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1 Mar 2018

What we've been reading - March 2018

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

1 Mar 2018

Upcoming Government policy changes - what it could all mean for general practice

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.

21 Feb 2018

Celebrating the 2017 NETP nurses

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. 

21 Feb 2018

Showreel life in your region

And the winners are in! Congratulations to all who participated.

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21 Feb 2018

School health clinics making a difference in Waikato communities

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.



12 Feb 2018

Pinnacle Midlands Health Network recognised for Coast to Coast employee engagement programme

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. 


8 Feb 2018

Pinnacle MHN submission - Newborn enrolment with general practice bill

Pinnacle MHN has written a submission on the Newborn enrolment with general practice bill.

 
31 Jan 2018

What we've been reading - February 2018

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

31 Jan 2018

From sidelines to siblings: Mike Bowen reflects on his life as a GP

Mike has been a firm fixture in the Glenview Medical team since 1974 when he arrived on the 'ten pound pom' scheme.

24 Jan 2018

Oto Med GP owner to retire after nearly half a century of practice

Dr Bob le Quesne, owner at Otorohanga-based Pinnacle Midlands Health Network practice Oto Med, is retiring this month after some four and a half decades as a general practitioner (GP).

22 Jan 2018

Full new born enrolment now available via NCHIP

Pinnacle MHN's Child and Youth Coordination (CaY-C) service team is delighted to announce that whānau from across the Waikato region can easily have their new born fully enrolled with a general practice at birth.

22 Jan 2018

Practices jump on board with lifting the lip early

At June 2017, Ministry of Health data showed that dental conditions were one of the top five ambulatory sensitive (avoidable) hospital admissions (ASH admissions) across all our DHB regions. Read more.


19 Jan 2018
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Quarterly Report - Q2 - (Oct - Dec) 2017

Download the Pinnacle Midlands Health Network quarter one 2017-18 report.

17 Jan 2018

What we've been reading - January 2018

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


12 Jan 2018

Celebrating a bright new future at Glenview Medical Centre

After nearly two years of planning and one year of construction the team at Glenview Medical Centre are thriving in their newly rebuilt premises.


21 Dec 2017

Meet the team leading our clinical programmes

In our new draft strategic plan we have four priority clinical programmes - get to know the leads and what their programmes are about.


19 Dec 2017

Waikato LMC care over the summer months

LMCs are independently contracted by the Ministry of Health to provide primary maternity services. There have recently been some LMCs exiting practice in parts of the Waikato - leaving a gap that has yet to be filled. For some women this meant it has been difficult to find an LMC.

14 Dec 2017

Merry Christmas and thanks for a great 2017

Pinnacle MHN chief executive David Oldershaw and medical director Jo Scott-Jones share their thoughts on 2017 and wish you all well for the holiday season in this video. 


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14 Dec 2017

EAP services - festive season support

EAP Services highlight some tips to help you and your teams thrive - not just survive - the holiday season

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14 Dec 2017

Voluntary Bonding Scheme
Information on the 2017 review and the 2018/19 intakes.
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