This month He Hauora
Oriori, Pinnacle MHN's trial mobile health clinic, completed health checks for
more than 40 shearers and shed hands...
Supporting sustainable general practice to deliver high quality care is at the heart of what we do. If this is something you are passionate about too, read on.
Venture's ACC high tech imaging (HTI) direct access for general practice project is continuing to progress across the Midland region. Read more...
A reminder meningococcal disease should
still be on your differential diagnosis list, and along with classical symptoms, this particular bug can cause GI problems, pneumonia, septic arthritis,
endocarditis, and epi/supraglottitis.
In New Zealand, around one in six Kiwi's suffer with a respiratory disease. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) affects hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders, and respiratory disease is the third leading cause of deaths in New Zealand - yet many have never heard of it.
Pinnacle MHN manages the regional Primary Options Acute Care (POAC) programme across the Waikato region for the whole population, regardless of PHO. This funding allows primary care to provide safe, acute care within the community to reduce demand on hospital services.
Lakes DHB will be joining the Midland regional
Radiology platform on Tuesday 6 November 2018. Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Tairāwhiti DHBs
already use the platform.
Further to the recent announcements of the extension of community
services cards (CSC) cardholder subsidies, ACC has proposed to increase the
consultation rate subsidies to all practices.
Ventures have formed a partnership with an Australian-based genomics company to make full medication PGx and sub-speciality panels available within New Zealand.
Heath Te Aroha is embracing te reo in a big way. We had a chat with practice manager Dwayne Stewart about this impressive effort.
Latest news from the primary mental health team in Waikato.
Māori workforce development initiative key to ensuring primary health care services are more accessible to minority groups
Are you keen to have your voice heard? We are looking for two general practitioners to sit on the Pinnacle quality and education committee.
indici is excited to
welcome Dr Steve Finnigan's Taranaki practice, along with the Inglewood
District Health Trust (district nursing service), onto the platform.
The Lakes extended care team help general practice to support high-needs patients. Check out the latest patient outcome stories.
With the 2017-2018 results now confirmed, three
practices have stood out as leading contributors to the smokefree Aotearoa 2025
Championing Talei Morrison's #SmearYourMea campaign, and in her memory, Te Rūnanga O Ngāti Pikiao health service in Rotorua recently held a free all day Saturday smear clinic.
We're thrilled to have Andrew join the team as our primary care psychiatrist - learn more about him and our new service.
Pinnacle firmly believes the appropriate use of health information is critical for improving the health of our enrolled population. Read more.