UPDATE 10 JULY - the pay offer has been rejected by nurses and the strike for 12 July (7am-7am the following day: 24 hours) is confirmed.
An update from Dr Frank Cullen, chairman, Pinnacle Incorporated
Recently indici has gone from being a beta test product to one that is ready for commercial implementation across the network.
Read the latest on capitation funding, government policy implementation following budget announcements and zoster vaccine administration.
National Health Advisory: There is a small risk that WA-WC series NHI numbers may be duplicated and display data associated with two people within the same record.
Dr Mary Ballantyne, from Te Awamutu Medical Centre, has been awarded a Queen's Service Medal for services to women's and children's health
We recently spoke with a GP who is a 'convert' - she was previously dead set against introducing portal use at her practice but on moving practices she found she had to 'get on board'. A couple of years down the track and she can't picture practicing without a portal now...
Pinnacle MHN medical director Jo Scott-Jones shares a day in the life as a GP to celebrate World Family Doctor day on 19 May.
The second season of 13 Reasons Why is being released this Friday, 18 May. The Ministry of Health has been working with other Government agencies and service providers to develop resources around this series.
On 14 May Primary Health Care Limited took over the ownership of Phoenix Urgent Doctors in New Plymouth.
We meet with the Waikato DHB ICCT on a monthly basis to review the transition of care of long term community mental health clients to primary care.
The Midlands Regional Health Network Charitable Trust Board is made up of nine members: four clinical representatives, two Maori partner representatives, two community representatives and an independent professional chair. As per the trust deed requirements, the trust board is inviting interest from the public to fill two community representative positions.
Otorohanga Medical Centre nurses are on a mission to find out why local women are declining to have regular cervical smear tests.
Tim Coulter will be missed by many when he retires from Taupo Health at the end
Earlier this month, Pinnacle Midlands Health
Network and Nga Miro Health Centre
together attended five Waikato-based marae across five days during Poukai
for the first time in the tradition's history,
reaching hundreds of priority group women with cervical screening messages.
On Saturday 21 April 2018, primary care health practitioners based rurally across the Midland region of New Zealand will congregate in Te Aroha for Pinnacle's first rural symposium in four years.
more than 45 years, Dr Tony Townsend is hanging up his stethoscope. Read his
story written by Coastal News.
Half a century to-the-year after qualifying as a
registered nurse, Lyn Durno of Pinnacle MHN practice Lake Surgery in Taupo is
this week hanging up her trusty stethoscope to step into retirement.
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.