Read the notice of Pinnacle Incorporated's Annual General Meeting for 2017.
On Monday 9 October Pinnacle Incorporated chair Dr Frank Cullen has announced two changes in leadership of the Midlands Health Network side of the group.
Dayna Allen smoked through her first pregnancy, but quit with the help of stop smoking programme Once and For All when she found out she was pregnant with her second child.
Dr McCracken has recently been appointed Pinnacle MHN's medical lead/clinical director - primary mental health, a role that has been established to support Pinnacle's primary mental health service in providing treatment for patients with mild to moderate mental health issues in a community setting.
Taupo Medical Centre is a place where innovation has truly become the norm and the expectation in their unrelenting quest to make things better for their patient population.
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians have released a New Zealand election statement calling for policymakers to make health equity the norm to improve health outcomes for the most vulnerable people in our communities.
In the Waikato there have been 15 probable or confirmed cases of mumps in the first six months of this year. Previously we had not seen any cases since 2012.
It's been a busy
quarter for Xcrania, with multiple projects on the go and daily business as
usual tasks keeping the team on their toes. Here's a 'by the numbers' glimpse
at what's been busying the team during the last three months.
More than a dozen volunteers visited 10 locations across the Waikato and Tairawhiti regions on World Smokefree Day (31 May) to promote Pinnacle MHN's Once and For All stop smoking programme.
The Pinnacle MHN Primary Mental Health programme is pleased to announce that Waikato DHB recently agreed to boost funding for Pinnacle MHN to deliver primary mental health services in the Waikato region. Funding kicks-in this quarter and continues throughout the next financial year.
The Pinnacle MHN Long Term Conditions (LTC) programme is pleased to announce that Taranaki DHB (TDHB) agreed to extend the contract for the Taranaki multi-disciplinary team (MDT) this quarter.
This quarter, indici
generated a real buzz at the GP Conference and Medical Exhibition (GPCME) held
in Rotorua in early June
The Health Care Home (HCH) programme has been reflecting on the alternatives to face to face care offered to patients this quarter.
This quarter, Pinnacle MHN worked with Te Puna Oranga (Waikato DHB's Māori Health service), Redicare Family Practice, and Rauawaawa kaumātua Charitable Trust, to vaccinate kaumātua in Hamilton.
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.
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.
If you're pregnant and you want to quit smoking, it's really important you stop to protect your baby. Pinnacle's stop smoking programme gives you the support and guidance you need to quit for good. And you could receive up to $300 in reward vouchers.
From 29 June, a new 'falls
risk threshold' patient prompt will be available to Taranaki practices
From 3 July, Pinnacle MHN's Primary Options for Acute Care service will
become known as the Clinical Coordination Centre.
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.