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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.

Pinnacle Incorporated and Midlands Health Network move to combined board structure

Pinnacle Incorporated and Midlands Health Network move to combined board structure

Changes to the Pinnacle Incorporated and Midlands Health Network board structure were confirmed on 27 February 2020.

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Christine Hall appointed as interim chief executive for Ventures

Christine Hall appointed as interim chief executive for Ventures

Christine Hall has been appointed as interim chief executive for Ventures.

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General practice is open but changing how patients are seen

General practice is open but changing how patients are seen

While our general practice teams work hard to manage the evolving COVID-19 situation you will notice changes in the way you are asked to access ...

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John Macaskill-Smith announces his departure from Pinnacle Ventures

John Macaskill-Smith announces his departure from Pinnacle Ventures

John Macaskill-Smith, chief executive of Pinnacle Ventures has announced he will be leaving to take on new challenges.

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COVID-19

COVID-19

Recently, an outbreak of a new coronavirus disease now called COVID-19 (sometimes called novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV) was identified.

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Pinnacle celebrates 30th birthday with awards ceremony

Pinnacle celebrates 30th birthday with awards ceremony

180 guests came together on 19 November at Claudelands Events Centre to celebrate Pinnacle’s 30th birthday and honour the innovation, dedication ...

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Prioritising Māori governance representation in the cancer sector, worldwide

Prioritising Māori governance representation in the cancer sector, worldwide

The 2019 World Indigenous Cancer Conference was held in Calgary, Canada last month.

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Cyber security incident at Tū Ora Compass Health

Cyber security incident at Tū Ora Compass Health

No Pinnacle patient information is available via any website and therefore the type of breach experienced by Compass Tū Ora would never have an ...

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Standing with our partners – volunteering at the Kaumātua Olympics

Standing with our partners – volunteering at the Kaumātua Olympics

A team of volunteers from the Pinnacle office in Hamilton recently used their volunteering day to support the annual Kaumātua Olympics.

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Tane Takitu Ake ki Taupō

Tane Takitu Ake ki Taupō

Tane Takitu Ake ki Taupō (Men standing strong in Taupō) is a kaupapa Māori six-week program with a focus on Māori men‘s health.

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Extra strength enhancing the care team at Tokoroa Medical Centre

Extra strength enhancing the care team at Tokoroa Medical Centre

In 2012 many of the GPs in Tokoroa signalled their retirement after serving their community for 30 plus years. The Pinnacle Group stepped in to help.

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Health system interim report - Our response

Health system interim report - Our response

Read the Pinnacle Group's response to the Health and Disability System Review - Interim Report by Dr Brendon Eade, Pinnacle Incorporated Deputy Chair.

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Measles alert

Measles alert

Find out more about the measles, and what you can do to protect you and your whānau.

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Pinnacle highlights: August 2019

Pinnacle highlights: August 2019

Around the board table lately there has been one firm topic of discussion, what does the future hold for Pinnacle?

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Beerescourt Medical's rapid indici transition

Beerescourt Medical's rapid indici transition

In May, Beerescourt Medical Centre's legacy practice management system crashed due to a significant server issue, with no timeframe given for when it ...

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Leadership changes announced for Pinnacle Midlands Health Network

Leadership changes announced for Pinnacle Midlands Health Network

Pinnacle MHN chief executive David Oldershaw announced his resignation from the role, beginning 1 August.

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2018 Midlands Regional Health Network Charitable Trust Annual Report

2018 Midlands Regional Health Network Charitable Trust Annual Report

Download the trust's annual report.

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A new era for Pinnacle data and information

A new era for Pinnacle data and information

We're making some important changes in the way we store and use data.

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Using tech to help patients take their health into their own hands

Using tech to help patients take their health into their own hands

Business is Boring is a weekly podcast series presented by The Spinoff in association with Callaghan Innovation.

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Pharmacogenomics goes live: training and pilot project launches

Pharmacogenomics goes live: training and pilot project launches

In September 2018 our innovation arm, Ventures, announced the first large-scale, primary care-based genomics programme for New Zealand.

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