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1 Aug 2017

Cay-C team bumps-up support to providers

The Child and Youth Health Coordination Service (Cay-C) team is constantly working with health providers, including midwives, family doctors and Well Child/Tamariki Ora providers, to ensure children access the right services and receive all of their checks on time. 

1 Aug 2017

What we've been reading - August 2017

Interesting articles, clinical stories and learnings relating to the primary health care sector we've found this month.

1 Aug 2017

Celebrating Foundation Standard and Cornerstone success

The end of quarter four marked the deadline for practices to achieve Foundation Standard or Cornerstone, and Pinnacle MHN is celebrating our practices' success.

1 Aug 2017

Web-based mental health education and training resources

A list of web-based educational and training resources relevant to family doctors who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in primary mental health care.  

26 Jul 2017

Patea teams up with Taupo to provide ‘live’ virtual GP care

While the Patea & District Community Medical Trust continue to search for a GP they've teamed up with Pinnacle Midlands Health Network and Taupo Medical Centre to provide an innovative solution which meets their patient's needs, without the need to travel out of town.

20 Jul 2017

Quarterly Report - Q4 - (Apr - Jun) 2017

Download the Pinnacle Midlands Health Network Quarterly Report for Quarter 4 (April-June 2017). 

4 Jul 2017

Contracts - standard terms and conditions

These terms and conditions relate to contracts between providers of services and either:

  • Pinnacle Incorporated
  • Pinnacle Midlands Health Network
  • Midlands Regional Health Network Charitable Trust.

27 Jun 2017

Falls prevention tool available on Medtech (Taranaki)

From 29 June, a new 'falls risk threshold' patient prompt will be available to Taranaki practices using Medtech

6 Jun 2017

Pinnacle Incorporated announces change in organisational structure

Pinnacle Incorporated chair Dr Frank Cullen has today announced that from 1 July the primary health organisation (PHO) will more clearly separate out its standalone innovation activities via its existing not-for-profit company.

8 May 2017

Collaborative approach leads to fewer hospital stays for Tairāwhiti kids

Health providers in the Tairāwhiti-Gisborne district have worked together to reduce the rate of avoidable hospital admissions among the district's most vulnerable babies and young children.

26 Apr 2017

$1.6 million study to validate new diabetes prevention programme

The New Zealand Health Research Council (NZHRC) has injected $1.6 million into a research project to study an innovative self-management programme for people with pre-diabetes and diabetes. 

26 Apr 2017

Get ready - flu season is just around the corner

Even the fittest and healthiest of us can get influenza and should be vaccinated against the flu.

3 Apr 2017

Quarterly report - Q3 (Jan - March) 2017

View the quarterly report from January to April 2017.

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)

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