has been designated as the year of the nurse and the midwife by the World
Health Organization, and Pinnacle is very keen to support this.
Pinnacle CEO Helen Parker blogs on why she's advocating for a system restructure.
A blog by Pinnacle CEO Helen Parker
The psychosocial concerns experienced during 2020 will be influenced by the impact of COVID-19. There will be social and financial issues - relationships strained, job losses. There are a range of things available that may help.
Dr Jo Scott-Jones shares some tips and tricks to help you get started with virtual health services, which could help with working during COVID-19 in a range of ways.
Insulin initiation and diabetes annual reviews during COVID-19
Fluoxetine and Sertraline access challenges, depleting stocks of Nardil (Phenelzine tablets), and antidepressants in pregnancy are all covered in this update from Dr Andrew Darby, primary care psychiatrist.
Virtual health, PMS features and conduction a walk-through information.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic there is now funding available via POAC for the assessment of suspect cases.
Read the latest flu and other vaccination updates here.
How to correctly put on and take off personal protective equipment
The NZ ePrescription Service (NZePS) provides a secure messaging channel for prescribing and dispensing systems to exchange prescription information electronically.
develop and implement business continuity steps for general practice clinics
during L3 and L4 pandemic phases.
We're sharing some of the questions we've had from practices which we think will be useful reading for others.
The Ministry of Health has stepped down its emergency response to the 2019 outbreak but will continue to monitor the situation closely.
MHN CEO Helen Parker blogs about how we're ensuring the advocacy voice for primary care is loud and on point.
The University of Auckland is conducting research to establish the
acceptability and feasibility of using a web-based Alcohol Risk Communication
Tool in General Practice settings.
The Ministry of Health guidelines for vaccine storage and distribution help ensure vaccines are stored correctly to maximise their effectiveness.