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Browse the latest news and stories from across the Pinnacle group. We feature stories on service and workforce innovation as well as highlights from our practices across the network.

Carefirst target their vaccination efforts

Carefirst target their vaccination efforts

Alongside delivering vaccinations to all those who are eligible, the team at Carefirst have been hard at work to target vaccination opportunities ...

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Drive-thru at Devon a great success

Drive-thru at Devon a great success

Devon Medical quickly pivoted in order to ramp up their vaccination efforts. They’ve also taken a continuous improvement approach, learning and ...

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General practice support to the Taranaki COVID-19 vaccination programme

General practice support to the Taranaki COVID-19 vaccination programme

Pinnacle Midlands Health Network, working alongside our general practices, are really rising to the challenge, delivering COVID-19 vaccinations in ...

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Covid-19 Delta outbreak

Covid-19 Delta outbreak

Currently Auckland is at Alert Level 4. The rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 2.

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When can I get my COVID-19 vaccination?

When can I get my COVID-19 vaccination?

COVID-19 vaccination bookings are open to everyone in New Zealand aged 12 years and over.

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Wintec Health Services now home to two registered nurse prescribers

Wintec Health Services now home to two registered nurse prescribers

Wintec Health Services in Hamilton is now home to two nurse prescribers.

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A good journey: Celebrating the contribution of a remarkable nurse

A good journey: Celebrating the contribution of a remarkable nurse

Pat Bodger, Te Atiawa, Taranaki, Ngati Mutanga, Ngāruahine, Ngati Ruanui, has a straightforward approach to rural community nursing: you just get it ...

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Fieldays TV: The mental health of our rural rangatahi/youth

Fieldays TV: The mental health of our rural rangatahi/youth

The mental health of our young people in rural communities is at a tipping point. We hear from people passionate about improving youth wellbeing.

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Waikato DHB information system outage and services update

Waikato DHB information system outage and services update

Waikato DHB's information systems were affected by a cyber security incident on Tuesday 18 May 2021. Services are impacted and will resume over time. ...

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Acknowledging and celebrating the breadth of mahi across the primary health sector

Acknowledging and celebrating the breadth of mahi across the primary health sector

Congratulations to the winners, runners up and highly commended entries in the 2021 New Zealand Primary Healthcare Awards | He Tohu Mauri Ora!

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2021 Pinnacle Medical Scholarship awarded to Raglan GP for eczema initiative

2021 Pinnacle Medical Scholarship awarded to Raglan GP for eczema initiative

A proposed education clinic for tamariki with eczema and dermititis has received the 2021 Pinnacle Medical Scholarship, including $10,000 in funding.

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Youth, leadership and health reform: meet Mr Gay NZ 2021

Youth, leadership and health reform: meet Mr Gay NZ 2021

Bharat Mahajan (he/him), a 28 year old clinical services manager – mental health for Pinnacle, has won the title of Mr Gay New Zealand 2021.

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Partnership at Parihaka brings health services to the community

Partnership at Parihaka brings health services to the community

Every fortnight inside a whare at Parihaka Papakāinga in Taranaki, people can be found laughing and catching up with whānau in the Wakaihu Taiora ...

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COVID-19

COVID-19

New Zealand's Alert Levels changed at 11.59pm on Sunday 14 February 2021.

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General practice and Alert Level 2 – what to expect

General practice and Alert Level 2 – what to expect

In Alert Level 2 we need to take a 'virtual first' approach - find out what this means for you.

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Applying a Māori lens to healthcare: Te Taumata Hauora announces new chair

Applying a Māori lens to healthcare: Te Taumata Hauora announces new chair

Gary Thompson (Ngaati Paoa, Ngaati Hauaa) is the new chair of Te Taumata Hauora, Māori Advisory Committee.

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2019-20 Midlands Regional Health Network Charitable Trust Annual Report

2019-20 Midlands Regional Health Network Charitable Trust Annual Report

Download the trust's annual report.

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Fond farewell and election results: Updates from the Pinnacle Incorporated AGM

Fond farewell and election results: Updates from the Pinnacle Incorporated AGM

After nearly 32 years of network leadership Dr Frank Cullen stood down from the executive committee at the AGM held last week.

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A new board chair for Pinnacle Ventures

A new board chair for Pinnacle Ventures

Pinnacle Ventures Limited is pleased to announce Mark Ingle as the new board chair, replacing Craig McFarlane.

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Pinnacle Ventures sells xcrania to PlatformPlus

Pinnacle Ventures sells xcrania to PlatformPlus

We are excited to announce the sale of xcrania to PlatformPlus

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