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3 Feb 2017

System Level Measures(SLM) Improvement Plan

Refer to documents related to the SLM Improvement Plan

3 Feb 2017

Pinnacle MHN education evenings: Summer of Diabetes

You're invited to register for Pinnacle MHN's Summer of Diabetes education evenings across our localities during February 2017

20 Jan 2017

Quarterly report - Q2 2016/2017

View the quarterly report for October to December 2016 

20 Dec 2016

New Glenview Medical Centre site blessed

Pinnacle MHN congratulates Glenview Medical Centre on its recent "Blessing of the Whenua" ceremony 

9 Nov 2016

Pinnacle Incorporated AGM 2016

The next Pinnacle Incorporated Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held 7.30pm on Thursday, 24 November at the Pinnacle Midlands Health Network Hamilton office.  

1 Nov 2016

Unique diabetes qualification for Hamilton registered nurse

Hamilton-based registered nurse Cathy Fraser-Reading of Pinnacle Midland Health Network practice, Hillcrest Medical Centre, has recently added a unique skill to her nursing tool-belt.

19 Oct 2016

Quarterly report - Q1 2016/2017

The Pinnacle Midlands Health Network Quarterly Report for Quarter 1 - July to September 2016 can be downloaded at the link below:

Pinnacle MHN Quarterly Report - Q1 - July-Sept 2016 (PDF)

11 Oct 2016

Māori health workforce pilot programme launches

The first primary Māori health workforce care assistant pilot programme, run by Pinnacle Midlands Health Network, Waikato DHB Māori health unit Te Puna Oranga and Wintec, commenced this month at Wintec in Hamilton. 

7 Oct 2016

Trial of assessing chest pain underway in rural Waikato

Pinnacle Midlands Health Network (Pinnacle MHN), plans to use a $15,000 grant from the Heart Foundation to help fund the trial of a new method for assessing chest pain, among people in rural Waikato.

GPs, Waikato  
27 Sep 2016

'Become your own food expert' workshop a success

The 'Become your own food expert' workshop, run by Waikato community dietitians, was a great success. 

6 Sep 2016

IV cannulation and associated skills workshop

Pinnacle MHN and Hauraki PHO invites nurses to a Waikato DHB workshop titled 'IV cannulation and associated skills' on Wednesday 5 October at Waikato Hospital.

The target audience for this workshop is Pinnacle MHN and Hauraki PHO nurses who are either representing their own practice, or a cluster of nearby practices.

Attendance at this workshop will enable nurses to train and support other nurses within their practice and local area.

The expectation is that those attending will also attend three upcoming virtual forums, the first planned for November or December, and share the learnings others accordingly. More information to come.

Refer to the flyer for more information. Contact Sally Newell on to register your interest ASAP. Places are limited to 20, so get in quick!

20 Jul 2016

Quarterly Report - Q4 2016

View the Quarterly Report for April to June 2016.

21 Apr 2016

Quarter 3 - By the numbers

A look at some of the statistics behind the latest quarterly report.

20 Apr 2016

Quarterly Report - Q3 2016

View the Quarterly Report for January to March 2016

16 Feb 2016

Tokoroa Clinical Pharmacists Service 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.

16 Feb 2016

The end of a 50 year nursing career

Hamilton East Medical Centre nurse Carolyn Irving hung up her nursing uniform in January 2016, 50 years after first putting it on.  

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.

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

20 Jan 2016

Quarterly Report Q2 2015/16

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.

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