In our end of year issue we explore the value of Pinnacle membership.
Interesting articles, pod casts, clinical stories and learnings related to the primary health care sector our GP liaison team has found this month.
Find Pinnacle office close down dates here as well as dates for other services we've been informed of.
A celebration was held last week to honour the hard work of the four nurses
who completed the Pinnacle graduate nurse programme in 2018.
As part of Budget 2018 several
changes took place from 1 December 2018 to provide people with greater
access to primary care services. Find out what this means for your practice.
Interesting articles, podcasts, clinical stories, and learnings related to the primary healthcare sector our GP liaison team has found this month.
Commentary from Dr Jo Scott-Jones, Pinnacle MHN medical director and related Ministry of Health information links.
Response to Medtech claims that Midlands Health Network, Pinnacle Incorporated, Ventures and Valentia conspired together to copy Medtech's software and use its confidential information.
www.itsmyhealth.co.nz is a Pinnacle website aimed at patients. It includes a practice directory with contact details for your practice.
PHARMAC is now funding the
new hepatitis C treatment, Maviret, a potential
cure for people with chronic hepatitis C infection regardless of the type or
I know this is a daily concern for Pinnacle members, and that it is not a new problem. We're keen to ideas from practice staff - what more can Pinnacle do to support immunisation rates?
There are currently significant measles outbreaks overseas,
including in the Philippines and some European countries. Read more.
Interesting articles, podcasts, clinical stories and learnings related to the primary healthcare sector our GP liaison team has found this month.
NES will go live Monday 1
April for capitation payments - read more.
As cases of measles continue to spread nationwide here are some helpful resources and answers to questions you may be facing in your practice.
achievement rates for cardiovascular risk assessments across our
network have always been well in excess of 90 per cent and are something practices
should be very proud of.
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.
The Ministry of Health is reminding all healthcare professionals and those working in health care facilities, born on 1 January 1969 or later, to ensure they are protected against measles.
The new law aims to enhance legal protections in the workplace for people affected by domestic violence.