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13 Jun 2018

indici set to fly

Recently indici has gone from being a beta test product to one that is ready for commercial implementation across the network.

8 Jun 2018

Funding updates

Read the latest on capitation funding, government policy implementation following budget announcements and zoster vaccine administration.

6 Jun 2018

Notification of possible duplication of 'WA - WC" series NHI numbers

National Health Advisory: There is a small risk that WA-WC series NHI numbers may be duplicated and display data associated with two people within the same record.

5 Jun 2018

Caring doctor honoured

Dr Mary Ballantyne, from Te Awamutu Medical Centre, has been awarded a Queen's Service Medal for services to women's and children's health

1 Jun 2018

Practice comp: promote the importance of becoming smokefree and win

On the back of World Smokefree Day, Pinnacle MHN is holding a month-long practice competition for all localities.

29 May 2018

Feeling under pressure? A patient portal will help!

We recently spoke with a GP who is a 'convert' - she was previously dead set against introducing portal use at her practice but on moving practices she found she had to 'get on board'.  A couple of years down the track and she can't picture practicing without a portal now...


29 May 2018

What we've been reading - June 2018

Interesting articles, podcasts, clinical stories and learnings related to the primary health care sector our GP liaison team have found this month.

28 May 2018

Patient portal

Learn more about patient portals and how they can help your practice and your patients.

25 May 2018

Vaping update

Recent changes and what they mean for the NZ health sector.

18 May 2018

World family doctor day: Jo's 'day in the life'

Pinnacle MHN medical director Jo Scott-Jones shares a day in the life as a GP to celebrate World Family Doctor day on 19 May.

17 May 2018

13 reasons why, series two release: MOH advice

The second season of 13 Reasons Why is being released this Friday, 18 May. The Ministry of Health has been working with other Government agencies and service providers to develop resources around this series.

15 May 2018

Taranaki 'Live Stronger for Longer' expo a success

Last month's Taranaki 'Live Stronger for Longer' expo was a joint collaboration between ACC, Pinnacle Midlands Health Network, Sport Taranaki and New Plymouth Injury Safe. 

14 May 2018

Phoenix joins Primary Health Care Limited

On 14 May Primary Health Care Limited took over the ownership of Phoenix Urgent Doctors in New Plymouth.

10 May 2018

Waikato mental health integrated care co-ordination team update - May 2018

We meet with the  Waikato DHB ICCT on a monthly basis to review the transition of care of long term community mental health clients to primary care.

9 May 2018

What we've been reading - May 2018

Interesting articles, podcasts, clinical stories and learnings related to the primary health care sector our GP liaison team have found this month.

8 May 2018

Seeking community representatives!

The Midlands Regional Health Network Charitable Trust Board is made up of nine members: four clinical representatives, two Maori partner representatives, two community representatives and an independent professional chair. As per the trust deed requirements, the trust board is inviting interest from the public to fill two community representative positions.  

1 May 2018

Benefits and risks of taking antiepileptic medicines during pregnancy

Health professionals are encouraged to discuss the benefits and risks of taking antiepileptic medicine during pregnancy with female patients who are sexually active. 

1 May 2018

NZ Herald Local Focus checks out Once and For All quit smoking programme

We invited video journalist Hunter Calder to spend some time with quit coach Cassino Smith to find out how our Once and For All programme is helping to get people smokefree.

23 Apr 2018

Immunisation Week 30 April – 6 May

Immunisation Week (30 April - 6 May) is celebrated worldwide. The theme of this year's week is immunisation throughout the lifespan. 


 
20 Apr 2018
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Quarterly report - Q3 - (Jan - Mar) 2018

The Pinnacle MHN quarterly report for Q3 (Jan-Mar 2018) can be downloaded here.

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