All primary health organisations and their practices must comply with the PHO Enrolment Requirements when enrolling patients. Resources are attached.
From 1 September 2015, health professionals in Hamilton city will be able to contact the Vulnerable Children's Hub about children you have concerns about.
Refer to resources for the B4 School Check, a nationwide programme offering a free health and development check for four year olds.
Refer to the following Cellulitis Pathway attachments including resources, FAQs and information designed for Waikato GPs and nurses.
The resources attached support the Waikato GP DVT pathway. The pathway is available for all practices in the Waikato DHB area.
Waikato District Health Board's dermatology department has created a useful resource showing common steroidal creams used in the management of eczema.
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).
A new service offering women the choice of a medical termination of pregnancy started at Waikato Hospital on 5 May 2014.
Waikato GPs can make an eReferral directly to the Primary Mental Health Service for those patients with mild to moderate mental health issues.
Resources for primary care nursing staff
engaged in the Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme.
Click here to learn about the Waikato Allergy Clinic at Victoria Central and how to contact the service.
The resources contained in this article support Vitamin D prescribing to residents of aged residential care in the Waikato DHB region.
The 'Become your own food expert' workshop, run by Waikato community dietitians, was a great success.
A special needs grant is being introduced to help women on benefits obtain or remove long-acting reversible contraception.
An electronic copy of the December eReferral newsletter is available here along with the eReferral resource for patients with a high suspicion of cancer.
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.
Ministry of Health advice for health professionals on the criminal threat to infant formula.
Hamilton East Medical Centre nurse Carolyn Irving hung up her nursing uniform in January 2016, 50 years after first putting it on.
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.