The Ministry of Health is reminding all healthcare professionals and those working in health care facilities, born on 1 January 1969 or later, to ensure they are protected against measles.
After more than 30 years, Dr Carolyn Holmes retires from Hamilton East Medical Centre.
After more than 28 years, GP Mike Tombleson has retired from Lake Surgery.
There's lately been a
lot of media coverage about young people's safety online. Mental health,
non-suicidal self-harm, and suicide themes on social media continue to be an
issue both youth and adults face daily.
As a Pinnacle practice your staff can access n3 discount vouchers for personal use from some of New Zealand's leading retailers.
There are currently significant measles outbreaks overseas,
including in the Philippines and some European countries. Read more.
I know this is a daily concern for Pinnacle members, and that it is not a new problem. We're keen to ideas from practice staff - what more can Pinnacle do to support immunisation rates?
Interesting articles, podcasts, clinical stories, and learnings related to the primary healthcare sector our GP liasion team has found this month.
PHARMAC is now funding the
new hepatitis C treatment, Maviret, a potential
cure for people with chronic hepatitis C infection regardless of the type or
Interesting articles, podcasts, clinical stories, and learnings related to the primary healthcare sector our GP liaison team has found this month.
Three generations of folk in Ngatea were sad to see the familiar face of Robyn Taylor retire from Hauraki Plains Medical Centre in mid-January, after 34 years with the practice.
Response to Medtech claims that Midlands Health Network, Pinnacle Incorporated, Ventures and Valentia conspired together to copy Medtech's software and use its confidential information.
A public campaign to eradicate hepatitis C in Tairāwhiti. Read more.
An Advance Care Plan (ACP) is an articulation of a patient's wishes, preferences, values and goals relevant to all current and future healthcare, including end of life care.
A celebration was held last week to honour the hard work of the four nurses
who completed the Pinnacle graduate nurse programme in 2018.
After thirty six years in general practice Barrie Winn will retire at the end of this year.
Seventy-six Māori students
from Otago's health professional degrees graduated last weekend, making it the
largest cohort of Māori health professionals to graduate from the University of
Interesting articles, pod casts, clinical stories and learnings related to the primary health care sector our GP liaison team has found this month.
This month He Hauora
Oriori, Pinnacle MHN's trial mobile health clinic, completed health checks for
more than 40 shearers and shed hands...