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10 Mar 2015

Criminal threat to infant formula

Ministry of Health advice for health professionals on the criminal threat to infant formula.

20 Feb 2015

Video: Introducing xcrania™

Watch this video to find out how xcrania™ can improve your practice.

16 Feb 2015

Waikato DHB public health bulletins

Access monthly public health bulletins from Waikato DHB. 

10 Feb 2015

Ebola virus disease update

Access an update from the Ministry of Health about the current Ebola outbreak. 

4 Feb 2015

Cremation of stillborn children

A message from the Ministry of Health regarding the cremation of stillborn children.

21 Jan 2015

Tackling the growing obesity epidemic

View The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners' policy brief on 'tackling the growing obesity epidemic: a general practice perspective'.

16 Jan 2015

Sore throat swabbing

Clinicians are reminded to refer to the sore throat management guideline to help reduce the instances of acute rheumatic fever (ARF)

15 Dec 2014

Medicine advice put patients back on track

Clinical pharmacist Tess James is proof that tackling a few simple medicine issues can greatly improve a patient's quality of life.

3 Dec 2014

Coroner's forms

Access the 'notice to provide written report' and 'record of death' forms. 

12 Nov 2014

Heart and diabetes toolkit

Access the Ministry of Health's general practice toolkit for more heart and diabetes checks and better help for smokers to quit. 

11 Nov 2014

Nurse practitioner makes her mark in Turangi

One Turangi resident got a nice surprise when nurse practitioner Anna Mastrovich showed up at his fishing spot to talk about his long term conditions.

10 Nov 2014

Get accredited for your nursing abilities

A Hamilton primary healthcare nurse is celebrating achieving expert level accreditation on her first attempt.

2 Oct 2014

Nutrition

Access nutrition resources to provide to patients. 

23 Sep 2014

Smoking cessation

Smoking cessation resources for practice staff to share with patients. 

22 Sep 2014

Virtual CVRA tool making a difference in Te Awamutu

Te Awamutu Medical Centre is using the virtual cardiovascular risk assessment (CVRA) tool to enchance their Quality results.

3 Sep 2014

B4 School Check Pilot Report 2014

The B4 School Check (B4SC) pilot was set up after feedback from the Ministry of Health that certain groups were not engaging in the B4SC programme.

24 Jun 2014

Guidance for healthy weight gain in pregnancy

Access Ministry of Health guidance for healthy weight gain in pregnancy.

17 Jun 2014

Gout

Access Ministry of Health information about gout for patients and clinicians.

9 Jun 2014

Rotovirus information for clinicians and patients

 Access Rotovirus information prepared by the Ministry of Health for clinicians and patients. 

15 May 2014

Health Care Home

Implementation of Pinnacle's Health Care Home began in 2011 at three practices in Hamilton.  Find out about our learnings so far.

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