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.
Download the Pinnacle Midlands Health Network quarter one 2017-18 report.
Interesting articles, clinical stories and learnings related to the primary health care sector we've found this month.
After nearly two years of planning and one year of construction the team at Glenview Medical Centre are thriving in their newly rebuilt premises.
In our new draft strategic plan we have four priority clinical programmes - get to know the leads and what their programmes are about.
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.
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.
EAP Services highlight some tips to help you and your teams thrive - not just survive - the holiday season
Hamilton-based Pinnacle MHN practice Hillcrest Medical Centre is having
great success with its cervical screening rates thanks to a specific strategy
involving a dedicated nurse making screening-related phone calls.
The aim of this service is to provide interpreter and translation services to refugees when receiving primary health services in Hamilton area, including general practice and allied health consultations, pharmacy services and counselling.
Smokers in Tokoroa are the first in the country to have access to ongoing face-to-face stop smoking support directly from their local pharmacy.
Kathy has a longstanding history with various practices across the network, and her hard work and dedication will be missed by many we're sure.
New Zealand is well positioned to see more Māori enter the primary health care workforce thanks to a new tertiary qualification developed collaboratively by Wintec and PHO Pinnacle Midlands Health Network (Pinnacle MHN).
Earlier this month a handful of representatives from Pinnacle MHN took the opportunity to attend the debut Nga Whanau o Mangaru (Mongrel Mob) Hearty Hauora Kaupapa event held in Hamilton.
Ninety-eight-year-old Colin Cochran is one of almost 90 frail elderly in Taranaki making significant improvements in strength and balance, thanks to a recently established falls prevention service (FPS) run by Pinnacle MHN.
This webpage supports health practitioners to live physically well lives, so you can support patients to do-so too. It's full of links to physical-health related webinars, and useful information related to exercise and food.
Dr Ian Smiley is retiring this month from Moturoa Medical Centre after nearly four decades of service at the Taranaki-based practice.
Referrals and enrolments in Pinnacle MHN's stop smoking programme, Once and For All, havecontinued to exceed expectations in the Tairāwhiti region this quarter.
The Pinnacle MHN Physically Well programme is celebrating the continued success of the TaranakiFalls Prevention Service (FPS), which was launched last quarter and is now well established.