Primary options gives practices access to a range of funded community, diagnostic, therapeutic treatment and logistical services to help treat acute patients.
There's lately been a
lot of media coverage about young people's safety online. Mental health,
non-suicidal self-harm, and suicide themes on social media continue to be an
issue both youth and adults face daily.
Midlands Health Network's primary mental health service makes it easier for general practice to support patients with mild to moderate mental health issues.
Find useful mental health related links, apps and podcasts.
The B4 School Check is a nationwide programme offering a free health and development check for four year olds. Refer to the resources in this article.
Waikato DHB has exited the child and youth coordination services (Cay-C) contract, effective 17 December 2018.
Injury prevention programmes are offered in Waikato, Taranaki and Tairāwhiti.
Read more about injury prevention services in Tairāwhiti.
Read more about injury prevention services in Taranaki.
In addition to Pinnacle MHN primary mental health services, here are some other alternatives that may be available.
Heart Counselling in Hamilton are able to offer free support groups to those registered with Pinnacle practices who meet the criteria.
Learn more about patient portals and how they can help your practice and your patients.
The Waikato DHB recognises that anyone who was close to a person who has died as a result of suicide, will experience severe distress. Read more...
Implementation of Pinnacle's Health Care Home began in 2011 at three practices in Hamilton. Find out about our learnings so far.
30 GP-led clinics and nine registered nurse-led clinics are in place in Waikato high schools, teen parent units or alternative education.