles continue to spread nationwide here are some helpful resources and answers to questions you may be facing in your practice.

3 Oct 2019

Tane Takitu Ake ki Taupō

Tane Takitu Ake ki Taupō (Men standing strong in Taupō) is a kaupapa Māori six-week program with a focus on Māori men 's health.

18 Sep 2019

eReferral update for Orthopaedics (Waikato)

New pathway for orthopaedic referrals in the Waikato.

Waikato  
16 Sep 2019

Cervical screening update 2019

Read the latest cervical screening updates here.

12 Sep 2019

Trust endorses Hayden Wano's new appointment

The Midlands Regional Health Network Charitable Trust Board wish to congratulate Hayden for his appointment as Chair of the Initial Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission

12 Sep 2019

Health system interim report - Our response

The broader Pinnacle Group sees the Health and Disability System Review - Interim Report as effectively highlighting many of the key challenges and opportunities the NZ health sector is facing.

12 Sep 2019

Diabetes WORTH study - effectiveness of T2D medications

Associate professor Rinki Murphy and the University of Auckland are conducting a study looking at the effectiveness of T2D medications in different patient groups.  

GPs, Network  
11 Sep 2019

Extra strength enhancing the care team at Tokoroa Medical Centre

Extra faces are set to join the extended primary care team at Tokoroa Medical Centre from next week.

News  
2 Sep 2019

Crisis? What crisis?

Remember when everyone thought the Chernobyl disaster would never happen? Medical director Jo Scott Jones shares his thoughts on the workforce crisis.

23 Aug 2019

Is it really just a Game of Thrones?

Dr Hayley Scott of Health Te Aroha shares her Game of Thrones analogy for general practice in New Zealand

15 Aug 2019

HiNZ: What's on at digital health week?

Pinnacle, alongside Amazon Web Services and our N4 partners (Tū Ora Compass Health ,Pegasus Health and ProCare Health), are leading primary care initiatives.

14 Aug 2019

Pinnacle 30th birthday awards dinner

All Pinnacle practice staff are invited to attend our birthday celebration. 


31 Jul 2019

Success for Support to screening – breast and cervical (Waikato)

Thanks to practice referrals, more than 600 women have been successfully supported to screening/treatment over the last 12 months.

31 Jul 2019

Pinnacle 30th Birthday awards ceremony

Find out what categories are up for grabs and how to make a nomination

30 Jul 2019

Pinnacle highlights: August 2019

In November we celebrate 30 years as a network - and all Pinnacle practice staff are invited!

30 Jul 2019

Congratulations RNZCGP award winners

College Awards recognise the hard work and dedication of exceptional GPs and community members, among the winners were two of our members and a past member.


News, GPs  
25 Jul 2019

Pinnacle’s response to RNZCGP Foundation Standard draft document

The draft Foundation Standard has been reviewed in detail by Pinnacle's Quality and Education Committee. Read our response.

GPs, Network  
23 Jul 2019

National Health Advisory: Notification of Ebola update

The current Ebola virus outbreak is predominantly affecting two provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo, North Kivu and Ituri.

News  
19 Jul 2019

Beerescourt Medical's rapid indici transition

In May, Beerescourt Medical Centre's legacy practice management system crashed due to a significant server issue, with no timeframe given for when it would be back up and running. Read more...

 
18 Jul 2019

CVRA guideline regarding aspirin

The new CVRA guideline regarding aspirin is causing confusion on a number of levels. Jo Scott-Jones clarifies.

GPs  
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