addition of the Zostavax vaccine to the adult schedule has prompted discussion
about how best to manage this process well and safely. Read more.
A collection of useful resources on addiction from the New Zealand Drug foundation and Matua Raki.
Referrals to primary health services are being prioritised for Maori/Pacific, low income earners and youth (12-19 years).
A list of web-based educational and training resources relevant to family doctors who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in primary mental health care.
Access monthly public health bulletins from Waikato DHB.
Access an update from the Ministry of Health about the current Ebola outbreak.
A message from the Ministry of Health regarding the cremation of stillborn children.
View The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners' policy brief on 'tackling the growing obesity epidemic: a general practice perspective'.
Clinicians are reminded to refer to the sore throat management guideline to help reduce the instances of acute rheumatic fever (ARF)
Access the 'notice to provide written report' and 'record of death' forms.
Access the Ministry of Health's general practice toolkit for more heart and diabetes checks and better help for smokers to quit.
Access Ministry of Health guidance for healthy weight gain in pregnancy.
Access Ministry of Health information about gout for patients and clinicians.
Access Rotovirus information prepared by the Ministry of Health for clinicians and patients.
Waikato District Health Board's dermatology department has created a useful resource showing common steroidal creams used in the management of eczema.
Ministry of Health has developed these printable Measles resources for you to display at your practice.
These Waikato DHB guidelines will help GPs to deactivate a Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD).
"Beating the Blues" is a web-based cognitive behavioural programme by BPAC for people with symptoms of mild or mild-moderate depression.
The following resources will help you increase your understanding about child protection and family violence, and better prepare you to support your patients.