The end of quarter four marked the deadline for practices to achieve Foundation Standard or Cornerstone, and Pinnacle MHN is celebrating our practices' success.
This quarter, Pinnacle MHN worked with Te Puna Oranga (Waikato DHB's Māori Health service), Redicare Family Practice, and Rauawaawa kaumātua Charitable Trust, to vaccinate kaumātua in Hamilton.
The Health Care Home (HCH) programme has been reflecting on the alternatives to face to face care offered to patients this quarter.
The Pinnacle MHN Primary Mental Health programme is pleased to announce that Waikato DHB recently agreed to boost funding for Pinnacle MHN to deliver primary mental health services in the Waikato region. Funding kicks-in this quarter and continues throughout the next financial year.
It's been a busy
quarter for Xcrania, with multiple projects on the go and daily business as
usual tasks keeping the team on their toes. Here's a 'by the numbers' glimpse
at what's been busying the team during the last three months.
More than a dozen volunteers visited 10 locations across the Waikato and Tairawhiti regions on World Smokefree Day (31 May) to promote Pinnacle MHN's Once and For All stop smoking programme.
An achievement for Primary Health Care Limited (PHCL) this quarter is the results Taranaki-based PHCL practice, Avon Medical Centre, achieved against the Pinnacle MHN 2016/2017 quality plan.
The Pinnacle MHN Long Term Conditions (LTC) programme is pleased to announce that Taranaki DHB (TDHB) agreed to extend the contract for the Taranaki multi-disciplinary team (MDT) this quarter.
This quarter, indici
generated a real buzz at the GP Conference and Medical Exhibition (GPCME) held
in Rotorua in early June
Mental health, particularly suicide, has been under the spotlight recently and is a significant issue facing New Zealand.
In the Waikato there have been 15 probable or confirmed cases of mumps in the first six months of this year. Previously we had not seen any cases since 2012.
Taupo Medical Centre is a place where innovation has truly become the norm and the expectation in their unrelenting quest to make things better for their patient population.
This month the government announced new figures that showed an increased number of people had quit smoking compared to last year.
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians have released a New Zealand election statement calling for policymakers to make health equity the norm to improve health outcomes for the most vulnerable people in our communities.
The Ministry of Health and the Health Quality & Safety Commission are
introducing patient experience measures for primary care using an online
Mumps outbreaks around New Zealand are prompting reminders for measles, mumps, rubella vaccine.
Dayna Allen smoked through her first pregnancy, but quit with the help of stop smoking programme Once and For All when she found out she was pregnant with her second child.
From 3 July, Pinnacle MHN's Primary Options for Acute Care service will
become known as the Clinical Coordination Centre.