both the flu and Zostavax (shingles) vaccines, a Hamilton initiative is
reaching a high risk, vulnerable population who otherwise may have been missed.
In 2017 the international technology provider
behind the Map of Medicine (MOM) tool signalled their intention to cease
support for the tool in 2018. Find out about the transition to HealthPathways.
Interesting articles, clinical stories and learnings related tothe primary healthcare sector we've found this month.
The Waikato DHB recognises that anyone who was close to a person who has died as a result of suicide, will experience severe distress. Read more...
It is April Falls Awareness month and Taranaki is helping promote the 'Live Stronger for Longer' national campaign to the public.
Tim Coulter will be missed by many when he retires from Taupo Health at the end
Earlier this month, Pinnacle Midlands Health
Network and Nga Miro Health Centre
together attended five Waikato-based marae across five days during Poukai
for the first time in the tradition's history,
reaching hundreds of priority group women with cervical screening messages.
addition of the Zostavax vaccine to the adult schedule has prompted discussion
about how best to manage this process well and safely. Read more.
On Saturday 21 April 2018, primary care health practitioners based rurally across the Midland region of New Zealand will congregate in Te Aroha for Pinnacle's first rural symposium in four years.
more than 45 years, Dr Tony Townsend is hanging up his stethoscope. Read his
story written by Coastal News.
Download the 2017 annual report.
The Taranaki falls
prevention service (FPS), a partnership between Pinnacle MHN, Taranaki DHB and
ACC, was launched mid-2017 and is now well established across the region
Half a century to-the-year after qualifying as a
registered nurse, Lyn Durno of Pinnacle MHN practice Lake Surgery in Taupo is
this week hanging up her trusty stethoscope to step into retirement.
Interesting articles, clinical stories and learnings related to the primary health care sector we've found this month.
Pinnacle MNH chief executive David Oldershaw writes about what the early policy priorities of the new Government and what it could mean for general practice.
A small afternoon tea celebration was held on Monday 19 February to honour the hard work of the five nurses who completed the new entry to practice (NETP) nursing programme in 2017.
And the winners are in! Congratulations to all who participated.
Annually, thousands of youth struggle to access health care services. Hear about the team of 11 registered nurses and 19 general practitioners (GPs) ready and waiting to fight the access impasse.
Pinnacle Midlands Health Network has recently been announced as a finalist in the prestigious 2018 New Zealand human resource awards to be held at at SkyCity in Auckland this month.
Pinnacle MHN has written a submission on the Newborn enrolment with general practice bill.