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Visual aide for eczema creams

Waikato District Health Board's dermatology department has created a useful resource showing common steroidal creams used in the management of eczema.

Resuscitation and first aid courses by St John

Refer to this webpage for information on St John resuscitation and first aid courses. 

Contraception grant for beneficiaries

A special needs grant is being introduced to help women on benefits obtain or remove long-acting reversible contraception. 

ANZ special offer

Midlands Health Network practice staff are eligible for special rates on a range of ANZ's everyday and specialist banking products.

Criminal threat to infant formula

Ministry of Health advice for health professionals on the criminal threat to infant formula.

Medicine advice put patients back on track

Clinical pharmacist Tess James is proof that tackling a few simple medicine issues can greatly improve a patient's quality of life.

Pharmacy agreement

The community pharmacy contract that came into effect on 1 July 2012 has the provision for managing patients with long term conditions.

Clinical Pharmacy Review

This report looks at the new Clinical Pharmacist role, the work and tasks undertaken, and relationships with NorthCare's GP teams and patients.

Tokoroa Clinical Pharmacists Service Report

This report provides a snapshot of the clinical pharmacist service in the six months following the move of the GP practices to the Tokoroa Hospital site.


Workforce Trends 2009

This summary report from the 2009 workforce census covers general practitioners, practice nurses, and practice managers and administrators.

Postgraduate study in health and social practice

Wintec's postgraduate programmes in health and social practice offer exciting possibilities for professional development and to broaden career options.

Health Care Home

Implementation of Pinnacle's Health Care Home began in 2011 at three practices in Hamilton.  Find out about our learnings so far.