Pinnacle practices can refer patients to the multidisciplinary team to access services such as podiatry, social work, community pharmacy and dietetics.
All primary health organisations and their practices must comply with the PHO Enrolment Requirements when enrolling patients. Resources are attached.
The health literacy knowledge bank provides guidelines and resources to help health professionals and patients interact effectively with each other.
The ItsMyHealth.co.nz patient website includes a portal for your practice to promote your services to patients. We have provided information on how you can get the most out of this FREE service.
The Medical Assurance Society New Zealand (MAS) provides web-based business support tailored to general practice. This service is called HealthyPractice® and is available 24/7.
From 1 September 2015, health professionals in Hamilton city will be able to contact the Vulnerable Children's Hub about children you have concerns about.
As Pinnacle practice staff, you are entitled to free counselling and advice from the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
Information related to the application for eligible health practitioners for extension of GMS claiming.
A revised palliative care project with a new service specification and provider agreement has been developed and will run from 1 November 2013.
All resources relating to practice fees including VLCA and non-VLCA practice forms, the GP reasonable fee statement and calculator are listed here.
The Ministry of Health has created a poster and information
sheet for patients about the prescription subsidy card scheme.
Click here to access a list of all the One Point Lessons currently on the Pinnacle website.
The Immunisation Portfolio Group has developed a "Welcome to our Practice" letter to be sent to the parents of newborns at around four weeks of age.
Access electronic copies of the updated Provider Agreement and letter to business owners.
For regional and national pandemic resources visit the Ministry of Health website. The link to more information is provided in this article.
The following resources will help your practice better prepare for alcohol screening and providing brief intervention to patients.
This rural health page contains information about rural practices, the Regional Rural Advisory Group as well as resources and information related to rural health.
The Schedule of Age Sex Register Maintenance and Reporting Requirements have been developed to support practices to meet reporting requirements.
View resources and other information from the Pinnacle Rural Symposiums