Primary healthcare news, information & resources


14 Jul 2017

Reintegrating long term mental health patients into primary care

A new service funded by Waikato District Health Board will enable general practices in the Waikato region to help long term secondary care mental health patients transition to primary care.

15 May 2014

Health Care Home

Implementation of Pinnacle's Health Care Home began in 2011 at three practices in Hamilton.  Find out about our learnings so far.

15 May 2014

Primary Mental Health

Midlands Health Network's Primary Mental Health Service makes it easier for general practice to support patients with mild to moderate mental health issues.

GPs  
15 May 2014

School Clinics

30 GP-led clinics and nine registered nurse-led clinics are in place in Waikato high schools, teen parent units or alternative education.

Waikato  
15 Feb 2014

B4 School Checks

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.

1 Feb 2014

Child and Youth Health Coordination Service

The network is working with providers to create one shared view of the information held for children's health milestones.

28 Aug 2013

Primary Options

Primary Options gives practices access to a range of funded community, diagnostic, therapeutic treatment and logistical services to help treat acute patients.  

28 Aug 2013

ManageMyHealth

The ManageMyHealth™ patient portal and shared electronic health record are being rolled out across the network to let improve access to and continuity of care for patients.

28 Aug 2013

Lean

Lean is a management approach that focuses on creating a culture of eliminating waste and continuous improvement.

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