This annual performance report provides an overview of some of Pinnacle's key highlights, challenges and milestones during the 2022-2023 year. We reflect on our progress against strategy, and performance against key system level and organisational measures.
We eagerly await the launch of the new government’s 100-day action plan, particularly on health. Whether the legislation is amended, unchanged, or repealed, we will continue working alongside others to advocate in this space.
A pilot mental health programme is supporting Waikato tāngata whai ora (people seeking wellbeing) to re-engage in meaningful activities that their mental health challenges had previously made unachievable.
Pinnacle was recently visited by Dame Karen Poutasi, Te Whatu Ora board chair and Fepulea'i Margie Apa, Te Whatu Ora CEO. During this visit Pinnacle showcased some great outreach initiatives and feedback emphasised the innovation.
We’re excited to launch the new practice system support service, which went live this month, as the first point of contact for the network, serving as subject matter experts in various general practice business processes, and supporting practices with new initiatives.
Pinnacle is committed to supporting education opportunities for practice managers. We have some funding available to support practices to take part in the annual PMAANZ conference in Ōtautahi, Christchurch from 14-16 September 2023.
Katoa, a new customised app, will make it easier for Pinnacle staff and the Midlands Health Network to learn and use Māori language, culture and customs in their day-to-day work. Katoa aims to support Pinnacle’s efforts to build a culturally aware health workforce across the network.