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
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.
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.
A public campaign to eradicate hepatitis C in Tairāwhiti. Read more.
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.
This service, currently piloted in Hamilton, is designed to support general practice in the management of their patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
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?
Interesting articles, podcasts, clinical stories and learnings related to the primary healthcare sector our GP liaison team has found this month.
As cases of measles continue to spread nationwide here are some helpful resources and answers to questions you may be facing in your practice.