The resources attached support the Waikato GP DVT pathway. The pathway is available for all practices in the Waikato DHB area.
GPs can now refer Waikato patients directly to the Health Waikato Radiology Department for a CT Urogram. A pathway is attached.
These Waikato DHB guidelines will help GPs to deactivate a Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD).
Waikato District Health Board's dermatology department has created a useful resource showing common steroidal creams used in the management of eczema.
A new service offering women the choice of a medical termination of pregnancy started at Waikato Hospital on 5 May 2014.
Resources for primary care nursing staff
engaged in the Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme.
Waikato GPs can make an eReferral directly to the Primary Mental Health Service for those patients with mild to moderate mental health issues.
To gain CME points, watch the Waikato Postgraduate Medicine CME seminar videos and take the quizzes.
Pinnacle Midlands Health Network (Pinnacle MHN), plans to use a $15,000 grant from the Heart Foundation to help fund the trial of a new method for assessing chest pain, among people in rural Waikato.
The 'Become your own food expert' workshop, run by Waikato community dietitians, was a great success.
Find information for all 2017 Hospice Waikato palliative care lecture series here.
Several District Health Boards (DHBs) have now partnered to use Ko Awatea as their online learning centre. Waikato DHB is the first to notify their process.
All interested nurses and midwives are invited to
attend a two-day seminar titled 'Clinical Assessment Skills' on either Tuesday 30 and Wednesday 31 May,
or Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14
September 2017 At Wintec
All health professionals studying at a post graduate level in 2017
are invited to an academic writing workshop held at Waikato DHB.
Hospice Waikato invites all interested health professionals to access its free monthly palliative care lectures during 2017.
A special needs grant is being introduced to help women on benefits obtain or remove long-acting reversible contraception.
The first primary Māori health workforce care assistant pilot programme, run by Pinnacle Midlands Health Network, Waikato DHB Māori health unit Te Puna Oranga and Wintec, commenced this month at Wintec in Hamilton.
Patients who could benefit from more physical activity are getting the push they need with help from their GP and Sport Waikato.
An electronic copy of the December eReferral newsletter is available here along with the eReferral resource for patients with a high suspicion of cancer.