Bharat Mahajan, a 28 year old clinical services manager – mental health for Pinnacle has won the title of Mr Gay New Zealand 2021. Already recognised as a young leader in the health sector, Bharat impressed the judges and the voting public to take the winner’s sash at The Big Gay Out in February.
In August 2018 the Waikato DHB approved a programme enabling registered nurses (RNs), through delegated authority, to order specified lab investigations on behalf of their practitioners. This supports the work nurses do with a range of patients and whānau and is the only approved system in place for registered nurses to sign lab forms on behalf of practitioners.
Following practice feedback, and with agreement from the clinical group overseeing the programme, lesions that are recommended for removal by MoleMapTM can now be funded by this programme. Any other lesion must be triaged, as usual, by Waikato Teledermatology.
Read the latest update from Tairāwhiti DHB GP liaison Anna Meuli covering a community clinic update, limited availabiity for the stress ECHO, COVID-19 vaccine safety, and a clinical pharmacy update from Dianna Gibbs.