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.
A small afternoon tea celebration was held on Monday 19 February to honour the hard work of the five nurses who completed the new entry to practice (NETP) nursing programme in 2017.
And the winners are in! Congratulations to all who participated.
Annually, thousands of youth struggle to access health care services. Hear about the team of 11 registered nurses and 19 general practitioners (GPs) ready and waiting to fight the access impasse.
Pinnacle Midlands Health Network has recently been announced as a finalist in the prestigious 2018 New Zealand human resource awards to be held at at SkyCity in Auckland this month.
Dr Bob le Quesne, owner at Otorohanga-based Pinnacle Midlands Health Network practice Oto Med, is retiring this month after some four and a half decades as a general practitioner (GP).
Pinnacle MHN's Child and Youth Coordination
(CaY-C) service team is delighted to announce that whānau from across the Waikato region can easily have their new born
fully enrolled with a general practice at birth.
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.
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.
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).