This week the Pinnacle Incorporated Executive Committee has written to Dr Ashley Bloomfield, Director-General of Health and Labour MPs across the Midland region asking them to reconsider lowering the screening age for Māori and Pacific people.
2020 is of the year of the nurse and midwife, so naturally there is a lot of activity going on at Pinnacle. Jan Adams, nursing director summarises the activity going on – with our upcoming nursing conference of course taking the prime talking spot!
The Ministry of Health, ACC and Worksafe NZ have collaborated on developing an assessment pathway for accelerated silicosis. This will ensure a timely, consistent and comprehensive process to identify and assess people who are at risk of contracting accelerated silicosis.
This is a six-hour workshop aimed at assisting registered primary healthcare practitioners to increase their knowledge of contraception. This course is fully MOH funded for health professionals who meet priority criteria.
The aim of this game is to keep services running for patients at as full a scope of practice as is possible – routine care, immunisations, cervical screening, as well as routine appointments and managing acute care.