Interesting articles, pd casts, clinical stories and learnings related to the primary health care sector our GP liaison team has found this month.
In New Zealand, around one in six Kiwi's suffer with a respiratory disease. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) affects hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders, and respiratory disease is the third leading cause of deaths in New Zealand - yet many have never heard of it.
Pinnacle MHN manages the regional Primary Options Acute Care (POAC) programme across the Waikato region for the whole population, regardless of PHO. This funding allows primary care to provide safe, acute care within the community to reduce demand on hospital services.
A reminder meningococcal disease should
still be on your differential diagnosis list, and along with classical symptoms, this particular bug can cause GI problems, pneumonia, septic arthritis,
endocarditis, and epi/supraglottitis.
Venture's ACC high tech imaging (HTI) direct access for general practice project is continuing to progress across the Midland region. Read more...
Supporting sustainable general practice to deliver high quality care is at the heart of what we do. If this is something you are passionate about too, read on.
Read the notice of Pinnacle Incorporated's Annual General Meeting for 2018.
Guidelines for general practice referrals
Primary mental health extended GP consults: guidelines and claiming
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.
After thirty six years in general practice Barrie Winn will retire at the end of this year.
Interesting articles, pod casts, clinical stories and learnings related to the primary health care sector our GP liaison team has found this month.
This service provides Waikato GPs with practice visits, telephone advice and other support for managing mental health conditions in general practice, and to give assistance with comprehensive patient assessments and management.
Midlands Health Network's primary mental health service makes it easier for general practice to support patients with mild to moderate mental health issues.
Interesting articles, podcasts, clinical stories, and learnings related to the primary healthcare sector our GP liaison team has found this month.
A public campaign to eradicate hepatitis C in Tairāwhiti. Read more.
Commentary from Dr Jo Scott-Jones, Pinnacle MHN medical director and related Ministry of Health information links.