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.
Three generations of folk in Ngatea were sad to see the familiar face of Robyn Taylor retire from Hauraki Plains Medical Centre in mid-January, after 34 years with the practice.
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.
PHARMAC is now funding the
new hepatitis C treatment, Maviret, a potential
cure for people with chronic hepatitis C infection regardless of the type or
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?
There are currently significant measles outbreaks overseas,
including in the Philippines and some European countries. Read more.
The Ministry of Health is reminding all healthcare professionals and those working in health care facilities, born on 1 January 1969 or later, to ensure they are protected against measles.
The new law aims to enhance legal protections in the workplace for people affected by domestic violence.