Ministry of Health advice for health professionals on the criminal threat to infant formula.
Manawaru is Turanga Health's monthly newsletter and is filled with staff news, photos, information and success stories.
This report provides insight into the development and roll out of Midlands Health Network's integrated model of care to three Hamilton practices.
This summary report from the 2009 workforce census covers general practitioners, practice nurses, and practice managers and administrators.
Health providers in the Tairāwhiti-Gisborne district have worked together to reduce the rate of avoidable hospital admissions among the district's most vulnerable babies and young children.
A software-based decision support tool for general practice has been developed for Tairawhiti to assist with managing chronic kidney disease.
More than a dozen volunteers visited 10 locations across the Waikato and Tairawhiti regions on World Smokefree Day (31 May) to promote Pinnacle MHN's Once and For All stop smoking programme.
Research shows that a "business-as-usual" approach to smoking cessation in New Zealand means the Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 target will not be met. Therefore, Pinnacle MHN is leading a new approach to Stop Smoking Services across Waikato and Tairawhiti regions - Quit Smoking: Once and for All.
There are a number of processes in place throughout the Midlands region to assist health professionals referring patients to mental health services.
Referrals to primary health services are being prioritised for Maori/Pacific, low income earners and youth (12-19 years).
Referrals and enrolments in Pinnacle MHN's stop smoking programme, Once and For All, havecontinued to exceed expectations in the Tairāwhiti region this quarter.
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.
A public campaign to eradicate hepatitis C in Tairāwhiti. Read more.
Falls prevention programmes are offered in Waikato, Taranaki and Tairāwhiti.
The WIN18 programme concludes on 30 September. Our respiratory nurse is available to educate
and support general practices with these patients.