Primary healthcare news, information & resources


9 Feb 2016

Push to get people with diabetes more active

Two medical student siblings are giving back to the Kawhia community this summer, helping people with diabetes and pre-diabetes get more active.

News  
3 Feb 2016

National health advisory - Zika virus

Read the Ministry of Health's national health advisory regarding zika virus and risks to pregnant women

GPs  
18 Jan 2016

Better information sharing leads to healthier kids

Fewer children are missing critical health checks thanks to an innovative online tool and coordination service from Pinnacle Midland Health Network.

12 Jan 2016

More help to go smokefree this summer

Taranaki people will have more help than ever to go smokefree this summer thanks to Pinnacle Midlands Health Network.

9 Dec 2015

Sexual health in Waikato gets international exposure

Sexual health in Hamilton is getting international attention, but this time for all the right reasons.

News  
24 Nov 2015

New Zealand’s Health Care Home gains international interest

The New Zealand Health Care Home and its harnessing of data to improve long term health outcomes gained international attention at a recent conference in Sydney.


13 Nov 2015

Buddies in general practice promote great childhoods

Pinnacle general practices across Waikato, Taranaki and Taupo are getting behind a campaign to help end child abuse.


 
17 Sep 2015

Pinnacle Executive Member profile – Dr Peter Battersby

Taupo Medical Centre GP and owner Peter Battersby recently joined the Pinnacle Executive Committee, promising to provide a strong voice for local general practices.

GPs, Lakes  
14 Sep 2015

Pinnacle GPs recognised at college conference

Pinnacle GPs John Burton and Michael Oehley were invited to share their general practice experience at The Royal New Zealand College of GPs conference recently, receiving medals as recognition of their achievements.

 
21 Aug 2015

National Health Advisory - Notification of Meningococcal Disease outbreak

Notification of Meningococcal Disease outbreak in attendees of World Scout Jamboree in Japan, July-August 2015.


 
27 Jul 2015

A healthier lifestyle is just what the doctor ordered

Patients who could benefit from more physical activity are getting the push they need with help from their GP and Sport Waikato. 

17 Mar 2015

Alex gives an insight into managing diabetes

Hamilton patient Alex is an ex-practice nurse, a full time professional worker in her 50s, fit and has Type II diabetes. 

10 Mar 2015

Criminal threat to infant formula

Ministry of Health advice for health professionals on the criminal threat to infant formula.

20 Feb 2015

Video: Introducing xcrania™

Watch this video to find out how xcrania™ can improve your practice.

15 Dec 2014

Medicine advice put patients back on track

Clinical pharmacist Tess James is proof that tackling a few simple medicine issues can greatly improve a patient's quality of life.

10 Nov 2014

Get accredited for your nursing abilities

A Hamilton primary healthcare nurse is celebrating achieving expert level accreditation on her first attempt.

22 Sep 2014

Virtual CVRA tool making a difference in Te Awamutu

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19 Nov 2013

Turanga Health newsletter

Manawaru is Turanga Health's monthly newsletter and is filled with staff news, photos, information and success stories.  

18 Feb 2013

Financial options to better manage your business

Practice owners now have the opportunity to use the existing value of the business to increase practice size and share ownership with Pinnacle Inc.

Network  
17 Dec 2012

Your Network News

Download the Your Network News newsletter which touches on what the network has accomplished, reflects on the year that was, and takes a look at 2013.

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