As cases of measles continue to spread nationwide here are some helpful resources and answers to questions you may be facing in your practice.
The Ministry of Health guidelines for vaccine storage and distribution help ensure vaccines are stored correctly to maximise their effectiveness.
Read the latest cervical screening updates here.
Read more for potential alternative treatment options.
The new CVRA guideline
regarding aspirin is causing confusion on a number of levels. Jo Scott-Jones clarifies.
This manual has been created
as a resource to aid in the delivery of effective smoking
In 2018 the Ministry of Health and the Department of Internal Affairs partnered to develop an
online service allowing death documents to be completed online.
This checklist resource gives practices ideas on what could be provided in orientation sessions and manuals.
Find updated information for general practice to refer to when requesting an ambulance response from St John.
Read the latest flu and other vaccination updates here.
Champix®is now branded as Varenicline Pfizer. Read more...
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.
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
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.
Pinnacle MHN offers screening support services for BreastScreen Aotearoa
and the National Cervical Screening Programme in Waikato.
Short videos from Attitude TVs piece on immunisation.
Read more about the concern raised about the accuracy of point of care testing for the
International Normalised Ratio (INR).
A closed access Facebook group for Pinnacle GPs to share ideas
A message from Dr Maree McCracken, GP liaison - mental health.