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Ebola virus disease update

Access an update from the Ministry of Health about the current Ebola outbreak. 

Clinical Matters - 15 September 2016

Read Clinical Matters for 15 September 2016

Clinical Matters - 21 July 2016

Read Clinical Matters for 21 July 2016.

Heart and diabetes toolkit

Access the Ministry of Health's general practice toolkit for more heart and diabetes checks and better help for smokers to quit. 

Guidance for healthy weight gain in pregnancy

Access Ministry of Health guidance for healthy weight gain in pregnancy.


Access Ministry of Health information about gout for patients and clinicians.

National Enrolment Service (NES)

Information about the Ministry of Health's National Enrolment Service (NES).

Map of Medicine

Map of Medicine is a clinical pathways online resource, piloted in Waikato practices since January 2013 and to be available network-wide later in 2013.

Measles resources

The Ministry of Health has developed these printable Measles resources for you to display at your practice.  

Immunisation - A team approach

This booklet covers all aspects of immunisation and is designed to support the everyday work practice staff do to ensure families receive the immunisations they need.

Pertussis algorithm update

The algorithm for diagnosis and treatment of pertussis has been updated by Population Health Waikato. 


Access Lippincott and the Nursing Reference Centre information. 

NZ ePrescription Service

Access these newsletter for the latest updates on the NZ ePrescription Service.

National Child Health Information Platform

A national service to help parents and caregivers find the right health provider for their child.

Research Reviews & Funds

This article links you to the Research Reviews and DHB Research Fund websites with updates in a variety of health areas including general practice.

Quarterly report - Q1 2016/2017

The Pinnacle Midlands Health Network Quarterly Report for Quarter 1 - July to September 2016 can be downloaded at the link below:

Pinnacle MHN Quarterly Report - Q1 - July-Sept 2016 (PDF)

Clinical Matters - 18 February 2016

Read Clinical Matters for 18 February 2016.

Management Matters - 6 October 2016

Read Management Matters for Thursday 6 October, 2016

Updated smoking cessation guidelines

Access updated New Zealand guidelines for helping people to stop smoking, prepared by the Ministry of Health. 

Rotovirus information for clinicians and patients

 Access Rotovirus information prepared by the Ministry of Health for clinicians and patients. 

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