Primary healthcare news, information & resources


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ManageMyHealth

Your working life will be better with the ManageMyHealth™ shared electronic health record and online patient portal.

Patient Prompt

Supports patient management through prompting at individual patient level of action to be taken.

BPI Reports

You can now access your Quality 2013 and Long Term Conditions Management Programme 2013 reports by logging onto bestpractice intelligence (BPI).

After Hours Care

Midlands Health Network is working with local DHBs to help manage patients after hours and reduce ED admissions.  Posters are attached.

Map of Medicine

Map of Medicine is a clinical pathways online resource, piloted in Waikato practices since January 2013 and to be available network-wide later in 2013.

Lippincott

Access Lippincott and the Nursing Reference Centre information. 

Section 4 - Professional Development

Section 4 covers indicators 30 and 31 of the Foundation Standard.

Video: Introducing xcrania™

Watch this video to find out how xcrania™ can improve your practice.

After Hours Response - Waikato

Patients enrolled in practices in Hamilton and surrounding areas have improved health care and support through a service called After Hours Response.

ManageMyHealth

The ManageMyHealth™ patient portal and shared electronic health record are being rolled out across the network to let improve access to and continuity of care for patients.

Lean

Lean is a management approach that focuses on creating a culture of eliminating waste and continuous improvement.

Common Form

A standardised screening and management tool for diabetes annual review and CVRA to assist clinical review, disease monitoring and clinical management.

New chronic kidney disease support tool going live in Tairawhiti

A software-based decision support tool for general practice has been developed for Tairawhiti to assist with managing chronic kidney disease.

Staying alert to patients' mental health

Mental health, particularly suicide, has been under the spotlight recently and is a significant issue facing New Zealand.


Referring patients to mental health services

There are a number of processes in place throughout the Midlands region to assist health professionals referring patients to mental health services.

Addiction resources

A collection of useful resources on addiction from the New Zealand Drug foundation and Matua Raki.

Stress and burnout in general practice

"The slow earthquake" is a resource about stress and burnout in general practice written by Dr Jo Scott-Jones, Dr David Maplesden and Dr Bronwyn Campbell.