Having an established relationship with a primary health care provider is a proven success factor in the timely delivery of childhood milestone checks - immunisations in particular.
Download the Pinnacle Midlands Health Network quarter one 2017-18 report.
The Pinnacle MHN Physically Well programme is celebrating the continued success of the TaranakiFalls Prevention Service (FPS), which was launched last quarter and is now well established.
Since 2015 Pinnacle MHN has provided innovation funding to help Waikato and Gisborne practices develop and deliver service improvements.
There have been some recent changes and initiatives for Work and Income (W&I) that have some impact for GPs.
Referrals and enrolments in Pinnacle MHN's stop smoking programme, Once and For All, havecontinued to exceed expectations in the Tairāwhiti region this quarter.
A group of eight Māori residents battling diabetes have dramatically increased their diabetes self-management skills in a first-of-its-kind pilot programme recently implemented in Huntly.
Ninety-eight-year-old Colin Cochran is one of almost 90 frail elderly in Taranaki making significant improvements in strength and balance, thanks to a recently established falls prevention service (FPS) run by Pinnacle MHN.
New Zealand is well positioned to see more Māori enter the primary health care workforce thanks to a new tertiary qualification developed collaboratively by Wintec and PHO Pinnacle Midlands Health Network (Pinnacle MHN).
Earlier this month a handful of representatives from Pinnacle MHN took the opportunity to attend the debut Nga Whanau o Mangaru (Mongrel Mob) Hearty Hauora Kaupapa event held in Hamilton.
Dr Ian Smiley is retiring this month from Moturoa Medical Centre after nearly four decades of service at the Taranaki-based practice.
We are proud to release our Draft Pinnacle Midlands Health Network Strategic Plan 2017-2021 for consultation.
Kathy has a longstanding history with various practices across the network, and her hard work and dedication will be missed by many we're sure.
Hamilton-based Pinnacle MHN practice Hillcrest Medical Centre is having
great success with its cervical screening rates thanks to a specific strategy
involving a dedicated nurse making screening-related phone calls.
Interesting articles, clinical stories and learnings related to the primary health care sector we've found this month.
Pinnacle MHN chief executive David Oldershaw and medical director Jo Scott-Jones share their thoughts on 2017 and wish you all well for the holiday season in this video.