Planning is underway for the Graduate Nurse
Programme 2017 which commences in February next year. This 12 month programme
partners with the regional DHB Nurse Entry to Practice Programmes (NETP) and
provides training, education and support for nurses wanting to develop a career
in a primary health setting.
Pinnacle MHN is pleased to support the 2017 programme. We are now inviting expressions of interest from practices across the network that:
All registered nurses working in public health/primary
care and/or the community are invited to complete the following five-minute survey by Monday, 29 August
The survey comes from the Paediatric Allergy National Clinical Network (Allergy CN); one of the clinical networks recently established by the Paediatric Society in partnership with the Ministry of Health.
The purpose of the survey is for the Allergy CN to gain an understanding of referral pathways and educational resources currently available to you and your service (for children and young people diagnosed with allergies).
For more information email Allergy CN
A look at some of the statistics behind the latest quarterly report.
This report provides a snapshot of the clinical pharmacist service in the six months following the move of the GP practices to the Tokoroa Hospital site.
Hamilton East Medical Centre nurse Carolyn Irving hung up her nursing uniform in January 2016, 50 years after first putting it on.
Two medical student siblings are giving back to the Kawhia community this summer, helping people with diabetes and pre-diabetes get more active.
Read the Ministry of Health's national health advisory regarding zika virus and risks to pregnant women
Fewer children are missing critical health checks thanks to an innovative online tool and coordination service from Pinnacle Midland Health Network.
Taranaki people will have more help than ever to go smokefree this summer thanks to Pinnacle Midlands Health Network.
Sexual health in Hamilton is getting international attention, but this time for all the right reasons.
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.
Pinnacle general practices across Waikato, Taranaki and Taupo are getting behind a campaign to help end child abuse.
The Pinnacle Midlands Health Network Quarterly Report - Q1 - July to September 2015.
Taupo Medical Centre GP and owner Peter Battersby recently joined the Pinnacle Executive Committee, promising to provide a strong voice for local general practices.
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.
The plan sets out the strategic direction, health outcomes and the way the eco-system will be developed to support the strategic objectives over the next three years.
Notification of Meningococcal Disease outbreak in attendees of World Scout Jamboree in Japan, July-August 2015.